Darrel B Carter

Darrel B. Carter

Attorney since 1991
Founding Member
Bellevue, Washington
(425) 223-4870
(800) 419-9519
(425) 283-5560

Darrel B. Carter is a founding member of CBG LAW GROUP, PLLC.

Mr. Carter has a bankruptcy and tax practice. One particular focus is on bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy resolution of federal and state tax controversies including audits, appeals, litigation and collection matters.

Prior to becoming a member of CBG LAW GROUP, PLLC, Mr. Carter practiced at TAX ATTORNEYS, INC. in Bellevue, Washington where his practice consisted of bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy tax controversy resolution. Prior to working for TAX ATTORNEYS, INC. Mr. Carter was employed as a contract attorney with the firms of Boelter & Gale and Bogle & Gates in tax and litigation matters.

Mr. Carter received his law degree in 1990 from Gonzaga University School of Law where he was a member of the Gonzaga Law Review. In 1991, Mr. Carter received his LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from Georgetown University's Law Center. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Carter received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University.

Mr. Carter is a member of the Washington State Bar. He is licensed to practice in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Court of Federal Claims, the United States Tax Court, the District Court for the Western District of Washington and the District Court for the Eastern District of Washington.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy
  • Taxation Law
  • Business
  • Estate Planning

Litigation Percentage

  • 5% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Washington, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1994
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • LL.M - 1991
    • Major: International and Comparative Law
  • Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington
    • J.D. - 1990
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    • B.S. - May, 1987
    • Major: Accounting


  • What to do When you Get a Bankruptcy Notice, East King County Bar Association, October 31, 2000

Past Employment Positions

  • Tax Attorneys, Inc., Bellevue, Washington, Attorney, 1994 - 1999
  • Boelter & Gale, Contract Attorney
  • Bogle & Gates, Legal Assistant


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