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CARTER AMES, American Lawyer, Partner of HOUSTON, TEXAS.


AMES, CARTER was born on November 10, 1953 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.


University of Utah (Bachelor of Arts, 1977. Juris Doctor, 1980). Phi Beta Kappa. Phi Kappa Phi; Kappa Tau Alpha.

Associate Editor, Journal of Energy and Policy, 1979-1980. Staff Member, Journal of Contemporary Law, 1978-1979, Editor, Western Energy Bulletin, 1979-1980.


Working as a partner of HOUSTON, TEXAS. Admitted to the bar, 1980, Texas. 1981, United States. District Court, Southern District of Texas and United States. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

1983, Alaska; 1988, United States. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.


  • Other Work

    • "Access Rights to Minerals—United States. v. Cotter," 1 Journal of Energy Law and Policy 109 (1980). "Expansion of Mineral Reservations in Federal Patents—Taylor Grazing Act’s Exchange Provisions," 6 Journal of Contemporary Law 93 (1979).


State Bar of Texas; Alaska Bar Association. (Counsel).