Mediator  |  Arbitrator



Texas Justice Center

4900 Fournace Place, Suite 560
Bellaire, Texas 77401

Tel: (713) 227-0042
Fax: (713) 227-7001


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.

Areas of Expertise

  • Certified Mediator and Arbitrator
  • Civil Litigation and Appeals
  • Business Transactions
  • Mergers
  • Finance


  • Memphis State University
    Graduated 1975
  • South Texas College of Law
    Graduated 1979

Memberships, Affiliations & Licenses

  • Grand Lodge of Texas, Jacques DeMoley No. 1390, Master Mason
  • Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, S.J., U.S.A., Valley of Houston, Orient of Texas, 32º
  • Arabia Shriners, Houston, Texas Member
  • Fifth Circuit Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Special Judge in Harris County Criminal Courts
  • Receiver and Special Master by Appointment of the State District Courts
  • Captain for Harris County Constable Reserves
  • Certified Guardian Ad Litem by Appointment
  • Arbitrator for The Texas Department of Insurance-Independent Dispute Resolution, Senate Bill 1264
  • State Bar of Texas – 1980
  • Bar of the United States of America District Court of Texas – 1981
  • United States of America Supreme Court
  • United States of America Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States of America Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Southern District of Texas

Local Areas Served

  • Houston, TX


  • English