Charles Schmitz

Adjunct Professor


Charles Schmitz is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Schmitz served as an aide to U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. Upon graduation from law school, he clerked for a U.S. District Judge in the District of Connecticut. Mr. Schmitz then joined the Department of Justice through the Honors program, where he served as a Trial Attorney in the Civil Fraud Section for six years. Mr. Schmitz then joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida as a Criminal Assistant U.S. Attorney, where he prosecuted white collar, drug, gun, immigration, and child exploitation offenses. Mr. Schmitz served as an AUSA for seven years. He now continues his work as a federal prosecutor for the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC, where he currently focuses on cybercrimes. He has taught as an adjunct professor at the George Washington University Law School for seven years, and at other undergraduate institutions in the Legal Studies and Justice Studies Departments for eight years.