As an Assistant District Attorney, Mr. Carter successfully prosecuted individuals who have broken laws on behalf of the State of Texas. Mr. Carter successfully defended his clients before juries and judges in Federal and State courthouses throughout the State of Texas. Mr. Carter soon established himself as a persuasive writer, orator, and trial attorney for the State of Texas as an Assistant Attorney General.
After ending his tenure with the Office of Attorney General for the State of Texas, Mr. Carter launched his career as an Assistant District Attorney for Fort Bend County. As Assistant District Attorney, Mr. Carter prosecuted criminal defendants and obtained convictions and punishments from juries in Fort Bend County, Texas. Due to Mr. Carter’s trial accomplishments and successful criminal convictions, he soon established a reputation as a skilled trial attorney.
As a Criminal Defense Attorney, Mr. Carter successfully represents individuals who have been accused of criminal offenses.
After serving as a prosecutor, Mr. Carter chose to take his talents to the criminal defense bar. Since joining the criminal defense bar, Mr. Carter frequently represents individuals in both Federal and State Courts in Texas and throughout the United States of America. Having tried over 60 jury trials before the age of 40, Mr. Carter has earned the reputation as one of Houston’s “up and coming criminal defense lawyers.”
A REPUTATION FOR SUCCESS
As a result of Mr. Carter’s success as a criminal defense lawyer, he created an Employment Law Division at his law firm. Since the inception of his Employment Law Division, Mr. Carter passionately represents individuals who have been discriminated and retaliated against in the workplace. In addition to representing individuals who have been victims of hostile workplaces, Mr. Carter also represents small businesses who have been falsely accused of workplace discrimination.
Mr. Carter is a participating member of the following associations:
- The Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
- The Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
- The Fort Bend Criminal Defense Association
- The Fort Bend Bar
- The State Bar of Texas
- The United States Federal Courts for the Southern District of Texas
- The United States Federal Courts for the Western District of Texas
- The United States Federal Courts for the Eastern District of Texas
- The United States Federal Courts for the Northern District of Texas
Mr. Carter was awarded and recognized as one of the Top Fifty African-American Lawyers in the Houston Metro Area. Additionally, Mr. Carter was chosen as one of the Top Fifty Lawyers in the Houston Metro Area by H-Magazine.