Carter T. Billingsley

Carter T. Billingsley

"The most rewarding aspect of my practice is providing peace of mind to my clients."

A lifelong member of the Champaign-Urbana community, Carter Billingsley joined Meyer Capel as an associate attorney in September 2021. He concentrates in Estate Planning, Tax Planning, and Business Planning and Transactions.

Carter takes pride in collaborating with clients to establish a desirable, clear, and comprehensive estate plan that is integrated with any necessary business succession planning, regardless of the complexity of his client's situation.

All the while, Carter delights in learning more about his clients to best serve them and ensure their familial wealth is preserved for their future generations.

If you are interested in discussing your estate planning or estate administration needs with Carter, please feel free to submit a Confidential Estate Planning Questionnaire for his careful review.



Carter graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2021 and holds a B.S. in Biology Education from Southern Illinois University of Carbondale. In addition to clerking at Meyer Capel for the entirety of his law school career, Carter was the recipient of the Meyer Capel Scholarship, awarded to a law student with a demonstrable interest in serving the Champaign Urbana community. Carter was also active outside the classroom and was named champion of the 2020 ABA Client Counseling Competition.

Community and Civic Engagement

Carter is a member of the Champaign Rotary Club.

Personal Interests

Carter and his fiancé live with their dog Teddy in Champaign. Away from the practice of law, Carter enjoys reading, gardening, and playing the saxophone. Carter is also an avid outdoorsman, and can often be found roaming one of the many state parks in Central Illinois with Teddy in tow.