Wise Carter has built their reputation of retaining top-tier attorneys who are dedicated to our clients. Charlie Russell is one of our leading railroad attorneys. He has a mission to help diversify the firm’s practice areas and continue to grow Wise Carter’s name as a premier law firm outside of Mississippi.

Charlie has been with Wise Carter for 21 years. He is a highly experienced lawyer in the practice areas of the railroad, transportation, commercial, and general litigation at the trial and appellate levels. Charlie has achieved successful outcomes for his clients in various jurisdictions throughout the United States. Charlie was recently admitted to the Michigan Bar where he can now continue to grow and serve his clients better.  Charlie is motivated by his family and earning and maintaining his client’s trust.

Since being a small child, Charlie was always attracted to the legal profession. He enjoys the challenges that come with practicing law and mentoring young lawyers in the firm.

Much like the firm, Charlie Russell is deeply rooted in Mississippi. He was born and raised in the Jackson metro area, attended undergrad at the University of Mississippi and graduated magna cum laude from Mississippi College School of Law where he served as Articles Editor for Law Review.

When he is not devoting his time to clients, Charlie enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, cycling, and attending sporting events.

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