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Ruth Barras Carter

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Carter Law Firm, PLLC – Owner/Attorney, Licensed in Arizona, Winter 2012 – current

Solo transactional law practice focused on intellectual property, social media law, business formation & contracts, & flash mob law; Professional blogger for & Attorney at Work.

Speaking: I have spoken at over 50 events, seminars, and conferences since 2011 on social media law, intellectual property, and business law.

Honors: American Bar Association Legal Rebel, 2012 Phoenix Business Journal’s 40 Under 40, 2013

Books: The Legal Side of Blogging: How Not to get Sued, Fired, Arrested, or Killed, 2012

Flash Mob Law: The Legal Side of Pillow Fights, No Pants Rides, & Other Shenanigans, 2013 The Legal Side of Blogging for Lawyers, 2014

Other Legal Experience Obtained During Law School:

Innovation Advancement Legal Clinic (Spring 2011); Arizona Supreme Court, Staff Attorneys’ Office (Fall 2010); Oxford Life Insurance Legal Department (Summer 2010); Jones, Skelton & Hochuli (Spring 2010); Arizona Attorney General’s Office, Special Litigation Unit (Fall 2009); U.S. Army JAG - Fort Leonard Wood (Summer 2009)

Prior to Law School: I worked in various positions in the mental health industry for 9 years. I was a licensed

professional counselor in Arizona for 3 years.