Robert Abney & Associates Law Firm Memphis

Founded in 1944 by Hunter K. Cochran Sr., Cochran, Uhlmann, Abney, Duck and Wright has been providing the Memphis community with quality, professional legal services for both people and businesses for more than 60 years.

Robert Abney & Associates Law Firm Memphis: Charles D. Wright

Charles D. Wright is a founder/partner of Cochran, Uhlmann,Abney, Duck and Wright.  His practiceareas are general civil and criminal law with emphasis on property and casualty insurance law, personal injury law and commercial litigation. He was admitted to the Tennessee State Bar in 1974 and to the Mississippi State Bar in 1975. He is admitted to practice in the state courts of Tennessee and Mississippi, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee and the United States Supreme Court. 

Mr. Wright attended Mississippi State University, receiving his bachelor's degree in science in 1957. He then received a Master's in Business Administration from The University of Memphis in 1968 and his juris doctor from the University of Memphis Law School in 1974. Mr. Wright also served in the United States Army and retired from the Reserve with the grade of Colonel. 

Mr. Wright was a member of the Shelby County Public Defender Staff for 30 years and prior to entering the practice of law, he was an insurance claim representative and manager. 

Mr. Wright is a communicant of Rosewood United Methodist Church and an active member of both the University of Memphis and Mississippi State University Alumni Associations. 


  • Civil Law
  • Insurance Law

                Property Insurance Law

                Casualty Insurance Law

  • Personal Injury Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Law


  • Mississippi State University

                                Bachelor's Degree

                               Sciences- 1957

  • University of Memphis

                                Master's Degree

                                Business Administration- 1968

  • University of Memphis Law School

               Juris Doctor- 1974

  • U.S. Army Command

               General Staff College- 1974


  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association