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Charles A. Hayden

Charles A Hayden IV

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Attorney Charles A. Hayden IV focuses his practice on criminal defense, municipal law, real estate transactions, and civil litigation. Charles brings a well-rounded skill set to his legal practice, where he works to secure the best outcome for his clients. Joining Allen Brothers as an intern in 2018 Charles drafted pleadings, dispositive motions, legal memorandums and participated in witness and trial preparations consistent with the firm’s role as corporation counsel for several municipalities in and around Metropolitan Detroit.

Prior to interning with Allen Brothers, Charles interned under the Honorable Chief Judge Hood of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan where he spent time drafting bench memoranda and judicial opinions. He has also interned at a variety of different entities gaining experience in all aspects of civil litigation and commercial transactions.

With a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Charles received his law degree from Wayne State University Law School in 2019. Active in the Wayne Law community, he served as the Treasurer for the Wayne Law Student Board of Governors, an Admissions Counselor, a Student Ambassador, and Themis Bar Review Representative.

Before attending law school, Charles was an NCAA athlete playing basketball at Adrian College. As a former athlete, Charles brings discipline, strategical planning, assertiveness, and competitiveness to the court room.

Wayne State University Law School, Juris Doctor
Adrian College, Bachelor of Business Administration

Practice Areas
Criminal Defense Litigation
Municipal Law
Real Estate Transactions
Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions
US District Court for the Eastern District