Attorney Doug Carter




Douglas J Carter, Attorney

100 West Unaka Avenue Johnson City, TN 37604 Phone: (423) 926-9193


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Doug Carter graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1975. Since that time he has proudly served the legal needs of his friends in Carter County, Sullivan County and surrounding areas with family law matters such as divorce, child custody and child support. Doug is a member of the Washington County Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association. He is a Supreme Court Rule 31 Listed Mediator who offers mediation services for domestic matters. The honest, personal and dedicated service he provides to each client has earned him the People’s Choice Award from the Johnson City Press for being the outstanding lawyer in all of Johnson City.


Douglas Jerome Carter

Sole Practitioner

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


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 FAQ 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.

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

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Professional Associations and Memberships

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


  • English


  • Phi Kappa Phi
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