Charles G. Young, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Young Ricchiuti Caldwell & Heller, LLC
 | 1600 Market Street, Suite 1650
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 267-546-1001
Fax: 267-546-1039
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Charles G. Young, III, is a respected Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, attorney with extensive experience handling personal injury and related cases, including medical and professional malpractice, construction accidents, products liability and aviation accidents. A member of the law firm Young Ricchiuti Caldwell & Heller, LLC, he has hundreds of clients in Philadelphia and the surrounding regions of Chester, Lehigh, Montgomery and Delaware counties, as well as in other states.

Mr. Young has handled more than 250 cases in both state and federal courts, winning many jury verdicts of more than $1 million and several of more than $10 million. He has also secured numerous seven-figure settlements for his clients.

Mr. Young earned the highest rating of AV Preeminent* from the peer-review service Martindale-Hubbell and he has been listed in the "Best Lawyers in America" publication.**

A native of Kansas City, Missouri, Mr. Young is a graduate of Duke University and the University of Missouri School of Law.

Dedicated to his craft, Mr. Young is presently a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Philadelphia Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice. Mr. Young was elected to the American College of Trial Lawyers in 1995 and has been chosen to serve on the organization’s Teaching Trial and Appellate Advocacy committee.

Always committed to sharing his legal knowledge with other attorneys, Mr. Young often lectures on trial advocacy topics. On behalf of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, he created a program on examining witnesses, which was presented to lawyers throughout the state. Mr. Young was also part of a small group of legal professionals who presented a seminar on science in the courtroom for the National Judicial College.

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

** The Best Lawyers in America® 2013. Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (70%)

Personal Injury - Products (20%)

Personal Injury - General (10%)


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Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019

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About Charles Young, III

Admitted: 1975, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:


  • He is widely recognized by lawyers and judges as one of the top trial lawyers in the Philadelphia area
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Recognized by his peers as a Pennsylvania Superlawyer

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyer Associations
  • Member of the Million Dollar Advocates' Forum
  • Member of the Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Member of American Association for Justice
  • Member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyer Association
  • Elected to the American College of Trial Lawyers and, in 2001, was chosen to participate on the college's Teaching Trial and Appellate Advocacy committee

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Presented a seminar for the National Judicial College dealing with science in the courtroom for judges from across the country
  • Lectures at Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) on various topics dealing with trial advocacy

Educational Background:

  • Duke University in Durham, North Carolina
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Office Location for Charles G. Young, III

1600 Market Street
Suite 1650
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 267-546-1001

Fax: 267-546-1039

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Last Updated: 6/26/2019

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