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 in 2019 and President in 2020 and 2021. Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, Charles attended the University of Notre Dame Law School, where he was a member of the Student Bar Association and Barristers Moot Court Team. He competed for the Irish at the Texas Young Lawyers Association National Trial Competition and the American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition, helping sweep the first Regional Finalist and Championship titles in school history. He also received the Edward F. Barrett Award for outstanding achievement in the art of trial advocacy.
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
Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch In America, Litigation – Labor and Employment, 2021-2022
Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars®, 2017-2021
December 9, 2020
May 6, 2020
April 20, 2020
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November 27, 2019
December 5, 2018
December 6, 2017
December 2, 2016