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Robert Mckinley Carter

Robert Mckinley Carter

Practice areas:

Personal Injury

About Me

Mr. Carter is licensed to practice
law in Washington, New
York and New Mexico. He graduated from the University of Washington in 1974, where he earned Bachelor
of Science degrees in political science and ethnic studies. He received his law
degree in 1978 from the University Of Oregon School of Law, in Eugene, OR. 
Mr. Carter has represented contractors, subcontractors and owners in
multimillion-dollar disputes arising out of public contracts (construction,
energy, service and aerospace) throughout the United States and abroad. Dispute resolution forums
include federal and state courts, federal agency boards, arbitration tribunals
and mediation.  From 1996 through 2001, he has served as the vice president,
secretary and general counsel for a fortune 500 company, where he was
responsible of all aspects of the company’s compliance program, including risk
management, antitrust avoidance, and prevention and resolution of workplace


On February 1,
2002, Mr.
Carter opened his own law practice in Seattle, WA. 
The focus of his practice is the prosecution of personal injury claims
arising from automobile crashes, defective premises, product liability and
violations of the Washington State Consumer Protection Act. He has offices in Seattle, Bonney Lake and Tacoma, Washington. 
For an appointment, you can reach Mr. Carter at 206-341-9100.



Languages Spoken: French, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Personal Injury: 100%



Contingent (1-33%), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Paul Bruce Apple

    Robert is a highly experienced attorney who can gets results for his clients in court.


    Paul Apple Wills & Living Wills Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Christopher Daniel Leroi

    Mr. Carter is an outstanding attorney who provides exemplary advice on Avvo. I would recommend everyone and anyone to him for representation. Even though I have been practicing fo 24 years, as a judge, magistrate, prosecutors, and in private practice, I learn valuable new information from him every day. A superb attorney.


    Christopher Leroi Mediation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Po Box 8208
Bonney Lake, WA, 98391-0882



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Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
VP, Secretary and General CounselJohnson Controls World Services1996 - 2001


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Association for JusticeEagle2002 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington -SeattlePolitical Science & Ethnic StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1974