Remembering Charlie Khoury

Equal parts Don Quixote, Atticus Finch, and Billy Jack.Charlie Khoury, who died on November 15, 2022, was for nearly 54 years a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law attorney who was a fierce advocate for the rights of forgotten men and women wrongfully imprisoned or desperately in need of legal help. Charlie had many other passions including beekeeping, environmental conservation, progressive politics, music-making, and running. Many of us saw him, with his wild shock of curly white hair, slowly jogging up and down 15th Street or along the beach.  Charlie was a big supporter of our Community Plan, The Sandpiper, and Del Mar Community Connections.  But his greatest passions were always his family and friends, and he has left a hole in their hearts as well as in the heart of our Del Mar community.

Photo by Carolyn Khoury