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Thomas S. Carter

Thomas S. Carter

Skilled & Effective Business Attorney for Los Angeles & San Bernardino Counties
  • Business Law
  • California, District of Columbia, Washington
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Biography

Tom Carter began his legal career in Washington D.C. in 2007 before joining the Law Offices of Ronald T. Vera in Claremont as an Associate Attorney. At Vera & Barbosa, Law Offices Mr. Carter was privy to representation of local business, educational institutions, municipalities and non-profits in the position “Of Counsel”. In 2011, Mr. Carter garnered the position of General Counsel to NationalLink, an industry leader located in Glendora, California providing ATM solutions.

Mr. Carter successfully launched his own Business Law practice in 2014 representing businesses within the San Bernardino and Eastern Los Angeles Counties. Tom’s focus continues to be on Commercial Litigation, Employer Defense, Business Disputes, Business Transactions, Contracts, Business Formations (Startups) and more. Attorney Carter and Team deliver on doing their due diligence for their clients from mergers & acquisitions to arbitration and regulatory requirements.

Business Attorney Thomas Salazar Carter, a native of Claremont, California, serves small to mid-size companies, institutions, franchises, partnerships, startups & industries (including manufacturing, construction, hospitality, warehousing / distribution, transportation). Having served as General Counsel for a national company, Mr. Carter's experience provides such vital legal services to businesses not necessarily needing a full-time in-house lawyer, thus leading to better suited competitive legal fees.
Mr. Carter is a member of the California Bar, the Washington State Bar, and the District of Columbia Bar.

Attorney Carter is respected for his communication style, astuteness and tenacity. Carter & Team want to earn your trust and respect through our successful practice abilities; we want to help you create, acquire, maintain, build or sell your business with all your legal challenges..

Practice Area
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Additional Practice Areas
  • Contracts
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Transactions
  • Employer Defense
  • Business Disputes
  • General Counsel Services
  • Business Formation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Business Torts
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Contact us for a free 20-minute consultation by phone. Phone: 909- 296-3360 Website: www.tscarterlaw.com
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
ID Number: Member # 256876
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District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
ID Number: Member # 987718
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Washington
Washington State Bar Association
ID Number: Member # 44681
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Professional Experience
General Counsel
NationalLink
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• Responsible for handling all legal matters for one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing independent full service ATM companies • Regular duties include extensive litigation in state and federal court, drafting and executing many different contracts and agreements, engaging in business negotiations, drafting memoranda and demand letters, advising in employee matters, acquisition of competitors and small operator ATM portfolios • Handling disputed related to company property, including claims with the Contractors State License Board • Selecting and engaging with outside counsels on many class action lawsuits outside California • Ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations such as the Electronic Funds Transfer Act, the American’s with Disability Act • Participate in successful industry-wide effort to change redundant federal fee notice sticker requirement • Hands-on involvement with all other aspect of the business including client relations.
Associate Attorney
Law Offices of Vera & Barbosa
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Tom Carter began his legal career in Washington D.C. in 2007 before joining the Law Offices of Ronald T. Vera in Claremont as an Associate Attorney. At Vera & Barbosa, Law Offices Mr. Carter was privy to representation of local business, educational institutions, municipalities and non-profits in the position “Of Counsel”. • Worked on multiple cases and other client matters for small law firm that specialized in representing businesses, educational institutions, real estate and other business litigation, and a medley of other cases, including construction defect litigation and real estate sales litigation • Drafted numerous pleadings, motions, discovery requests and responses, research memoranda and client letters on many active cases • Personally undertook court appearances, hearings, client interviews, settlement negotiations, mediations and trial preparations
Education
Rhodes College
B.A. | Political Science
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Thomas Jefferson School of Law
J.D. (2007) | Law
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Professional Associations
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Current
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San Bernardino County Bar Association
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Business Law Practice Areas
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Southern California Commercial Business & Industries Attorney
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Contact & Map
Claremont
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Notice: With regard to the impact of Covid-19, we are open for business working remotely and continuing to put our best efforts forward on your behalf.
The Law Offices of Thomas S. Carter
223 W. Foothill Boulevard
Second Floor
Claremont, CA 91711
Telephone: (909) 296-3360
Fax: (909) 297-4444
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Notice: With regard to the impact of COVID-19, we are open for business, working remotely and continuing to put our best efforts forward on your behalf.