Mr. McDougle was born in Dothan, Alabama, on July 7, 1957. After graduation in 1975, he attended and graduated from the University of Alabama with an Accounting degree (magna cum laude) and the University of Alabama School of Law (1982). He began working for the Ramsey and Baxley law firm following graduation and was named a partner in 1985. In 1986, he married the former Michelene Dees and they have three daughters and two granddaughters. They attend First Presbyterian Church where Charles is the past Chairman of the Diaconate. He is an avid golfer and enjoys watching Alabama football.
Mr. McDougle has spent the last two decades directing the focus of his practice towards real estate law and estate planning. In recent years, he has been retained by numerous lenders to handle large commercial closings and residential closings. He also enjoys helping clients make out their wills and guiding personal representatives, executors and heirs through the probate process, as well as reviewing leases, contracts and prenuptial agreements.