Practice Emphasis

Family Law, Estate Planning

Professional Experience

Charles joined SK&H in February of 2021. After graduating law school, Charles clerked for the Honorable Joseph F. Anderson, Jr. in the United States District Court. Thereafter, Charles clerked for the Honorable David R. Duncan in the United States Bankruptcy Court. Charles has experience in many areas of law, including construction defect, business, personal injury, intellectual property and dental malpractice.

Education

University of South Carolina, School of Law,

Columbia, SC – J.D. Cum Laude – 2016

Vermont Law School, South Royalton, VT

 M.E.L.P. Magna Cum Laude – 2016

University of South Carolina, Darla Moore School of Business,

Columbia, SC – M.B.A. Cum Laude – 2017

College of Charleston, Charleston, SC

B.S. in Psychology – 2010

Professional Activities

Charles is an active member of the Oregon State Bar. He is also a member of the South Carolina State Bar, the North Carolina State Bar, and the Florida State Bar, and he holds inactive licenses with the Colorado State Bar and the Wyoming State Bar.

Awards

Charles received CALI awards for scoring the highest in his law school class in the following subjects: Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing; Federal Income Taxation; Criminal Procedure; and Advanced Legal Writing. Charles served as Research Editor for the South Carolina Law Review and was an elected representative for the Student Bar Association for all semesters.  Charles made the Order of the Wig and Robe for being in the top 10-percent of his class at the end of his second year of law school, and he made the Dean’s List all six semesters.

Interests

Charles married a Willamette volleyball player, and they do pretty much everything together, including hiking, snowboarding, mountain biking and anything outdoors or fitness related. They also enjoy cooking and watching game shows. Apart from spending time with his wife and exercising, Charles enjoys writing and making creative content.