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CHARLES STRAITH FRIGERIO is a Board Certified Personal Injury trial lawyer who practices in his own firm in San Antonio, Texas.  His practice is focused on Governmental Law and Law Enforcement Litigation wherein he represents law enforcement agencies throughout the State of Texas.


A Summa Cum Laude graduate of St. Mary’s University, (BA 1979), Charles attended Law School at St. Mary’s University School of Law attaining a Juris Doctor in 1982.


Charles began his litigation career with the City Prosecutor’s Office of the City of San Antonio in 1983.  He rose through the ranks at the City Attorney’s Office becoming Chief Prosecutor of Municipal Court and eventually Deputy City Attorney in charge of all litigation.  In 1995, he opened his own law office, the Law Offices of Charles S. Frigerio, P.C. where he currently defends cities, counties and other political subdivisions throughout the State of Texas.  Charles has successfully litigated over 277 jury trials in both State and Federal Court.  His litigation record includes the areas of Civil Rights, Wrongful Death, Tort Claims, Medical Malpractice and Labor Law.


Practice Areas


  1. Civil Rights: 55%
    32 years
  2. Government: 20%
    32 years
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 19%
    32 years
  4. Employment & Labor: 5%
    32 years
  5. Torts: 1%
    32 years

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Edgardo Rafael Baez

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Mr. Frigerio always displayed superior knowledge, commitment and ethics when representing his client on a federal litigated matter. Excellent colleague!


    Edgardo Baez Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Law Offices of Charles S. Frigerio A Professional Corporation

111 Soledad
Suite 840
San Antonio, TX, 78205


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198209/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Recognition AwardCombined Law Enforcement Association of Texas1992
Recognition AwardSan Antonio Police Officers Association1992
Who's Who in American LawN/A1987
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentLaw Offices of Charles S. Frigerio, P.C.1995 - Present
Civil Trial ChiefCity of San Antonio1983 - 1995
Association NamePosition NameDuration
San Antonio Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
National Board of Trial AdvocacyMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Fifth Circuit Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar CollegeMemberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Richard Agueros et al v. Mark Vargas et alN/A
Graves v. Williamson CountyVerdict for Defense
Sarah Dill, et al v. Bell CountyDefense Verdict
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St Mary's University of San Antonio School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
St Mary's University of San AntonioN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
TML 2010 Attorney WorkshopEEOC Pattern and Practice2010
State Bar of Texas Web CastADAA Requirements for State and Local Governments2010