I. Scott Carter

I. Scott Carter

Email: scarter@minceycarter.com

Professional Activities

  • Shareholder, Mincey-Carter, PC, Dallas, Texas
  • Board Certified, Estate Planning and Probate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Exam Commission member, Estate Planning and Probate Law Exam Commission, Texas Board of Legal Specialization Commission
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ Rating
  • Named Texas Rising Star by Texas Monthly Magazine
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Top Rated Lawyer by Trust and Estates Magazine
  • Member: State Bar of Texas; American Bar Association; Dallas Bar Association; State Bar of Texas Sections on Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law, on Taxation and on Business Law; ABA Sections on Real Property, Trust and Estate Law and on Taxation; Dallas Estate Planning Council; North Texas Estate Planning Council
  • Admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court, United States Court of Federal Claims, and United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas

Education

  • Southern Methodist University, LL.M. in Taxation, 1998
  • California Western School of Law, J.D., 1997
  • Oregon State University, B.A. in Economics and Political Science, 1993

Partial Listing of Past Presentations

  • Dealing with LPs and LLCs in Your Practice, ADVANCED ESTATE PLANNING AND PROBATE COURSE, STATE BAR OF TEXAS, San Antonio, Texas (June 2014)
  • Stop the Bus, I want to Get Off — Business Succession Planning in 2014, ADVANCED ESTATE PLANNING STRATEGIES, STATE BAR OF TEXAS, Denver, Colorado (April 2014)
  • Positioning a Closely-Held Business for Sale with Estate and Business Planning, WWW.MYLAWCLE.COM, National Online Conference (October 2013)
  • Pre-Sale Estate Planning for the Seller and Corrective Actions for the Business, NATIONAL BUSINESS INSTITUTE, Helping Your Client Buy or Sell a Small-to-Medium Sized Business, Dallas, Texas (February 2013)
  • Drafting Business Contracts and Negotiation Strategies, NATIONAL BUSINESS INSTITUTE, Business Contracts A-Z, Dallas, Texas (July 2012)
  • Anticipating and Resolving Shareholder Disputes, NATIONAL BUSINESS INSTITUTE, National Teleconference (April 2011)
  • Nuts and Bolts of Gift Tax Returns in 2011, DOCKET CALL IN PROBATE COURT, SAN ANTONIO ESTATE PLANNERS COUNCIL, San Antonio, Texas (February 2011)
  • The ABCs and 123s of Gift Tax Returns, ESTATE PLANNING AND PROBATE DRAFTING COURSE, STATE BAR OF TEXAS, Houston, Texas (October 2010)
  • FLPs – Late in Life or Broken Ones, DALLAS ESTATE PLANNING COUNCIL, Dallas, Texas (May 2010)
  • Business Succession Planning – Second Generation, ADVANCED ESTATE PLANNING AND PROBATE COURSE 2009, STATE BAR OF TEXAS, Houston, Texas (June 2009)
  • Creating Practical Operating Procedures and Buy-Sell Agreements, NATIONAL BUSINESS INSTITUTE, LIMITED LIABILITIES COMPANIES SEMINAR, Dallas, Texas (January 2009)
  • Family Succession Planning and Drafting Options for the Business Owner, ADVANCED DRAFTING: ESTATE PLANNING AND PROBATE COURSE 2008, STATE BAR OF TEXAS, Austin, Texas (October 2008)
  • Creating Practical Operating Procedures, NATIONAL BUSINESS INSTITUTE, LIMITED LIABILITIES COMPANIES SEMINAR, Dallas, Texas (July 2007)
  • To Report or Not to Report: Duty to File Supplemental Information for Form 706 and an Update on Form 709, ADVANCED ESTATE PLANNING AND PROBATE COURSE 2004, STATE BAR OF TEXAS, San Antonio, Texas (June 2004)
  • Selling the Family Business, MIDLAND BUSINESS AND ESTATE COUNCIL, Midland, Texas (September 2003)
  • Educational Planning For Minors: Section 529 Plans, Trusts, and Others, TEXAS SOCIETY OF CPAS, HOUSTON CHAPTER, 2003 CPE FAMILY CONFERENCE, Galveston, Texas (June 2003)
  • Frequent speaker to area business and estate planning groups on closely-held business planning and estate planning topics.