Vaughan & Associates

Vaughan & Associates is a law firm specializing in the defense of businesses, commercial properties, and website claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related laws. We have extensive experience in defending such claims, from initial investigation through trial or settlement. Our team includes experts in accessibility and disability law who understand both the legal requirements and the technical aspects of ADA compliance and how to comply with those requirements. We are passionate about helping our clients defend their businesses, properties, and websites against the continuing avalanche of lawsuits.

Serving All of California

25 Years

ADA Defense Experience

35 Years

Litigation Attorney


ADA Cases Defended

About Cris Vaughan

Cris Vaughan has been an attorney in California since 1981. He is admitted to practice before all the federal district courts in California and a number of other federal district courts. He has successfully represented ADA litigation defendants in both state and federal courts. Cris Vaughan has successfully prosecuted appeals in both state appellate courts and in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and has filed a petition for review with the United States Supreme Court. He is an instructor on ADA law and ADA inspection procedures and processes, both for building officials as well as other Certified Access Specialists, or CASp’s, throughout the state of California. He has helped hundreds of clients successfully resolve their ADA access litigation cases. He assists property and business owners to understand and overcome ADA claims so they can move forward with their business concerns and not worry about ADA violations. Cris is available to discuss all aspects of an ADA accessibility litigation with you.

As a Certified Accessibility Specialist (CASp), ADA consultant and expert witness, as well as an ADA attorney, Cris offers comprehensive counsel and representation designed to help property owners and businesses understand their obligations to identify and remedy problem areas to avoid future ADA litigation.

You’ve worked hard to build your business. Don’t let the challenges of accessibility and public accommodation law threaten it. With sound counsel, you can minimize the risk to your business, keep compliance costs in line, and avoid the perils of litigation. Please give Cris a call. He looks forward to assisting you.

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.

Vaughan & Associates is a law firm specializing in Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defense. We have a team of experienced professionals who can help you if you’ve been sued for ADA violations or need defense in fighting an ADA abuse case. We understand the complex legal landscape surrounding disability rights, and are committed to helping our clients protect their businesses, commercial property, and websites from litigation. Contact us today for more information about our services.