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Wilvin J. Carter - Lawyer in Houston TX

When you choose The Law Offices of Wilvin J. Carter, you'll receive access to a top legal team dedicated to your rights. Our legal skills have helped many clients to receive the justice they deserve. If you need legal assistance with your criminal defense case, contact our firm to schedule a consultation with us. 

Wilvin J. Carter

As the founder of The Law Offices of Wilvin J. Carter, Wilvin Carter is a criminal defense attorney with state and federal experience. After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Berea College, Mr. Carter earned a Juris Doctorate from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University.

Before entering private practice, Mr. Carter worked as an intern in the Harris County District Attorney's Office and went on to work as an intern at the Office of the Attorney General. He passed the Texas state bar in 2004 and then accepted a position as Assistant Attorney General.

After leaving the Attorney General's Office, Mr. Carter launched his career as an Assistant District Attorney in Fort Bend County, where he established his long-standing reputation as a skilled trial attorney by handling misdemeanors, felonies, family violence, and juvenile cases. In 2007, Mr. Carter entered private practice. In his free time, Mr. Carter enjoys golf, swimming, long-distance running, and lifting weights. He also mentors children, teens, and adults in need of guidance and counseling. For more information about The Law Offices of Wilvin J. Carter, contact us today!

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Tonya D. Jones


Tonya D. Jones became a member of the Texas Bar in 2011.  She is a Houston native and proud graduate of Jesse H. Jones Senior High School.  The first in her family to attend college, Tonya ventured to Baylor University in Waco, Texas where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.

Upon graduation, she was admitted to study law at the Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, LA.  While at Southern, Tonya was 3L Class Representative, Recruitment Committee Member, and Director of the Black Law Student Association’s Mock Trial team.  During her final year of law school, Ms. Jones was one of 8 students selected to represent her law school in its first year participating in Senator Rodney Ellis’s Texas Legislative Internship Program.  As a member of Southern’s introductory TLIP class, her prestigious internship afforded her the opportunity to have a hands-on approach to developing legislative agendas geared towards important criminal justice issues.

With the motivation and prayers of close friends and family coupled with the strong desire to return and give back to the community that had invested so much in her life, Ms. Jones was admitted to the Texas bar.

Prior to coming to the firm, Ms. Jones worked as a Legal Fellow for the Travis County Juvenile Public Defender in Austin, Texas.  As an associate at the Law Offices of Wilvin J. Carter, her clients are her first priority. She has a zeal and compassion for defending clients and she is passionate about the practice of law.

Areas of Practice: 100% Criminal Law

Certifications and Training:
• “Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 37th Annual Trial College” 2013, 36.50 hours
• “Representing Texas Parents in Abuse and Neglect Cases”, 2012, 3.25 hours

Professional Organizations:
• American Bar Association, Member  • Texas Young Lawyers Association, Member • NAACP, Member

At The Law Offices of Wilvin J. Carter, our experienced lawyer will fight for your rights. Contact us to learn more.
We proudly serve Houston, Sugar Land, Bellaire, Missouri City, Katy, Spring, Stafford, Richmond, The Woodlands, and Fort Bend, TX.