Attorney Ottowa E. Carter, Jr. is a native of Sardis, Mississippi. He graduated magna cum laude with a degree in mathematics from Jackson State University in 1976. He then worked for AT&T for 10 years as a network analyst, managing networks of computer based systems in Jackson, Mississippi. Later he entered the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Law in Charlottesville, Virginia, from which he received his Juris Doctorate in 1991. During his tenure at UVA, he received the James C. Slaughter Award, the law school faculty’s highest award for members of the third-year class. He was also featured in the law school’s magazine, the UVA Lawyer.
Marietta Carterrecently joined the law firm of Ottowa E. Carter, Jr. Surrounded by her husband, two sons, and a niece who are attorneys,she gained an appreciation of the law and how it can impact us in our daily lives.