Later Charles attended Texas Tech University’s School of Law. During law school, Charles was a member of several nationally recognized advocacy-competition teams, winning both a regional title in mock trial and a national title in moot court. Charles was a member of the Board of Barristers and served as Director of Demonstrations during his third year. Charles was selected to become a member of the National Order of Barristers based on his outstanding achievements. Charles was also a member of the Texas Tech Law Review, where he served as an articles editor for two years. Additionally, he earned a place in the Texas Tech Criminal Defense Clinic as one of only 8 students selected.
After graduating from law school, Charles accepted a position as an Assistant Public Defender at the Bowie County Public Defender’s Office in Texarkana, Texas. While there, he handled hundreds of criminal cases and represented indigent defendants accused of crimes from simple misdemeanors to first-degree felonies. Charles was also the Assistant Chief Public Defender at the Caprock Regional Public Defender Office. While at the Caprock office, Charles supervised, taught, and mentored third-year law students, as well as maintained a full caseload of his own and successfully handled several jury trials and appeals, obtaining excellent results for his clients.
Charles focuses on criminal defense law and has a passion for being a zealous advocate for his clients both inside and outside the courtroom. He is committed to giving his clients the best legal representation possible and believes that due to the personal nature of criminal defense, his clients should be involved throughout the legal process. He strives to ensure his clients are engaged, knowledgeable, and comfortable. He understands that clients seeking his advice are often going through difficult times. He takes pride in his work and helping each and every client and their unique situation.
In his free time, Charles enjoys being outdoors hiking or fishing, working out and playing sports, and spending time with friends and family.
Charles Allen "Charlie" Pelowski, Attorney at Law
Houston, TX 77019
- Associate Attorney, Scott M. Brown & Associates
- Assistant Chief Public Defender, Caprock Regional Public Defender Office
- Assistant Public Defender, Bowie County, TX