Charles B. Molster, III, Esq. has been a practicing trial lawyer in state and federal courts in Virginia (and around the country) for the past 34 years. Mr. Molster began his legal career as a Law Clerk to the Honorable James C. Cacheris in the Eastern District of Virginia (1983-84), and has practiced extensively in that Court since that time. Mr. Molster has practiced law with both small firms and large, including 20 years with the global law firm Winston & Strawn LLP (1996-2016).
In July 2016, Mr. Molster opened his own law firm (The Law Offices of Charles B. Molster, III PLLC). Mr. Molster previously served as President of the Northern Virginia Chapter of The Federal Bar Association, currently serves ex–officio on the Virginia State Bar’s Special Committee on Technology and the Practice of Law, and recently joined the Board of Directors of the Virginia State Bar’s Intellectual Property Section.
Mr. Molster is a permanent member of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference, a member of the Eastern District of Texas Bench-Bar Conference Planning Committee, a member of the Virginia Bar Association’s Committee on Federal Judgeships – Eastern District of Virginia, and a faculty member of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Molster also serves as General Counsel for St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School (Alexandria, Virginia) and The Bishop Walker School for Boys (Washington, D.C /Anacostia).
Mr. Molster regularly conducts CLE and other programs relating to various legal issues, including numerous Intellectual Property CLEs, including in the EDVA, the Eastern District of Texas, Washington, D.C., Tokyo, Japan and Mainland China. Mr. Molster obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia (B.A. English 1979) and his law degree from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond (J.D. 1983).
Carla Brown, Esq.
In 2014, the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association recognized Ms. Brown as “Lawyer of the Year – In recognition of outstanding dedication to Civil Rights, Equality, and Justice.”
In 2015 and 2017, the Washingtonian rated Ms. Brown a “Top Lawyer” in the area of Plaintiff’s Employment Law. In 2018, LawDragon selected Ms. Brown as a top 500 Plaintiff Employment Lawyer.
Ms. Brown has been recognized as a rising star in Virginia Super Lawyers Magazine in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, a Super Lawyer in 2013, 2014, 2015 (named as one of the Top 50 Women in Virginia), 2016 and 2017. She was recognized as a Washington, D.C. Rising Star in 2013 and a Super Lawyer in 2014, 2015 and 2017. In 2013, Ms. Brown was invited to membership in The National Trial Lawyers Organization, Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the area of Civil Plaintiff Law and Top 40 Under 40.