Heba K. Carter, Senior Associate

Ms. Carter is a Senior Associate Attorney with NOVA Business Law Group. She attended the University of Virginia graduating in 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Foreign Affairs. After studying at the University of Virginia, Ms. Carter attended Syracuse University College of Law as a member of the Class of 2014. During law school, Ms. Carter was an editor of the Syracuse Law Review and participated in the Moot Court Honor Society. She was honored as a member of the Justinian Honor Society and received the Pro Bono Servicey Award for her service to the Syracuse community.

Ms. Carter began her legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Justice Steve R. McCullough, while he served as a judge for the Virginia Court of Appeals. Upon finishing her clerkship, Ms. Carter worked as an associate attorney for a private law firm, handling civil litigation matters in a number of practice areas, in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia. 

Ms. Carter is an experienced civil litigator in the following practice areas: contracts, real estate, landlord-tenant, appellate advocacy, bankruptcy, and business law. She is also well versed in a variety of transactional legal work including: leases–both commercial and residential, real estate contracts and negotiation, estate and probate, and business formation. She currently focuses her practice on all areas of business law and litigation.

Education
Syracuse University College of Law (JD, cum laude 2014)
University of Virginia (BA, 2011)

Bar Admissions
Virginia (2014)
District of Columbia (2016)
Maryland (2020)

Court Admissions
Supreme Court of Virginia
Maryland Court of Appeals
District of Columbia Court of Appeals
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
United States District Court for the District of Maryland
United States District Court for the District of Columbia

Association Involvement
Virginia Bar Association
Fairfax Bar Association
Maryland State Bar Association

Languages
Arabic
French