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Eric G. Carter is the founding principal of The Carter Law Firm. After honorably serving in the United States Marine Corps, he attended and graduated from Memphis State University in 1975, and graduated from South Texas College of Law in 1979. He was licensed to practice law in Texas in 1980.

Mr. Carter is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer who has been practicing for over 32 years. Most recently, he has counseled healthcare providers and organizations in a variety of healthcare legal matters and healthcare law topics. He has represented publicly traded corporations, franchised automobile dealerships, handled mergers and acquisitions of companies, prepared and finalized State and Federally chartered Bank formations, closely held corporations, partnerships, and estates. Throughout his career, Mr. Carter has successfully managed complicated litigation involving multiple parties and complex issues.

Mr. Carter is a certified Mediator and Arbitrator and is licensed to practice before the Texas State and District Courts; United States of America Supreme Court; United States of America Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals; United States of America Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Through appointments, Mr. Carter has served as Special Judge in the Harris County Criminal Courts and as Receiver and Special Master in the State District Courts of Texas.

Professional Associations and Memberships include: Fifth Federal Circuit Bar Association; American Trial Lawyers Association; American Bar Association; Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association; Houston Trial Lawyers Association; Texas Trial Lawyers Association; Houston Bar Association; and, Texas Young Lawyers Association.

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Eric William Carter was born and raised in southwest Houston, Texas. He attended Strake Jesuit College Preparatory in Sharpstown, before attending to his undergraduate studies at The University of Texas at Austin. Eric William excelled at the University of Texas and also successfully completed UT's Business Foundations Program. He then returned to Houston, where he attended South Texas College of Law. Eric William Carter was licensed to practice law at the age of 25.

He began his legal career working in the administrative law field, trying hundreds of Medical Fee Dispute Resolution cases before the State Office of Administrative Hearings in Austin, Texas. Since that time, his focus has remained on the firm's litigation docket, preparing and pursuing the firm's cases for trial before the courts. In addition to his civil litigation practice, Eric William Carter has also gained extensive experience through his appointments as Guardian Ad Litem, an agent of the Courts assigned to work for the benefit of particular minor children in Harris County.

Eric William also works heavily in the Houston community. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of Wesley Community Center, a center with the mission of "helping people help themselves and each other". He also participates in a judicial outreach program designed to bring the courthouse to the classroom, which was started by his brother, Judge Kyle Carter.

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