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ADA Litigation Attorneys

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Defense for Your Business, Commercial Property, and Website

Vaughan & Associates are trusted in defending ADA cases for over 25 years by businesses, commercial property owners, property managers, and individuals to defend them in ADA disabled access lawsuits. With an attorney on staff who is certified by the state of California and as a Certified Access Specialist, Vaughan & Associates understands the complete legal issue as well as the technical requirements to bring your property into compliance and protect against future ADA claims.

You’ve been notified of a Disabled Access violation, What do you do now?

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You’ve been notified of a Disabled Access violation, What do you do now?

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Legal Services

ADA Defense Attorneys Defending Your Business & Property in ADA Compliance Violation Lawsuits in California.

ADA Litigation

Commercial & Industrial ADA Lawsuits 
ADA Compliance Violation Claims
ADA Abuse

Lawsuit Prevention

Pre-Suit Consultation
Lease Review
Construction Planning Review

Website Accessibility

ADA Website Claims
Compliance Testing
WCAG Compliance Consultation

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Cris Vaughan is an attorney who understands disabled access law and how it relates to the needs and concerns of business owners, property owners, landlords and tenants. Since 2000, Cris has focused his practice on protecting and defending both private businesses and public entities in Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) litigation matters as well as related state and federal laws regarding accessibility. He has defended public entities and businesses of all sizes in hundreds of ADA accessibility lawsuits, earning a reputation as one of the foremost experts in this complicated and nuanced area of the law.

Cris takes a proactive approach to accessibility compliance, counseling clients on the steps to take to become compliant in order to avoid access litigation. 

Cris graduated with honors from what is now Western Oregon University and earned his law degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. He has given presentations on ADA access issues before business and professional groups throughout California. He has also served as deputy county counsel, where he represented the county in litigation and employment issues.

Cris is admitted to practice law in California and Nevada. He is also admitted to practice before a number of different United States District Courts in several states as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal in San Francisco and the United States Supreme Court.

Cris owns and operates ADA Consultant Services.  As a Certified Accessibility Specialist (CASp) and Certified ADA Coordinator (ADAC), Cris has performed more than five hundred (500) accessibility evaluations of both public accommodations and government facilities over the last 15 years.

CRIS VAUGHAN – CASp | ADAC Attorney at Law

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Five Things To Do When Sued For ADA Violations

Learn from Cris Vaughan the most crutial steps to take when you’re faced with an ADA Violation Lawsuit.