Professional Commitment

The choice you make about legal representation in a family law matter can make a difference in your life.

• I am committed to diminishing client anxiety through education. My knowledge and expertise translate to informed client decisions.

• I am committed to helping clients achieve realistic perspectives about the legal process. Some things are "fixable" throughout the process, others are not. I promise to do my best to help clients distinguish the difference.

• I am committed to remaining current with the changes and complexities in family law so that I can provide my clients with the best, most accurate legal advice.

Founder and Team

Marjorie K. Carter is an accomplished attorney with deep St. Louis roots and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Marjorie started her legal career as an associate at a small but busy St. Louis law firm, where she honed her family law skills. Prior to founding Carter Family Law Group in October 2009, Marjorie established herself as a sole practitioner in 1995, formed the firm of Carter & Bauer in 1997, and helped to launch the family law firm of Carter Bauer Soule, LLC in 2003.

Marjorie combines legal savvy, humor, and warmth to act as an agent for positive change in the lives of her clients and within the legal community. She graduated, cum laude, from St. Louis University School of Law in 1991 and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1987, magna cum laude, from Webster University. Marjorie has an AV rating (the highest) from Martindale-Hubbell.

A strong child advocate, Marjorie received the largest jury verdict ($1.1 Million) in St. Louis County Circuit Court in 1994 in a civil case involving child abuse. She was the chairperson for the Child Abuse and Neglect Review Board for the state of Missouri and served on the board for eight years. In addition, Marjorie is a former board member of Citizens for Missouri's Children. She currently serves on the Missouri Task Force on Children's Justice and is on the Board of the International Alliance of Holistic Lawyers.

One of the founding members of the Collaborative Family Law Association (CFLA) and a current board member, Marjorie helped to bring the collaborative process to the St. Louis area. She is a past president of the Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis and is a frequent guest speaker at legal seminars.” Marjorie is also a founding member of the Missouri chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC).

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