Chuck Evans is a partner in the law firm of Meyers Evans Lupetin & Unatin, which he joined in September 2005. Evans’ practice concentrates on representation of individuals in personal injury, medical malpractice, employment law and civil rights law.
Throughout his 39 year career, Evans has never shied away from the hard social and legal issues of our time. Evans has developed a prestigious reputation in the legal community as a staunch defender of individual rights. He feels that the legal system is often slanted against the victim and that our rights are fragile and need diligent defense. Evans identifies with people injured due to the actions or negligence of others, and is passionate about getting his clients full compensation and justice.
His accomplishments include: President of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association and its Western Chapter where he chaired its Legislative Policy Committee; former Statewide President of Lawyers for Consumer Rights; served as a State Delegate and as a Governor of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America; member of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County; member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
Charles Evans has been active in contributing to his profession and the community for nearly 40 years. He has been recognized in his field, including being named in the prestigious national publication “Best Lawyers in America” for his successful handling of personal injury cases. In the community, he has offered his services to the less fortunate by doing pro bono work for organizations such as the Turtle Creek Valley Mental Health Corporation, among others.
Evans was born and raised in New Brighton, Pennsylvania. His keen interest in law, politics and the way our system of government works motivated him to become a lawyer. He received his B.A. in Economics from Geneva College in 1964 and his J.D. in 1967 from Duquesne University School of Law. He was admitted in 1967 to practice in the state courts of Pennsylvania and federal courts.
Prior to joining Meyers Evans Lupetin & Unatin, he enjoyed a successful practice for 22 years as a partner in the law firm of Evans Portnoy & Quinn. Married for over 40 years, Chuck Evans has three grown children – two daughters and a son. When not working, he enjoys reading, golf, sports, and is active in local politics.
Born New Brighton, Pennsylvania, November 23, 1942. Admitted to bar, 1967, Pennsylvania. Member, Alumni Board, Duquesne University School of Law, 1983-1986. Member, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Civil Procedural Rules Committee, 1987-1993. Trustee, LAWPAC, Lawyers Political Action Committee of Pennsylvania, 1982-1997. State President, Lawyers for Consumer Rights, 1988-1990.
Named in Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 1993— Editions.
Admitted to bar, 1967, Pennsylvania.
Served for over 25 years as Solicitor for Turtle Creek Valley Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Inc.