Charles E Rust

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Practice Areas:

  • Business Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Real Estate Law
  • Banking and Finance


Chuck concentrates his practice primarily in the areas of civil litigation, real estate, creditor’s rights, and general business law. He has experience working at multiple law firms specializing in everything from personal injury disputes to creditor’s rights litigation. He also spent time working at an insurance company. Chuck has represented clients in numerous courts throughout both Ohio and Kentucky and possesses experience representing individuals, financial institutions, political subdivisions, and insurance companies.

Chuck completed his undergraduate studies in History and Communication at Northern Kentucky University. He is a 2017 graduate of Salmon P. Chase College of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the law review and was a member of the arbitration team. Most recently, he completed a post-doctorate certificate program in Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, and the Law at the University of New Hampshire Law School, and is one of the first attorneys to receive an educational credential in this area.


  • Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky
    • Juris Doctorate - 2017
  • University of New Hampshire School of Law, Concord, New Hampshire
    • 2019
  • Northern Kentucky University
    • B.A.
    • Major: History
    • Major: Communication

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2017
  • Kentucky, 2018

Classes and Seminars

  • What are Deepfakes? Why should educators care? , Featured Expert on Jeremy Williams’ “Dismissed” Podcast #507
  • The Era of Deepfakes and Business Liability, 12th Annual NKU Cybersecurity Symposium, 10/11/2019

Published Works

  • The Ohio Legislature Enacts New Requirements for Mortgage Servicers, USFN Report, Winter, 2019
  • Adoptive Business Records in Ohio’s Courtrooms, LEGAL LEAGUE 100 QUARTERLY, Q1, 2019
  • Against the Wind: Have we Accepted Data Breaches as an Inevitability?, 43 NKY L.R., Vol 1, 87-104, 2016