Charles leverages his first-chair trial and appellate experience in courtrooms to achieve successful results in complex legal disputes. He has significant experience as part of the firm’s Business Litigation practice group prosecuting and defending a wide range of claims. He regularly advises clients on issues regarding unfair competition and restrictive covenants.
As part of the firm’s Government Services practice group, Charles advises townships, municipalities, school districts, political subdivisions, state agencies, and elected officials regarding zoning, eminent domain, land use, taxpayer lawsuits, election law, and constitutional issues. Charles is also part of the firm’s Appellate practice group, and has helped successfully affirm or reverse trial court decisions throughout Ohio either by drafting briefs or at oral argument.
In 2017, Charles became the youngest member elected to the Mason City Schools Board of Education, where he has served as Vice President for one year and President for two years before being re-elected to a second term in 2021. He also serves on the Butler County Bar Association’s grievance committee, and is a graduate of Leadership Warren County.
University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D.
Notre Dame Law School Student Bar Association
Barristers Moot Court Team
Edward F. Barrett Award
Xavier University, B.A., English
Supreme Court of Ohio
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch®, Litigation – Labor and Employment, 2021-2023; Litigation – Real Estate, 2021-2023
Selected for inclusion in Ohio Rising Stars®, 2017-2022
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