Douglas Jerome Carter

Sole Practitioner

Location: Johnson City, Tennessee
Phone: 423-926-9193
Fax: 423-926-7983

Since graduating from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1975, Doug Carter has been proud to serve the legal needs of his friends in Washington, Carter and Unicoi Counties. Doug, Adam, and their paralegal Angela, help clients to understand their legal rights and fight to secure those rights. Your questions can be answered by email. Frequently asked questions and answers can be found in the Practice Areas section. The Firm handles domestic matters including divorce, custody and child support. Doug and his associates can also handle personal injury, social security disability, estate planning and probate.

Doug is also a Supreme Court Rule 31 Certified Mediator and offers mediation services for domestic matters.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Injury and Accidents
  • Probate

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Rule 31 Mediator, Tennessee Supreme Court , 2010

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1975
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 1975


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    J.D. - 1975
  • East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee
    ​B.S. - 1971
    ​Major: History/Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • American Jurisprudence Award, Wills, Trial Practice

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member
  • Washington County Bar Association, Member


  • English


  • Phi Kappa Phi

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