In Criminal Defense, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation






  • Criminal Defense: Investigations and arrests are unsettling, overwhelming and stressful. If you or a loved one is suspected of or charged with a crime, you need a seasoned and dedicated criminal defense attorney who anticipates your questions and concerns, and, who knows the law and the courts to provide you with the best outcome possible.
  • Personal Injury: Accidents involving motor vehicles, dangerous and defective conditions, and careless behavior are serious matters that can affect your health, your job, your family and your life. An experienced personal injury attorney can give you a clear picture of the financial recovery and choices that are available to you.
  • Civil Litigation: A personal or corporate legal dispute can greatly affect both your business and personal life. Experienced civil litigation attorneys like Christian Young use litigation, arbitration and mediation to help businesses, families and individual resolve their disputes.

Attorney Charles Christian Young is a top-rated attorney practicing for over 20 years helping clients with Criminal Defense and Civil Litigation. He assists with all types of Criminal Defense: DUI / DWI issues, felony and misdemeanor charges, from relatively minor traffic offenses to serious federal crimes and murder. He also has extensive experience representing clients in administrative hearings before the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles and the Board of Firearms Permit Examiners.

He also assists individuals accused of violating state and federal laws ranging from juvenile and student matters, domestic incidents, motor vehicle offenses and controlled substance violations, to assault, embezzlement, trafficking, computer crimes, firearms offenses, and homicide.

Attorney Charles Christian Young currently serves of counsel with the Cohen and Wolf, P.C., law firm in Bridgeport, Connecticut. A highly versatile trial lawyer, Mr. Young is a member of the firm's litigation, personal injury and criminal law departments.

Likewise, he has helped recover substantial settlements and awards for those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of someone else's negligence or wrongdoing, and he has helped a diverse range of clients, from individuals to corporations, protect themselves in the face of complex civil litigation.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Young is a member of several local, state and national bar associations, including the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and he gives back to his local community as well through his involvement with the Town of Orange Board of Education, where he maintains a number of leadership roles.

Widely regarded as one of the top criminal defense and civil trial attorneys in the region, he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Young earned his undergraduate degree from Calvin College in 1995 and his Juris Doctor from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 1998.

OFFICE LOCATION: Cohen & Wolf, 1115 Broad Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604

Phone: 203-864-4441

Fax: 203-337-5509