DC Volunteer Lawyers Project (DCVLP)
Ashley Carter is a Supervising Attorney in the Domestic Violence and Policy and Appellate practice groups at the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project (DCVLP) in Washington, D.C. In this role, she represents survivors of domestic violence in Civil Protection Order and appellate cases and advocates for policies and laws that benefit DCVLP clients. Ms. Carter joined DCVLP in 2019 as an Equal Justice Works Fellow, sponsored by Greenberg Traurig, LLP, and Steptoe & Johnson LLP. As part of her fellowship, Ms. Carter developed and staffed DCVLP’s Domestic Violence Protection Order Clinic at D.C. Superior Court. Prior to joining DCVLP, Ms. Carter served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Maribeth Raffinan, Presiding Judge of the Domestic Violence Division at D.C. Superior Court. Ms. Carter received her J.D. from George Washington University Law School and her B.A. from Transylvania University.