Born in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, Mr. Carter is a 1990 graduate of Washington Township (NJ) High School. He attended Rutgers University before graduating from Rowan University magna cum laude with a B.A. in history and concentrations in German and honors studies in 1995. In 1998, he earned his Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers School of Law - Camden. After law school, Mr. Carter moved to New Mexico, where he was an associate at Lamb, Metzgar, Lines & Dahl in Albuquerque. He then returned to New Jersey and served a judicial clerkship with the Hon. Marilyn Rhyne-Herr in the Hunterdon County Superior Court before becoming an associate with Angelini, Viniar & Freedman in Woodbury. He was the managing member of The Law Office of James M. Carter, LLC, in Washington Township before joining Hoffman DiMuzio in January 2007.
Early in his carrer, Mr. Carter acted as a municipal prosecutor in several Gloucester and Camden County towns, including Cherry Hill Township, and served as solicitor to the Elk Township Combined Planning & Zoning Board. He presently concentrates in the areas of employment law and litigation, immigration, and family law.
He now lives with his wife of eighteen years and their two sons in Glassboro, where he coached youth soccer, baseball, and basketball, and has served on the Board of Directors of Glassboro Babe Ruth Baseball and as president of the Glassboro Soccer Club.
Licensed since 2000
Hourly ($250-350/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
|NM||Suspended for non-payment of dues||1998||11/03/2014|
|Attorney, Managing Member||Law Office of James M. Carter||2005 - 2006|
|Attorney||Angelini, Viniar & Freedman||2000 - 2005|
|Law clerk||Superior Court of New Jersey||1999 - 2000|
|Attorney||Lamb, Metzgar, Lines & Dahl||1998 - 1999|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Gloucester County Bar Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|New Jersey State Bar Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|ABA Section of Family Law||Member||1999 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1998 - Present|
|Rutgers University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|Rowan University||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1995|