Charles T. Shad



Legal Assistant – Gaylene Coover

Paralegal – Ka Saundra Hosea

Paralegal – Beverly Scheff

Paralegal – Cathy Cobb


Charles “Chuck” Shad, a senior shareholder in the firm, has practiced law in Florida for more than 40 years. Mr. Shad received his bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and his juris doctor from the University of Florida.


Mr. Shad has decades of experience representing hospitals and health care professionals in complex medical claims including birth defect, wrongful death, and catastrophic brain and spinal cord injury cases. Providing both trial representation and legal counsel outside the courtroom, Mr. Shad’s achievements include an impressive record of defense verdicts for his clients. He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, its highest ranking.


Bar Admissions



U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida




B.A., Florida State University, 1965
J.D., University of Florida College of Law, 1967




The Florida Bar
The Jacksonville Bar Association
American Bar Association
Florida Defense Lawyers Association
American Board of Trial Advocates
Defense Research Institute
Phi Delta Phi



Saalfield Shad, P.A.    (Established in 1989)

Jacksonville Office:

245 Riverside Avenue, Suite 400

Jacksonville, Florida 32202

Telephone: (904) 355-4401

Facsimile: (904) 355-3503