Charles is Of Counsel in Stoll Keenon Ogden’s Louisville office. He is a member of the Trusts, Estates & Family Law practice as well as the Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate practices. He has been AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® for more than 20 years.Charles has been in private practice since 1971 and has been very active in the Owensboro community. Most of Charles' practice has focused on wills, trusts and estates, business transactions, mergers & acquisitions, business and estate litigation, and real estate development work. His broad spectrum of experience includes the successful acquisition and merger, sale and lease of numerous businesses and business assets, the development of intermediate and long-term healthcare facilities, specifically through assisting Kentucky businesses with facilities located throughout the Southeast. Charles has also represented clients in product liability litigation and obtained for a client what is believed to be one of the largest jury verdicts in Daviess Circuit Court in a medical equipment products liability case.