Carter BurdetteOf Counsel, Fort Worth

H. Carter Burdette is semi-retired and Of Counsel to Cantey Hanger. His practice over the years has included oil and gas law, commercial litigation, and employment law. In May 2005, Mr. Burdette was elected to the Fort Worth City Council representing District 7.

Principal Practice Areas

Education

  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA , 1958, J.D.
  • Amherst College, Amherst, MA, 1955, B.S. – Physics Honors: cum laude

H. Carter Burdette is semi-retired and Of Counsel to Cantey Hanger. His practice over the years has included oil and gas law, commercial litigation, and employment law.

In May 2005, Mr. Burdette was elected to the Fort Worth City Council representing District 7.

He and his wife, Ellie, have been married 49 years and have five adult children and eight grandchildren.

  • Licensed to practice law in Texas in 1958.
  • Admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Northern and Western Districts of Texas, and the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Fort Worth Exchange Club, Member and Past President
  • Speedway Children’s Charities, Trustee
  • Streams and Valleys Committee, Former Chairman
  • Tarrant County Cancer Society, Past Member
  • Trinity Valley School, Member and Past Director of Board of Directors