Alyson Elizabeth Carter


Salt Lake City, Utah
Phone: (801) 533-0222
Fax: (801) 533-8081

Alyson E. Carter, Esq. is the senior associate attorney of the Salt Lake City law firm of Robert B. Sykes & Associates, P.C., which emphasizes cases involving serious brain, spinal cord and other injuries. Ms. Carter is currently serving on the Board of Governors for the Utah Association of Justice and the Board of Governors of the American Association of Justice. She has frequently been invited to lecture other lawyers at legal seminars on a variety of subjects, including civil rights. She is a graduate of the University of Utah and the J. Rueben Clark School of Law (BYU). She is a member of the Tenth Circuit Bar and the Utah State Bar. She graduated from J. Reuben Clark Law School, in 2003 and was admitted to the Utah Bar in October 2003.

Areas of Practice:

  • Animal Bites - Plaintiff
  • Assault & Battery - Plaintiff
  • Chemicals & Cosmetics
  • Discrimination
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Medical Products & Devices
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents - Plaintiff
  • Motor Vehicle Defects
  • Nursing Home
  • Pharmaceutical Products
  • Police Misconduct
  • Prisoners' Rights
  • Search & Seizure Protections
  • Wrongful Death - Plaintiff

Bar Admissions:

  • Utah, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. District Court of Utah, 2003
  • Ute Tribal Bar, 2002


Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Utah Association for Justice 2003 – Present
    • Board of Governors
  • American Association for Justice, 2003 – Present
    • Board of Governors

Publications and Presentations:

  • Expert Discovery: Big Decisions, Difficult Choices, Utah Association for Justice, 2012
  • Obstreperous Deposition and Discovery Conduct, Utah Association for Justice, 2012
  • Pronouns – The State and “Their” Employees, Utah State Bar, 2012
  • Rules of the Road, Utah Association for Justice, 2008
  • Illegal Search and Seizure, Utah Association for Justice, 2008
  • Police Misconduct and Other Things That Go Bump in the Night, Utah State Bar, 2007, 2005
  • Abusive Deposition Tactics, Utah Trial Lawyers Association, 2004