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Charles Martin Good

Charles Martin Good

also known as Charley Good

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In Pemberton Law’s Alexandria office, Charley Good mainly practices family law which includes divorce, child custody, child support, parenting time, and adoption.  Additionally, Charley has built his practice in criminal law, real estate, contract litigation and personal injury. 

Charley Good grew up in Alexandria, Minnesota.  His strong family and community ties make Alexandria the ideal place to practice law.  Charley graduated magna cum laude from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Legal Studies and Philosophy.  He received his Juris Doctorate from William Mitchell in St. Paul, Minnesota, graduating cum laude.

While attending William Mitchell, Charley made numerous appearances in district court as a certified student attorney logging over 300 hours of courtroom experience. In addition, Charley is a qualified neutral mediator, arbitrator and family mediator under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice.

Prior to college, Charley was instrumental in founding the Douglas County Teen Court program through an internship with the Douglas County Attorney's Office. Charley wrote grants, did research and organized the infrastructure of Douglas County Teen Court which has provided the Alexandria area with an effective diversion program for first time juvenile offenders since 2002.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    6 years
  2. Family: 30%
    6 years
  3. Litigation: 10%
    6 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 10%
    7 years
  5. Real Estate: 10%
    6 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • David W. Jacobsen

    I endorse Attorney Charles Good. Mr. Good works exceptionally hard to achieve the best possible results for his criminal law clients. We have discussed legal theories on numerous cases and he has shown tremendous creativity in poking holes in the government's cases against his clients. He does not hesitate to challenge prosecutors and take a case to trial if a fair resolution is not offered. I endorse Mr. Good to anyone facing criminal charges in the Alexandria area.


    David Jacobsen Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact info

Pemberton Sorlie Rufer & Kershner PLLP (Fergus Falls)

203 22nd Avenue West
Alexandria, MN, 56308-2477


MNAuthorized to practice200907/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Family MediatorQualified Neutral Mediator2009
Dean's ListWMCL Dean Janus2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyPemberton, Sorlie, Rufer & Kershner, PLLP2009 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Douglas County Bar AssociationPresident2014 - Present
Inclusion NetworkBoard Member2013 - 2015
Alexandria Chamber of CommerceAmbassador2012 - Present
Love INCVice Chair2012 - Present
KiwanisPresident2010 - Present
BNIN/A2010 - 2013
Minnesota State Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Minnesota State Bar Association, 7th District Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Minnesota State Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/A2009 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Minnesota State District Court Civil Practice Desk Book 2 ed..Co-Author Chapter 13-Depositions2014
Minnesota State District Court Civil Practice DeskbookChapter 13 Depositions- Update2013
Minnesota State District Court Civil Practice DeskbookChapter 13 Depositions- Update2012
Minnesota State District Court Civil Practice DeskbookChapter 13 Depositions- Update2011
Minnesota State District Court Civil Practice DeskbookChapter 13 Depositions- Update2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Hamline UniversityLegal Studies/PhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts2006