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Robert Mckinley Carter

also known as Robert M. Carter, R. McKinkey Carter

About me

Mr. Carter is licensed to practice law in Washington. 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 disputes.


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 Kent, Bonney Lake and Tacoma, Washington.  For an appointment, you can reach Mr. Carter at 206-341-9100.



Languages spoken: French, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%



Contingent (1-33%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • David Charles Snell

    Rob is trusted by his clients and members of our local bar. He has great experience and gets great results. I endorse Robert McKinley Carter.


    David Snell Workers compensation Attorney
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    I endorse this lawyer. Competent, detailed , thesis the person you want handling your case


    Lamar Mills General practice Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Po Box 8208
Bonney Lake, WA, 98391-0882

604 W. Meeker St.
Suite 201
Kent, WA, 98032



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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
VP, Secretary and General CounselJohnson Controls World Services2002 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Association for JusticeEagle2002 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of WashingtonPolitical Science & Ethnic StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1974