Rushton Stakely is proud to announce that Charlie Stakely, V has joined the firm as an Associate in the Montgomery office. We congratulate him on passing the bar exam taken in July 2020.
Charlie hails from Augusta, Georgia, where his father is Senior Pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Evans, Georgia. In 2013, Charlie graduated from Greenbrier High School where he was a two-year letterman in varsity football.
He obtained a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in English and Communication Studies in the Honors College at the University of Alabama, graduating in May of 2017. He then attended law school at the University of Alabama, receiving his J. D. in 2020.
While in law school, Charlie served on the Editorial Board of the Alabama Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law Review. He was a member of the National Trial Advocacy Competition Team. His team was a semi-finalist in the 2018 King Competition in Sacramento, California. He was a recipient of the George Peach Taylor Trial Advocacy Award and was a member of the Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society.
He was awarded The Best Paper Award for courses in Law and Religion and Alabama Civil Practice and Procedure.
He will follow his great grandfather, grandfather, and uncle in the practice of defense litigation at Rushton Stakely.