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J. Carter, Esq.

J. Carter, Esq.

Attorney at Law

District of Columbia
Licensed in
New York Law School
Attorney Carter is the owner and principal attorney of the Carter Law Group, PLLC serving the Washington DC and Los Angeles area.Her bi-coastal practice focuses on family, business & entertainment law.

She majored in Political Science and Spanish at the University of Virginia where she earned her Bachelors of Arts. She received her Juris Doctor and Patent Law Certificate from New York Law School and also attended University of Valencia in Valencia, Spain.

Prior to graduating New York Law school she was a principal intern at Classic Media Inc. and clerked for the New York Supreme Court under Justice Debra James. She sits on the DC Bar's
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Work History

Carter Law Group PLLC

Principal Attorney

Jan 2011 - Present

CLG is a bicoastal full service law firm specializing in Family & Estate Law, Business Law and Entertainment & Media Law. We handle divorce, custody, wills, business formation & civil litigation. Our representation of entertainment clientele include contract negotiations, book deals, intellectual property, product endorsements, celebrity personal appearances &filming permits.

Jan 2011 - Present

Law Offices of Edward Beck, P.C.


Aug 2009 - Jan 2011

*Improved law office’s efficiency with court paperwork by drafting and filing court documents (including but not limited to complaints, answers, motions & depositions), conducting library research
*Drafted Wills, Medical Directives, Power of Attorneys
*Expanded firm’s client basis by assisting with interviewing clients and witnesses & preparing summary interview reports, conducting discovery.

Aug 2009 - Jan 2011

Classic Media, Inc.

Business and Legal Affairs Intern

Jan 2009 - Jun 2009

*Increased legal affairs productivity by drafting &reviewing various contracts including but not limited to: Non-Disclosure, Work for Hire, Licensing, Merchandising, Clip and Broadcast/Production Agreements as well as maintained clearances for music and video footage.
*Enhanced company’s protection efforts on their trademarks by reviewing and entering company’s trademarks into PATTSY trademark

Jan 2009 - Jun 2009

New York Supreme Court

Summer Law Clerk for Justice Debra James

May 2008 - Sep 2008

*Increased productivity and efficiency in Judge’s chambers by drafting legal memoranda and orders.
*Conducted legal research, observed trials and conferences, verified Bluebook citations and providing administrative support

May 2008 - Sep 2008

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