Board of Trustees
Charles D. Olson ’78Waco
Charlie Olson is a shareholder at Haley & Olson, P.C. in Waco where he practices primarily in the areas of business law, personal injury defense, and governmental litigation. He is board certified in civil trial law. Mr. Olson is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and currently serves as an adjunct professor in municipal law at Baylor University School of Law. Previously, he was the board chair of Creative Waco, a director of the Texas Lyceum, president of the Waco Business League, and national president of Parents for Public Schools. He also has served on the boards of the Texas State Technical College System and the Waco Independent School District and been involved with numerous charitable organizations.
Charlie is a 1978 graduate of Southwestern, having majored in social science and been a member of Pi Kappa Alpha. He earned his law degree from Baylor in 1979. Charlie is the President-Elect of the Association of Southwestern University Alumni.