Christopher Vaughn-Martel, Esq.-
Chris is the founding partner and principal of Vaughn-Martel Law.
He received his Bachelor of Arts from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, and his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to founding Vaughn-Martel Law in 2006, Chris worked as a Clerk and First Year Associate for a small real estate firm on Boston’s South Shore. He is currently admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Chris is an active member of the American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association, as well as the Massachusetts Lesbian and Gay Bar Association. He serves as a private pro bono attorney in connection with the Rape Survivors’ Law Project at Boston’s Victim Rights Law Center, providing legal representation for victims of sexual assault in privacy, safety, housing, education, employment, and financial compensation matters. Chris also acts as a volunteer legal consultant to the student-run Massachusetts Transgender Legal Advocates, providing legal services and counsel to low-income transgender persons in the Commonwealth.
Chris lives in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston with his husband, Brian, and their Springer Spaniel, Charlie.