Attorney Information



Charles is a shareholder attorney at Wise Carter. He began practicing with the Firm in 2014 following the completion of his clerkship with the Honorable E. Grady Jolly on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Charles’ practice focuses on litigation in the areas of business, healthcare, insurance, railroad, and civil rights.

Additionally, his practice focuses heavily on handling appeals in Mississippi appellate courts as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

In his free time, Charles enjoys fishing, hunting, golf, and traveling. Charles and his wife, Kristin, live in Madison, Mississippi.



  • The University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2013
  • The University of Mississippi, B.A., magna cum laude, 2010

Work History

  • Clerk for Hon. E. Grady Jolly, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2013-2014

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi

Professional Organizations

  • Defense Research Institute, Litigation Skills Committee
  • The Federalist Society, Leadership of Mississippi Chapter
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • Federal Bar Association

Special Designations

  • Appointee, Mississippi Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch, Appellate Practice, 2020-2021, 2021-2022
  • Listed in Super Lawyers®: Rising Stars, Business Litigation, 2020-2021, 2021-2022

Publications and Seminars

  • Author, Creationism’s Public and Private Fronts: The Protection and Restriction of Religious Freedom, 82 Miss L.J. 223 (2013).
  • Author, Constitutional Law-Arrest and Detention Under the Material Witness Statute-Objectively Reasonable Arrest Did Not Violate Fourth Amendment, 81 Miss. L.J. 621, (2011).

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