Attorney Information


Lynda Carter joined the firm in 1999 after practicing for seven years in a very litigious environment in South Texas. Lynda opened the Gulf Coast office of Wise Carter in 2002, where her areas of practice include general healthcare litigation, with an emphasis in representing hospitals, physicians and nursing homes in medical malpractice litigation and arbitration, as well as general insurance defense, including trade secret litigation and personal injury defense.

Lynda received her B.S. degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1989 and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Houston Law Center in 1992. Although Lynda’s practice is predominately in Mississippi, she continues to handle nursing home litigation in Texas and Alabama.


  • University of Houston, 1992, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Southern Mississippi, 1989, B.S., with honors

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi State and Federal Courts
  • Texas State and Federal Courts

Professional Organizations

  • American Bar Association's Health Law and Litigation Sections
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Harrison County Bar Association

Special Designations

  • Martindale-Hubbel® - AV Preeminent
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016-2024
    - Litigation: Health Care
    - Medical Malpractice: Defendants
    - Personal Injury Litigation: Defendants
  • Listed in Best Lawyers - Women in the Law, 2020

Civic and Charitable Interests

  • Business and Professional Women's Association
  • Our Lady of Fatima Church

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