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Trevor Addie-Carter

Trevor Addie-Carter

Associate Attorney
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Mr. Addie-Carter joined Horman Nichols in 2018.  His practice areas include personal injury, family law, landlord-tenant law, civil litigation, and misdemeanor criminal and traffic defense.  Mr. Addie-Carter has been recognized by his peers as a Super Lawyers Rising Star from 2021 to 2023.  Outside of the office, Mr. Addie-Carter regularly volunteers his time with civics and community organizations.

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Mr. Addie-Carter is an Associate Attorney with Horman Nichols, where he represents individuals and businesses before administrative agencies, the District Court of Maryland, and the Maryland Circuit Courts.  His practice areas include personal injury, family law, landlord/tenant law, civil litigation, and misdemeanor criminal and traffic defense.


Prior to joining Horman Nichols in 2018, Mr. Addie-Carter served as the Judicial Law Clerk for the District Court of Maryland for Frederick and Washington Counties; as an Assistant State’s Attorney for Frederick County, Maryland; and as a Legal Fellow for the Montgomery County, Maryland State’s Attorney’s Office, where he assisted prosecutors with juvenile delinquency and animal cruelty cases.


Mr. Addie-Carter graduated from the American University Washington College of Law in 2016.  While in law school, he served as a volunteer judge for the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project and as the Editor-in-Chief for the Criminal Law Practitioner publication.  He additionally served two internships with the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office; as a judicial intern to the Hon. John M. Maloney of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland; and as a student attorney representing low-income tenants with DC Law Students in Court (now known as Rising for Justice).


Since moving to Frederick, Mr. Addie-Carter has become active with the Bar Association of Frederick County, Maryland, where he enjoys serving as an attorney judge for the Maryland Youth and the Law (MYLaw) High School Mock Trial Competition.  He was additionally selected as a 2022 Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation.  He currently volunteers as a co-chair of The Frederick Center’s Legal Services Committee, which seeks to connect Frederick County’s LGBTQ+ community to legal resources ranging from pro bono assistance to full rate legal services.


He currently lives in Frederick with his husband and their cats.


  • Personal Injury

  • Family Law

  • Landlord/Tenant

  • Civil Litigation

  • Collections

  • Misdemeanor Criminal Defense

  • Traffic Defense


Law Degree

  • American University Washington College of Law, J.D. – 2016


  • American University, B.A. (Justice) – 2012

Maryland State Bar
Admittance: 2016


  • 2016 J.D. Distinguished Fellow – American University Washington College of Law

  • 2022 MBF Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2021-2023

  • Maryland State Bar Association

  • Bar Association of Frederick County, Maryland


  • Maryland Court of Appeals, 2016

  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland, 2019


  • Grace United Church of Christ

    • Chair, Outreach Ministry Commission – 2018 to 2020

  • MYLaw Mock Trial Program

    • Mock Trial Competition Attorney Judge – 2018 to Present

  • The Frederick Center, Inc.

    • Volunteer, Community Partnerships Committee – 2021

    • Member, Board of Directors – 2021

    • Co-Chair, Legal Services Committee – 2021 to Present

  • Bar Association of Frederick County, Maryland

    • Civics & The Law Academy Panelist – 2022


I'm always excited to speak with new prospective clients. Please feel free to reach out and I'll do my best to help. 


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