Charles T. Shad



U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida


Charles “Chuck” Shad is a senior shareholder with the firm. He has practiced law in Florida for more than 50 years. Chuck is a trial attorney practicing predominantly in the area of Medical Malpractice Defense and General Civil Litigation.

Chuck has decades of experience representing hospitals and health care professionals in complex medical claims including birth defect, wrongful death, and catastrophic brain and spinal cord injury cases. Providing both trial representation and legal counsel outside the courtroom, he has achieved an impressive record of defense verdicts for his clients.

Chuck frequently presents to medical professionals about medical malpractice litigation and patient safety. He is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale Hubbell, its highest ranking.

A native of Jacksonville, Chuck is an avid sports fan, especially Florida State Seminoles, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Boston Red Sox. He enjoys spending time walking his dog, Slider, on the beach.


The Florida Bar

The Jacksonville Bar Association

American Bar Association

Florida Defense Lawyers Association

American Board of Trial Advocates

Defense Research Institute

Phi Delta Phi

Awards & Recognitions

AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
2018 Trial Lawyer of the Year by ABOTA, Jacksonville Chapter


B.A., Florida State University, 1965

J.D., University of Florida College of Law, 1967