Carter B. Webb is a Senior Attorney with The Van Winkle Law Firm. His practice includes helping individuals with their estate planning and estate administration needs. He is a North Carolina Bar Certified Mediator in Superior Court and with the Clerk of Court. He is a member of the North Carolina Bar and the South Carolina Bar.

Carter was born in Asheville, but grew up in Columbia, South Carolina. His mother grew up in Asheville, and his maternal grandparents lived their entire lives in the Asheville area.

In 1993, Carter graduated from Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina. In 1996, he started working as a Systems Analyst for Palmetto GBA (a subsidiary of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina). With a wife and one child at the time, Carter decided to leave his job in 2006 to attend law school. He graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2009 and then accepted a job with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine as the Assistant Director of Legal Affairs and the Privacy Officer. He worked there until he joined Strauss Attorneys, PLLC in 2011. Carter joined The Van Winkle Law Firm in September of 2022. Carter is married to Leigh, and they have a daughter (Reagan) and a son (Beckett).

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2012
  • South Carolina, 2009

Education

  • J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina, 2009
  • B.S., Business, Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina, 1993
 

Past Employment

  • Strauss Attorneys, PLLC, 2011 – 2022
  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Assistant Director & Privacy Officer, 2009 – 2011
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, System Analyst, 1996 – 2006

Professional Associations Memberships

Buncombe Country Bar:

  • Immediate Past President: 2022 – 2023
  • President: 2021 – 2022
  • Vice President 2020 – 2021
  • Treasurer: 2018 – 2020
  • Executive Committee Member 2017 – 2018

North Carolina Bar Association

  • Council Member of the Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association 2017 – Present
  • The Legislative Committee of the Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association Member 2015 – Present
  • The Technology Committee of the Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association – Chair, 2017 – 2020
  • The Unauthorized Practice of Law Subcommittee of the Legislative Committee of the Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association – Co-Chair
  • The Joint Bar/Clerk of Court Task Force of the Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association – Member

Pro Bono Activities

Community Foundation of Western North Carolina Board Member, 2022 – Present

Community Foundation of Western North Carolina Professional Advisory Board Member, 2015 – Present
Oak Forest Property Owners Association, Inc., President 2015 – Present
City of Asheville Board of Adjustment – Member appointed by City Council, 2018 – Present

City of Asheville Civil Service Board – Member appointed by City Council, 2018 – Present
Pisgah Legal Services Mountain Area Volunteer Lawyer Program – Volunteer Attorney
The Rotary Club of Asheville – Member since 2016

The Land of the Sky Estate Planning Council – Former President 2019 – 2020

South Buncombe Youth Basketball Association – Board Member, 2014 – 2019

First Bank – Advisory Board Member, 2015 – 2018
Asheville Lyric Opera – Advisory Board Member, 2015 – 2017

City of Asheville Accessory Dwelling Unit Task Force Member appointed by City Council, 2016