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Charlie Henke

Board Certified Business and Probate Litigator

Complex Litigation, Wills & Probate, Elder Law, Lawsuit & Dispute, Arbitration, Business Litigation, Will Contests, Fiduciary (Administrator, Executor, and Trustee) Litigation

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Charlie Henke is the founding partner of Henke Law Firm, LLP, the predecessor to Henke, Williams & Boll, LLP. The firm was founded in 1992. His practice focuses on the prosecution and defense of commercial and contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duty claims, business tort claims, and probate litigation. He has first-chaired jury trials to verdict in state and federal courts and has handled the arbitration of securities disputes, law firm partnership disputes, and construction claims. Charlie is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Of the more than one hundred thousand attorneys licensed to practice law in Texas, less than one percent hold this distinction.

Charlie is a member of various sections of the State Bar of Texas including the Litigation, the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law, and the Antitrust and Business Litigation sections. He belongs to the Houston Bar Association, and is active in the Litigation (former Chair) and the Probate, Trusts, and Estates sections of the HBA. Charlie was appointed to serve on the HBA Fee Dispute Committee for over a dozen years where he served as an arbitrator of fee disputes between attorneys and their clients. He is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas and a Life Fellow of both the Texas and Houston Bar Foundations. Charlie has been a member of the Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas since 1994.  He is a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates and currently serves as Treasurer of TEX-ABOTA.

Charlie was appointed by several Presidents of the State Bar of Texas to serve three terms on the State Bar Standing Committee on Pattern Jury Charges for Business, Consumer, and Employment cases. As a member of this prestigious committee, over 6 years he helped draft the written instructions and questions given to all juries throughout Texas.

Charlie was named a "Lawyer on the Fast Track" in business litigation by H Texas Magazine in 2004, has been recognized as one of "Houston’s Top Lawyers" for business litigation since 2005 by the same publication. He has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly Magazine since 2007.

Charlie earned an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Texas at Austin and a law degree from the University of Houston Law Center where he was active in student governance and alumni relations. Charlie received his license to practice law by the State of Texas in 1992. He is licensed to practice law in the United States Supreme Court, United States Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fifth, Seventh and Tenth Circuits, and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, the Northern District of Indiana and Colorado.

An active contributor to his community, Charlie has served on the Board of Directors of several charitable organizations and served as a Director and past President of The Houston Club. Charlie Henke is an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Houston.
Position Organization Location Duration
Founding PartnerHenke, Williams & Boll, LLP2008 - Present
Founding PartnerHenke & Joseph, LLP2003 - 2007
FounderHenke & Associates1992 - 2003
Legislative AssistanceTexas State Legislature1986 - 1989
School Degree Major Graduation
University of Houston Law CenterJ.D. Law School1992  
The University of Texas at AustinBAEconomics1988
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Texas1992
Colorado District Court
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Indiana Northern District Court
Second Circuit Court of Appeals
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
Texas Eastern District Court
Texas Northern District Court
Texas Southern District/Bankruptcy Court
Texas Western District Court
US Supreme Court
US Supreme Court
  • American Board of Trial Advocates | Member | 2014 - Present
    Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists | Member | 2011 - Present
    Texas Bar Foundation | Life Fellow | 2005 - Present
    Houston Bar Foundation | Life Fellow | 2005 - Present
    Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit | Member | 1997 - Present
    American Bar Association | Member | 1996 - Present
    State Bar of Texas | Member | 1992 - Present
    Houston Bar Association | Member | 1992 - Present
    Houston Bar Association, Litigation Section | Chair | 2015 - 2016
    Texas Chapters of The American Board of Trial Advocates | Treasurer | 2018-Present
  • Texas Super Lawyer | Texas Super Lawyers | 2014
    Texas Super Lawyer | Texas Super Lawyers | 2013
    Texas Super Lawyer | Texas Super Lawyers | 2012
    Board Certified - Civil Trial | Texas Board of Legal Specialization | 2011
    Texas Super Lawyer | Texas Super Lawyers | 2011
    Texas Super Lawyer | Texas Super Lawyers | 2010
    Texas Super Lawyer | Texas Super Lawyers | 2009
    Texas Super Lawyer | Texas Super Lawyers | 2007
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Houston, TX 77019
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