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About Charles

Charles L. Anderson is the founder and managing partner of The Anderson Law Firm, L.L.C., with offices in Montgomery, Alabama, and Jackson, Mississippi. A native of Montgomery and a graduate of Sidney Lanier High School, he was a recipient of the Jimmy Hitchcock Memorial Award as a high school Senior in 1978. Anderson earned his BA degree from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, where he is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa honorary society and the Furman University Athletic Hall of Fame. He received his J.D. from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law in 1985 where he attended on an NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship. Upon graduation, Anderson served as a law clerk to the Honorable H. Randall Thomas, Presiding Judge of the 15th Judicial Circuit in Alabama. He was admitted to practice law in the state and federal courts in Alabama in 1985. His practice encompasses a broad range of civil litigation and mediation. He has been the principal provider attorney for LegalShield in the state of Alabama since 1991. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Alabama State Bar, and the Montgomery County Bar Association where he has served on the Board of Directors. He has been on numerous committees for the Alabama State Bar. He is a past president of the Montgomery County Young Lawyers and has served as Chairman of the Alabama State Bar Committee on Pre-Paid Legal Services, and the Alabama Young Lawyers Section Executive Committee. Anderson is a member of the Alabama Association for Justice Board of Governors, the American Association for Justice, and is a Master of the Bench and Past President of the Hugh Maddox Chapter - American Inns of Court. He possesses the AV peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell. A registered mediator with the Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution, Anderson has completed course work in mediation offered by the American Arbitration Association and The Program of Instruction for Lawyers at the Harvard Law School. He regularly provides pro bono service as a mediator in the Montgomery County Small Claims Court.

Areas of Practice

Automobile Accidents, Banking, Business, Civil Litigation, Collection, Consumer/Finance, Contract, Corporate, Criminal, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Entertainment, Estate Planning, Family Law, Foreclosures, General Law, Insurance, Labor Law, Landlord Tenant, Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Probate, Real Estate, Small Claims, Tax, Workman's Compensation, Wrongful Death.


  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rating


  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar 
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • American Association of Justice
  • Alabama Association of Justice
  • Hugh Maddox Chapter
  • American Inns Of Court