Attorney Dustin C. Carter

Dustin C. Carter

Dustin C. Carter

Attorney
  • Neblett, Beard & Arsenault
  • 2220 Bonaventure Ct Alexandria, LA 71301
  • 318-561-2500

Dustin C. Carter joined Neblett, Beard & Arsenault in 2015 as a welcomed addition to our Mass Tort and Complex Litigation team. A native of central Louisiana, Mr. Carter attended Louisiana College, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration with magna cum laude honors in May 2012. In May 2015, Mr. Carter graduated from Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson, Mississippi, with magna cum laude honors, earning his Juris Doctor degree and Certificate in Civil Law Studies. During his law school tenure, Carter served as the Chief Executive Editor of the Law Review, Internal Competition Problem Editor, Brief Writer, and Advocate for the Moot Court Board, two-term Senator-at-Large of the Law Student Bar Association, active member of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society—Keady Inn Chapter, and active member of the MC Law Civil Law Society. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Carter was briefly in private practice in Mississippi, primarily focusing his practice in commercial dispute resolution and litigation matters.

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Mississippi State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

EDUCATION

  • Mississippi College School of Law (2015)
          J.D., magna cum laude
          Certificate in Civil Law Studies
  • Louisiana College (2012)
          B.S., Public Administration, magna cum laude

LAW SCHOOL AWARDS

Scholarships and Writing Awards:

  • Recipient: 2014 Bradley Arant Rose & White LLP Academic Scholarship Award for Excellence in Writing
  • Recipient: 2014 Best Overall Appellee Brief Award, 2014 Copeland Cook Taylor & Bush Appellate Advocacy Competition

National Moot Court Awards:

  • Finalist: 2014 Judge Conrad B. Duberstein National Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition
  • Semifinalist: 2014 Fifth Circuit/Texas State Bar Association Elliot Cup Regional Moot Court Competition
  • Octofinalist: 2015 Judge Conrad B. Duberstein National Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition

Best Paper/AmJur Awards

  • Legal Research I
  • Legal Writing II
  • Appellate Advocacy

PUBLICATIONS

  • Save the Students, Save the World: How Bankruptcy Could Help Correct the Inequitable Intrusion of For-Profit Colleges Into Higher Education (33 MISS. C. L. REV. 401)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:

  • American Bar Association
  • National Order of Barristers, 2015 Inductee
  • National Order of Scribes, 2015 Inductee
  • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit