passing the Bar Exam, she began employment with the Wayne
County Prosecutor's Office as an Assistant Prosecuting
Attorney. She was assigned
to the trial section, the prosecutor's repeated offender's
bureau and a docket attorney. While at the Prosecutor's Office, she
procured a federal grant for $1.6 million to start a community
prosecuting unit in an effort to aid neighborhoods in
Community Policing. Her final assignment
was as Chief of Communications.
her involvement in various civic and charitable organizations,
Judge Carter serves as an Arts
Commission Board member for the Detroit Institute of
Arts. She is also an
Advisory Board member for the American Civil Liberties Union
and a commissioner for the Detroit Cable Commission.
has remained involved with law students and has been an instructor at the National College of District
Mayor Kwame M. Kilpatrick appointed her as
the Corporation Counsel for the City of Detroit in 2002.
Governor Jennifer Granholm appointed Judge Carter to 36th
District Court in 2006.