Midwin Charles Biography – Midwin Charles Wiki
Midwin Charles was a renowned defense attorney and legal analyst for MSNBC, CNN, and other cable outlets. She provided regular commentary on law, pop culture, and politics for CNN, MSNBC, Bloomberg TV, HLN, and TV One, and she was a guest host for the radio program “Express Yourself” on New York’s 107.5 WBLS.
In addition to her work as a TV legal analyst, she was the founder of the law firm Midwin Charles & Associates LLC and contributed to Essence Magazine and The Huffington Post. Her law firm Midwin Charles & Associates LLC is involved in the following practice areas: Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Commercial Litigation, Elder Law, and Family Law.
She worked for CNN as a Legal Contributor for In Session (formerly Court TV) where she provided legal commentary for live trials daily on truTV. She was the creator of “Infinite Possibilities of the Law Degree,” an annual forum that features top lawyers with dynamic careers, according to her attorney biography on her website.
She was also a member of the Dean’s Diversity Council for American University’s Washington College of Law and served on the board of Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN). She was a member of the Civil Rights Committee for the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and lectured at Syracuse University. According to the Haitian Roundtable, Charles was a frequent speaker at the Urban Assembly School for Law & Justice in Brooklyn, New York.
Charles earned her bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and her law degree from the American University, Washington College of Law, where she was an Articles Editor for the American University Law Review. Following law school, she served as a law clerk for U.S. Court of Appeals for Sixth Circuit Judge Eric L. Clay and as the A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Research Fellow in Social Justice at Harvard Law School, under the supervision of Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. She was an associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP. Charles received the 2018 Shining Star Award from United States Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke.
Midwin Charles Age
She was born and raised in Brooklyn. She passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. She was 47 years old.
Midwin Charles Husband
Was Midwin Charles married? She was not married. She also had no children of her own.
Midwin Charles Death
She died on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at the age of 47. Her family announced her death in a statement posted to her Instagram and Twitter accounts. “It is with a profoundly heavy heart and the deepest sadness that we announce the untimely passing of our beloved Midwin Charles,” the statement reads. “She was known to many as a legal commentator on television but to us, she was a devoted daughter, sister, aunt, niece, and cousin. Our lives are forever changed and we will miss her for a lifetime. The family thanks you in advance for your love and prayers. Please allow the family time to grieve.”
Her friends and colleagues also went to social media to grieve and pass their tribute to the departed legal analyst and TV personality. Maya Wiley, formerly of MSNBC and currently a New York City mayoral candidate, tweeted: “I am DEVASTATED!, Midwin Charles is someone I am deeply grateful to for her heart and her head. And she was someone I valued at MSNBC! My heart goes out to her family and we have all lost a Sister.”
MSNBC host Joy Reid tweeted: “Midwin dear heart, you were a brilliant spirit and beautiful soul. You were such a blessing. I’m just stunned, and have been since I learned of this today. Blessings to your mom and family. To all, please live every moment like it’s your last, and OVER-appreciate your friends.”
Podcaster Sylvia K. Alston said on Twitter that Charles “was a colleague, a friend and a frequent contributor to my show #NextNation. Learning tonight of her untimely passing stopped me in my tracks. My deepest condolences to her family and all who experienced her gift. She was a beacon for justice.”
Midwin Charles Cause of Death
Her cause of death was not revealed.
Midwin Charles Suicide
Did Midwin Charles commit suicide? The Family of Ms. Charles did not disclose a cause of death and other details were not specified. We have reached out to her rep for a comment.
Midwin Charles Net Worth
Midwin Charles’ net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
Midwin Charles Instagram
Her Instagram account is @midwin. Her Instagram bio reads, “Attorney. Legal Analyst CNN/MSNBC. Radio Host. Founder, law firm Midwin Charles & Associates.”