Charles Albert Piccuta

Charles Albert Piccuta

Co-Founder & Partner at Piccuta Law Group, LLP
  • Civil Rights, Personal Injury
  • California
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Charles “Chuck” Piccuta is a founding partner of the Piccuta Law Group, LLP and has practiced law for more than forty years. He attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois on a full-ride athletic scholarship for football and graduated with highest honors with a major in Political Science. He then attended Northwestern University, School of Law in Chicago on an academic scholarship. He was a member of the prestigious Northwestern University Law Review and earned his law degree in 1972 graduating with honors.

After graduating from law school, Chuck made the decision to serve his country and proudly joined the U.S. Navy where he was commissioned as an officer in the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps. As an officer of JAG, Chuck tried many cases early in his career. He was trial counsel stationed at the Naval Legal Services Office located at Treasure Island, San Francisco. After leaving the Navy, Chuck went into private practice.

In 1990 Chuck returned to public service and took a position at the San Luis Obispo County Superior Court. Chuck was well-respected during his tenure with the Court and served as a full-time judge pro-tempore for five years. In that position, he presided over the civil law and motion calendar. Chuck wrote and issued several opinions which were later affirmed upon review by the California Court of Appeals. In 1995 Chuck was nominated by Governor Pete Wilson for appointment to an open judge seat on the Superior Court. Although his appointment was not finalized, he still continued working full-time for the Court and found time to work with his previous private practice partner on several complex and high-stakes cases involving several millions of dollars.

After leaving the Court, Chuck started Piccuta Law Group, LLP with his son Tony. Now, Chuck continues to represent clients in serious personal injury cases and civil rights matters involving law enforcement misconduct.

Northwestern State Univ
Undergraduate Degree
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Northwestern Univ School of Law
Law Degree
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Professional Experience
Co Founder and Partner
Piccuta Law Group LLP
- Current
Judge Pro Tempore (5 years) and Court Attorney
San Luis Obispo County Superior Court
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 56010
- Current
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State Bar of California  # 56010
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Contingent Fees
    Fees are only paid by client if we recover for them. We eat our costs if we lose.
Practice Areas
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Additional Practice Area
  • Brain Injuries
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Piccuta Law Website
Piccuta Law Blog
Contact & Map
Piccuta Law Group, LLP
400 W. Franklin Street
Monterey, CA 93940
Toll-Free: (855) 920-3111
Telephone: (831) 920-3111
Fax: (831) 920-3112