Charles began his law firm, Herd Law Firm, PLLC, and his own dispute resolution practice, Herd Dispute Resolution, in August of 2018. He continues to handle serious injury and damages claims in maritime and land-based cases. He also has served and continues to serve, as a credentialed mediator and arbitrator.
Licensed to practice in various state and federal courts in Texas, Louisiana, Kentucky and New York, Charles was admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States in 2005. He also is licensed to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and numerous federal district courts across America. He is a member of and held offices in The Mariners Club of Houston, The Maritime Law Association of the United States, The Houston Marine Arbitration Association, and The Propeller Club of the United States, Houston and Louisville Chapters. Charles is a trained arbitrator and mediator. He has used his extensive experience in maritime and workers’ compensation law to produce published works and teach seminars. He is also a Life Member of the National Eagle Scout Association.