Charles W. Oldfield

Charles W. Oldfield

Title: Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Office: Dean's Suite Room 105
Phone: 330-972-6750
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Charles W. Oldfield brings expertise and considerable experience to Akron Law.  Before joining the law school, he was an attorney at Green Haines Sgambati Co., L.P.A., and a law clerk in the Ohio Eleventh District Court of Appeals.  The focus of his legal practice included appellate law, labor and employment law, and education law.  He has argued cases before several Ohio district courts of appeal, the Ohio Supreme Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  He is a graduate of The University of Akron School of Law (1999), magna cum laude, and Bluefield State College.  He has served as President of The University of Akron School of Law Alumni Association Board of Directors and as an Akron Law trial team coach. He has taught seminars for the Ohio Association for Justice and Ohio Education Association. His publications include Parent-Child Loss of Consortium Claims: It's Time to Bury an Antiquated Analogy, 18 Ohio Trial 33, and Seven Tips for the Brief Writer, 19 Ohio Trial 35.  He is admitted to practice in Ohio, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

In addition to serving as Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, he teaches Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing I and II and Appellate Practice Clinic.


  • Bluefield State College
  • The University of Akron School of Law