Charles S. Pappas

Charles S. Pappas

Charles S. Pappas

  • Mahaney & Pappas, LLP
  • 639 Concord Street Framingham, MA 01702
  • 508-879-3500

Charles S. Pappas (Chuck) is an aggressive and energetic lawyer specializing in personal injury claims, workers' compensation claims and criminal defense.  He has earned a tremendous reputation for not only being knowledgeable, prepared and aggressive in and out of the courtroom, but for getting the results clients want. 

Throughout his career, he has handled and tried a wide range of state and federal civil and criminal cases in courts all over Massachusetts, from Boston to Worcester. In civil court, Chuck has litigated and tried numerous personal injury cases and other civil matters. A case he handled was featured in The Verdict Reporter for his successful representation of his client in Worcester Superior Court. In criminal court, Attorney Pappas has successfully tried and litigated countless cases in local District Courts and Superior Courts including attempted murder, OUI (drunk driving), firearm and drug cases, shootings, rape cases and other violent and non-violent felonies and misdemeanors.   In addition to his jury trials, his litigation and negotiation skills have earned him very favorable settlements in numerous car accident, slip and fall and workers' compensation cases. Attorney Pappas has also successfully tried numerous Federal Civil Rights lawsuits in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. His trial experience, along with his knowledge, energy and personal commitment to his clients, offer clients skilled and competent representation.

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Attorney Pappas has been rated by Avvo a perfect 10 out of 10 and named as a "Top Attorney" in Massachusetts based on his exceptional legal representation and successful verdicts and settlements.

Chuck was selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars List three years in a row, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Each year no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Massachusetts are selected by a research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.    Attorney Pappas has also been selected as a resource attorney in Suffolk County for new attorneys to learn from because of his knowledge, experience and litigation skills. 

Attorney Charles S. Pappas was also inducted into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40. This organization is comprised of America’s top trial attorneys 40 years of age and under and is extended exclusively to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a Civil Plaintiff trial lawyer.

Chuck Pappas grew up in Massachusetts and attended college at Clemson University.   After graduating from Clemson University with a Bachelors of Science in Accounting he earned his juris doctorate from New England School of Law, Boston, MA in 2005.  He was immediately admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 2005 and is licensed to practice in all courts within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  He is also a member of the Federal Bar licensed to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

He is married with four wonderful children and a member of the local Greek Orthodox Church.  Some of his hobbies include playing and watching football, working out and camping with his family. 

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Personal Injury
  • 25% Workers Compensation
  • 25% Criminal Defense

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2005
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 2005


  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • Juris Doctor - May, 2005
  • Clemson University
    • B.S. - May, 2001
    • Major: Accounting

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Charles S. Pappas, Owner/Attorney, 2007 - 2012
  • Goguen, McLaughlin, Richards & Mahaney, LLP, Attorney, 2005 - 2007