"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." - Milton Berle
Longtime Tri-City native, Michelle Carter, started her Legal Assistant career in 1998. Ms. Carter’s experience in the legal field spans 18 years with extensive experience in the family law arena. As a single, divorced parent of three children she truly understands the processes of family law for the parties involved in her attorney’s cases. Her personal and professional experiences in family law allow her to perform her duties with a collected and compassionate approach. She is proud to serve as an asset to the legal community and to simultaneously advocate for the Spanish speaking community who seek fair and equal treatment.
Ms. Carter was born and raised in Pasco, Washington. Upon graduating from Pasco Senior High School in 1989, she began her administrative career at Westinghouse Hanford Company. Ms. Carter’s position at Westinghouse continued from 1988 to 2006 while she attended numerous continuing education and business courses at Washington State University.
Ms. Carter’s desire for learning while working full time and being a single parent persisted from 1989 to 1995. Her educational focus developed with emphasis’ in administration, communications, and technical writing.
When Ms. Carter is away from her desk, she enjoys spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren. She also strongly believes that traveling is essential for a healthy lifestyle and she is an avid football fanatic.