charlesCharles Wuest
800 Rockmead Dr., Suite 220
Kingwood, Texas  77339-1742
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Charles is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Texas and Arkansas, the United States Claims Court, United States Tax Court, United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Eighth Circuits and the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

Charles’ practice focuses on commercial litigation including injunctions, deceptive trade practices, fraud, unfair competition, tortious interference, contract disputes, real estate disputes, commercial collections, maritime liens, probate disputes and employment disputes.  Charles is also experienced in corporate transactions, asset protection planning and state and federal trademark practice.  Charles has practiced law in private practice, large firm practice and practice with an international Fortune 100 company.

Charles served twelve years on active duty in the United State Marine Corps as both an artillery officer and as a lawyer, finishing his service as a major.

Areas of Practice
Commercial Litigation
Commercial Collections
Maritime Liens
Probate Litigation
Deceptive Trade Practices Act
Contract Disputes
Real Estate Disputes
Employment Disputes
Partnership Disputes
Shareholder Disputes
Noncompete Agreements
Lien Disputes
Trademark/Tradename

Bar Admissions
Arkansas, 1981
Texas, 1988
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1988
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1989
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1990
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas, 1989
U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, 1989
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 1991
U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1989
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1986
U.S. Tax Court, 2006

Education
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Leflar Law Center, Arkansas, 1981
Doctor of Jurisprudence
Honors:  Dean’s List
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1975
Bachelor of Arts
Honors:  Chancellor’s List
Major:  Criminal Justice

Publications
What is ADR?  2008
Is My Non-Compete Agreement Enforceable?  2009
Trademarks and Tradenames  2009
I Want to Copyright My Name  2010
Asset Protection Planning 2011
What About the New Loser Pays Law?  2012

Professional Associations and Memberships
Arkansas Bar Association
Texas Bar Association
Northeast Harris County Bar Association Past President
National College of District Attorneys Alumni Association
Kingwood Chamber of Commerce
Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce
East Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

Fraternities
Delta Theta Phi, Law Fraternity
Acacia Fraternity

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