Heba K. Carter is an experienced civil litigator in the following practice areas: contracts, real estate, landlord-tenant, appellate advocacy, bankruptcy, and business law. She is also well versed in a variety of transactional legal work including: leases–both commercial and residential, real estate contracts and negotiation, estate and probate, and business formation. She currently focuses her practice on business litigation, estate and probate, and real estate law.
Ms. Carter began her legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Justice Steve R. McCullough, while he served as a judge for the Virginia Court of Appeals. Upon finishing her clerkship, Ms. Carter worked as an associate attorney for a private law firm, handling civil litigation matters in a number of practice areas, in both the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia. Ms. Carter was born in the District of Columbia, and grew up in McLean, Virginia. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Foreign Affairs, with a Middle East Concentration.
She obtained her J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law where she was an Executive Editor of the Syracuse Law Review. She participated in the Moot Court Honor Society and was honored as a member of the Justinian Honor Society. She received the Pro Bono Service Award for service to the Syracuse community during her legal education.
She has been admitted to the Virginia Bar, Eastern and Western District of Virginia, District of Columbia, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.