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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Disability Evaluation and Construction

Specialty Focus: Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA Compliance, Certified Access Specialist, CASp, ADA Coordinator, Compliance Evaluations, Lawyer, Attorney, Law, Legal Services, Accessibility, Disability, Violation, Lawsuit, Litigation, Expert, Expert Witness, Deposition, ADA, Compliant, Consultant

Education: B.A. Social Science, Western Oregon University; Juris Doctor, University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law

Years in Practice: 40

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 5


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Mr. Vaughan was admitted to practice law in California in December 1981 and in Nevada in 1985. He is admitted to practice before a number of different United States District Courts in several states. He has represented hundreds of litigation clients in the United States District Court in all four federal court districts in California. Defending Americans with Disabilities Act access litigation and consultation for a variety of California businesses on accessibility issues has been his primary area of practice for more than 15 years. Mr. Vaughan also owns and operates ADA Consultant Services which performs accessibility evaluations of both private and public facilities. He is a California Certified Access Specialist. He has been designated as a subject matter expert in disabled accessibly by the State of California. Over the course of his career, Mr. Vaughan has represented numerous public entity and private clients. His public entity experience includes representation of school districts, law enforcement agencies, counties and special districts in a variety of litigation matters involving both the entity as a defendant and employees as defendants. He was employed for over 6 years by the County of Placer and represented the County in a wide range of litigation matters including eminent domain, civil rights, personnel and all varieties of government tort claim cases. His appellate court experience includes successful representation of clients before the Third District Court of Appeal in Sacramento and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal in San Francisco. Mr. Vaughan has been admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court since 1996 when he filed a petition for review with the Court. Mr. Vaughan has served as an expert witness in both state and federal disabled access litigation. He has been retained as an expert by counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants and has provided expert witness testimony.