As a board certified aviation attorney, Charlie has the depth and breadth of legal skills and experience to provide practical legal advice and sound guidance on a wide variety of aviation legal matters. He has continued to achieve extraordinary results while maintaining his original vision of the firm – focus on solving clients' most complicated and important problems. Charlie's commitment to quality, reliability, and support, and his dedication to success has enabled him to effectively represent his clients in complex and critical matters.

Former Adjunct Professor of Aviation Law - Lynn University, Burton D. Morgan School of Aeronautics

 

Juris Doctor Degree conferred – University of Miami School of Law – 1980

     Winner – Freshman Optional Moot Court Competition – named “Best Orator” 1978

     Articles and Comments Editor, University of Miami Law Review - 1978 and 1979

     Business Manager, University of Miami Law Review - 1980

 

Bachelor of Business Administration Degree conferred - University of Miami - 1977

 

Attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – School of Architecture (1974 – 1975)

Member - The Florida Bar since 1980

 

Admitted in the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida of the United States District Court

 

BOARD CERTIFIED AVIATION ATTORNEY – The Florida Bar

 

Executive Director - Vets Helping Heroes, Inc. [501(c)(3) Charity] Past Treasurer (2014)

       and Director (2013 – 2014)

 

The Florida Bar, Aviation Law Committee - Chair (2012 – 2014); Vice Chair (2010 – 2012)

 

Founder and Sole Attorney, Mmo Legal Services, LLC – February 8, 2007 to Presentor

Boca Raton Pilots Association (former three-term President)

 

Silver Wings Fraternity (Members must have made their first solo flight more than 25 years ago)

Lawyer Pilots Bar Association - current National Secretary and Board Member

       Scheduled to be National President for the 2018 – 2019 year

 

International Air and Transportation Safety Bar Association, formerly known as

      “National Transportation Safety Board Bar Association” – National Treasurer 2010 – 2012

       Lecturer at National Conference – Washington, D.C., 2012 on the subject of New FAA Approvals  

       to Medical Criteria for Permitting the Use of Some Anti-Depressant Medications by Pilots

 

National Business Aviation Association (since 2007) – FXE Forum Speaker

 

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association - Provider - AOPA Legal Service Plan (since 2007)

 

Experimental Aircraft Association - Frequent Lecturer at “Sun ‘N Fun” Fly-In Convention

       Lakeland, Florida; and AirVenture, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

 

South Florida Business Aviation Association (Former Board Member) Current Member Political Committee

Boca Raton Pilots Association Scholarship Fund, Inc.

     Founder, in 1980, Former Secretary - Present Secretary

     (a 501(c)3 charity which has provided 24 local high school students with funding to obtain their

     FAA Private Pilot Certificates)

 

Vets Helping Heroes, Inc.

     Present Executive Director - Past Board Member and Treasurer

     (a 501(c)3 charity raising funds to train assistance, service and seeing eye dogs – raised over

     $6 Million and sponsored over 300 trained dogs to date - provided to wounded U.S. Veterans for life)