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Charles Wilson DuBose, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1974, South Carolina 1992, United States District Court (northern district) Georgia 1974, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1976, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1978, United States Supreme Court 1979, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981, United States District Court (middle district) Georgia 1982, United States District Court South Carolina 2000.


DuBose, Charles Wilson was born on March 2, 1949 in Sumter, South Carolina, United States. Son of Frank Elsivan and Fannie Louise (Wilson) DuB.


AB magna cum laude, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1971. Juris Doctor, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1974.


Worked at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP (Atlanta, Georgia) specializing in Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution. Admitted to the bar, 1974, Ga. 1992, S.C.

Member: Editorial Board, Virginia Law Review.

Board of Trustees, Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, 1995-1996. Board of Directors, Atlanta Bar Foundation, 1995-1996. Board of Directors, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, 1995-1996.

Commercial and Construction Industry Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association. Member: Atlanta (President, 1995-1996. Vice President/President-Elect, 1994-1995.

Secretary, 1993-1994. Executive Committee, 1993-1997. Member, Board of Directors, 1992-1997.

Chairman, Litigation Section, 1992-1993) and American (Member: Section on Litigation. Forum Committee on the Construction Industry) Bar Associations. State Bar of Georgia (Chair, Indigent Defense Committee).

Lawyers Club of Atlanta.


Elder Peachtree Presbyterian Church, Atlanta. Member of advisory board Atlanta's Table,1991-, vice chairman, 1994, chairman, 1995. Executive vice chairman Atlanta BillyGraham Crusade.

Member American Bar Association, American Law Institute, State Bar Georgia (Board of Governors since 1998, chair independent defense committee since 1997), Atlanta Bar Association (board directors since 1992, secretary 1993-1994, vice president, president-elect 1994-1995, president 1995-1996, board directors litigation section 1988-1994, chairman litigation section 1992-1993), The South Carolina Bar, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Atlanta steering committee), Atlanta Bar Foundation (board directors 1995-1996), Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation (board dirs.1995-1996), Institute Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (board of trustees 1995-1996), American Arbitration Association (commercial arbitration panel, construction industry arbitration panel), Associated Builders and Contractors of Georgia (chair Olympic task force, legal rights committee), Lawyers Club of Atlanta.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, piano, architecture, historic preservation.


Married Patricia Holman Rayle, December 5, 1987. Children: Charles Wilson Junior, Margaret Louise Rayle, Frank Elsivan IV.