Charles J. Jacobus is an attorney with law offices in Bellaire, Texas, and is an Advisory Title Officer for Charter Title Company in Houston, Texas He is board certified by the State Bar of Texas Board of Legal Specialization in both Residential and Commercial Real Estate Law.
He is a member of the Houston Real Estate Lawyer's Council, a member of the Broker-Lawyer Committee of the Texas Real Estate Commission and Texas Real Estate Center's MCE Advisory Committee. He is listed in Woodward/White's "The Best Lawyers in America", Martindale-Hubbell's "Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers", and Marquis "Who's Who in the World". He served on the Council of the Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas from 2003-2006, chaired the Title Insurance Committee for the State Bar of Texas from 2005 to 2007. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center and the University of Houston Bauer School of Business. He has served as president of REEA, president of the Texas Real Estate Teacher's Association, Mayor of his home town of Bellaire, Texas. He currently serves on REEA's Board of Directors, has twice been named REEA's Educator of the Year, and is a recipient of the Jack Wiedemer Distinguished Career Award.
He is the author of Texas Real Estate, 11th Edition, Texas Real Estate Law, 10th edition Real Estate, An Introduction to the Profession, and Real Estate Principles, both in their 11th edition and Texas Title Insurance. He is the editor-in-chief of the Texas Forms Manual for Real Estate and Title Documentation, co-author of Texas Real Estate Brokerage and the Law of Agency Keeping Current with Texas Real Estate, and a weekly column in the Houston Chronicle, Ask George and Chuck.