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Attorney Michael N. Carter

Michael N. Carter

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Michael N. Carter began practicing law with Spence, Carter & Reed, P.A. in 2019. During this time, he has handled a wide variety of matters due to the firm being a general practice firm. He regularly handles real estate matters (residential and commercial transactions and litigation), civil litigation, business formation and transactions, family law matters (domestic violence, no contact, divorces), estate planning, and local government matters. More likely than not at some point during your time working with Spence, Carter & Reed, P.A., Michael will somehow be involved in your matter.

Mr. Carter enjoys working with his clients to help them solve any problem they may be facing and bringing closure to matters that clients have not been able to finish on their own. Not all matters can be solved quickly, but he as well as staff will help you through whatever legal matter you are handling to find a resolution.

Mr. Carter attended North Johnston High School where he graduated with high honors, earned his B.S. degree in Biology from East Carolina University, and his J.D. degree from North Carolina Central University where he graduated cum laude.


  • North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 2019
    • Honors: cum laude
  • East Carolina University, North Carolina
    • B.S.


  • Johnston County Bar Association, Secretary and Treasurer
  • Moot Court Board, Vice Chair, 2018 to 2019
  • Student Bar Association, Treasurer, 2018 to 2019
  • Bankruptcy Council, Secretary, 2018 to 2019
  • Student Government Association, Senator, 2013 to 2014
  • Pi Kappa Phi, President, 2014
  • Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society, President, 2014 to 2015

Published Works

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Kappa Phi

Professional Associations

  • Johnston County Bar Association, Treasurer/Secretary, 2019 to 2020

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2019


  • Pro Bono Student of the Year
  • H.M. Michaux Award for Public Service, 2019
  • Pro Bono Certificate of Achievement for Pro Service - North Carolina Bar Association
  • Student Service Impact Award, 2019

Representative Cases

  • Real Estate Law
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning
  • State & Local Government
  • Debtor/Creditor