A lifelong Tulsan, Carter earned his law degree, with highest honors, from the University of Tulsa, where he served as an Articles Submissions Editor for the Tulsa Law Review. Carter also received CALI Awards for excellence in Civil Procedure II, Constitutional Law I, Criminal Law, Law of Sports, and Torts. While in law school, he served on the executive boards for the Public Interest Board and the Board of Advocates and was elected Speaker of the House of the Student Bar Association. Carter was recognized by the faculty with the Martin Fellows Smith Award as the most outstanding graduate of the class of 2021. He received the Order of the Curule Chair, the highest academic honor bestowed by the law school, and the Order of Barristers, a distinction reserved for those who demonstrated high achievement in oral advocacy. Prior to law school, he received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas where he was able to study abroad in Greece.
Carter is an avid sports fan and particularly fond of the St. Louis Cardinals and Arkansas Razorbacks. He is a voracious reader and enjoys novels and works of narrative nonfiction.