Charlie Lee began his martial arts training under Grand Master Jhoon Rhee in 1969. In 1983, Lee began competing on the Karate World Tour and became the NASKA World Champion in only three years. Charlie Lee held the NASKA World Title for five consecutive years and he was a member of the 1983 and 1985 World Champion U.S. Karate Team. He has competed and performed worldwide. Lee was inducted into the Black Belt Hall of Fame in 1986.
Mr. Lee currently holds the rank of 7th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Mr. Lee frequently conducts seminars throughout the nation. He has appeared on six martial arts magazine covers, has been featured in several publications, including The Washington Post, Money Magazine, the ABA Journal, and has appeared on ESPN, ABC, and NBC. Mr. Lee promotes the World Series of Martial Arts, one of the largest martial arts tournaments in the country.
Mr. Lee received his BS degree in Business from Virginia Tech and then attended the Washington College of Law at American University, receiving his law degree. He is currently a practicing attorney and a founding partner of the Tysons Corner law firm of Moore & Lee, LLP, concentrating his practice in construction law and federal and state government contracts.