Charles Adams is a sixth generation Texan and the namesake of his great grandfather Texas Ranger Charles D. Adams, Sr. He dedicated fifteen years to public service in Harris County as a police officer, briefing attorney, and presiding municipal judge. He completed his undergraduate education and earned his Juris Doctor while serving as a patrol officer and, subsequently, earned his Master of Laws at Harvard Law School. Prior to his appointment as a judge, he sat on the board of the Houston Police Foundation and the Community Nutrition Institute. He maintains a personal injury and criminal defense practice and a financial advisor recruiting firm in Pearland, Texas.

Charles Adams is the host of the Night Shift at 11 pm Monday through Friday.