Charles T. Hall began his private practice in 1979, specializing in Social Security Disability Law. He began the Charles T. Hall Law Firm, now Hall & Rouse, in January of 2001. The friendly firm has four attorneys on staff. Charles and his staff, including attorneys and legal support, have represented more than 20,000 Social Security disability claimants over the years. Charles believes that every client deserves personal attention and he has designed his firm to make sure that this is possible. He takes each case seriously and is honored to be chosen to represent North Carolinians in winning their Social Security Disability Benefits.
Charles received his undergraduate degree from Duke University in 1972 and his law degree from UNC. in 1975. He has been a Member of the North Carolina State Bar since 1975. He served as the President of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR) in 1985-1986. He was Chair of the Committee of the N.C. State Bar which wrote the first examination to certify specialists in Social Security Disability Law.
Over the years he has been a continuing legal education presenter dozens of times for NOSSCR, the NC Bar Association, the NC Advocates for Justice, various legal aid organizations, the S.C. Bar Association, the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, the Society of Law and Medicine and UNC Law School.
Charles wrote Social Security Disability Practice in 1989, along with subsequent editions each year since. This book is written to serve as a guide on how to represent clients in Social Security Disability cases. He is the author of the Social Security News blog, which is read widely by those who work in the Social Security field, both inside and outside the Social Security Administration.
Charles and his wife Cheryl are supporters of the arts, including the NC Symphony, the NC Art Museum and local theatre.
To answer a question that people sometimes ask, while Charles attended both Duke University and UNC, he is a Duke fan and has had season basketball tickets at Duke for more than 35 years!