Charles R. Smith
Charles is an attorney with experience representing a variety of local government entities, as well as, experience in administrative law, corporate law, and general civil litigation. Prior transitioning to a private law practice, he worked as a prosecutor in Cumberland County, North Carolina and primarily handled domestic violence and child abuse matters. As a prosecutor, Charles was a very active advocate for survivors of domestic violence, serving on the Cumberland County Domestic Violence Task Force.
Charles running to represent District 44 in the North Carolina State House of Representatives and fighting for enhanced access to affordable and quality healthcare, increasing funds in North Carolina’s public school system, and firearm safety reform. As a representative of the people of District 44, Charles will work tirelessly and transparently to ensure that the area continues to progress and be a place that all are proud to call home. He lives in Fayetteville, NC with his wife, Mary Kelly.