Dundee W. Carter

Dundee W. Carter

Surfside Beach, South Carolina

Dundee W. Carter, a native of South Carolina, is employed as an attorney with The Floyd Law Firm PC in Surfside Beach, South Carolina. Dundee focuses her practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Trusts, Powers of Attorney , Probate Administration, Guardianships, Conservatorships and Business/Corporate Formations. Dundee received her B.A. degree from the College of Charleston in 1994, and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Michigan State University - Detroit College of Law in 1999. Following her graduation from the College of Charleston and prior to attending Michigan State University - Detroit College of Law, Dundee was employed as a flight attendant with Midway Airlines in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Dundee W. Carter was admitted to practice law in the State of South Carolina in the fall of 1999. In the spring of 2000, she began pursuing her LL.M. in Taxation at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. While attending Georgetown University Law Center, Dundee was employed by Pinnacle Realty and served as In-house counsel and Vice President of Pinnacle's Asset Management and Affordable Housing Division. Dundee W. Carter graduated with her LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center in 2002.

In the spring of 2005, Dundee relocated to the Murrells Inlet area of Horry County and joined The Floyd Law Firm PC as an Associate Attorney in the areas of real estate, probate administration and estate planning. In March 2007, Dundee W. Carter was appointed to serve as an Associate Judge with the Horry County Probate Court and served as an Associate Judge from 2007 until 2015. Dundee W. Carter is a member of the South Carolina Bar, Horry County Bar Association, the National College of Probate Judges, the South Carolina Women Lawyer's Association , and currently serves as a Board Member for the Coastal Carolina Education Foundation Legacy Advisory Council at Coastal Carolina University.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Guardianships
  • Conservatorships
  • Corporate/Business Law

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 1999


  • Michigan State University, Detroit College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. cum laude - 1999
    • Major: Tax Law
  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • LL.M. - 2000
    • Major: Taxation
  • College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
    • B.A. - 1994
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Criminal Justice

Honors and Awards

  • Jurisprudence Achievement Award (Research, Writing and Advocacy)
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award (Research, Writing and Advocay)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association, 2007 - 2016
  • National College of Probate Judges, 2007 - 2015

Past Employment Positions

  • Love Thornton Arnold & Thomason, Clerk
  • Pinnacle Realty Management Company
  • Pinnacle Realty's Asset Management and Affordable Housing Division, In-house Counsel and Vice President
  • The Floyd Law Firm, 2005 - Present
  • Honorable John B. Bruff, Macomb County, Michigan, Judicial Law Clerk
  • Charleston County Public Defender, Intern
  • Midway Airlines in Raleigh, NC, Flight Attendant
  • Horry County Probate Court, Associate Probate Judge, 2007 - 2015

Pro Bono Activities

  • Coastal Carolina University Planned Giving Advisory Council, 2015 - 2017