Nathan P. Carter (Orlando, Florida)

Nathan P. Carter

Licensed for 21 years

Practice Area: Trial Practice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death 8 more areas of practice + 8 more

Awards
AV Preeminent
Contact
888-413-8127

Nathan P. Carter

888-413-8127

Free initial consultation

Serving Orlando, FL view address

Partner at firm Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter

Serving Orlando, FL view address

Free initial consultation

Awards AV Preeminent

About Nathan P. Carter

Nathan Carter is a Civil Trial Lawyer currently handling primarily nursing home litigation, medical negligence cases, product liability and other complex personal injury cases. After practicing with the largest plaintiffs firm in Florida, Morgan Colling & Gilbert, he left with several other partners, associates, and staff to form Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter.

He obtained his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He obtained his law degree from the Mercer University School of Law in Georgia. During law school, he entered the Syracuse University School of Law in order to clerk for a firm in London, England. While in London in 1992, he participated i...

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Nathan Carter is a Civil Trial Lawyer currently handling primarily nursing home litigation, medical negligence cases, product liability and other complex personal injury cases. After practicing with the largest plaintiffs firm in Florida, Morgan Colling & Gilbert, he left with several other partners, associates, and staff to form Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter.

He obtained his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He obtained his law degree from the Mercer University School of Law in Georgia. During law school, he entered the Syracuse University School of Law in order to clerk for a firm in London, England. While in London in 1992, he participated in two high-profile murder trials at the 400 year old "Old Bailey" Courthouse with one of the top Barristers in London. He is married with 3 young children, and coaches his son's soccer and basketball teams.


Mr. Carter is licensed to practice law in all of the State and Appellate Courts in both Florida and Georgia. He is also admitted to practice law in the Federal Middle District of Florida and the Federal Northern and Southern Districts in Georgia. He has also been retained by local attorneys to assist in significant cases in West Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Ohio, Maryland and Washington DC.

Nathan Carter has also achieved the highest rating, an "AV Preeminent Rating", from Martindale-Hubbell (www.martindale.com), the most respected national legal ratings service. Less than 20% of all attorneys ever achieve this rating. Additionally, Nathan was voted by his peers to be one of Florida Trend Magazine's "Florida Legal Elite" for the 2008 Edition, and again in 2009, 2010, and 2011. Less than 2% of the 61,500 practicing attorneys in Florida are voted into the "Legal Elite" by their peers.

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He was also one of only 5% of Florida civil trial lawyers to be included in the "Super Lawyers - Top Attorneys in Florida" in 2010 and 2011.

In 2009, Mr. Carter was selected by The National Trial Lawyers Association to be included in their Top 100 Trial Lawyers. The ATLA is a national organization composed of The Top 100 Trial Lawyers from each state. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers. He earned this recognition again in 2010, and 2011.

He is an active member of the AAJ, American Association for Justice, (formerly ATLA), the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, a national group of trial lawyers dedicated to representing individuals and families against big insurance companies, HMO's, hospitals, and other corporations. He has spoken at national ATLA seminars and been published in TRIAL magazine, the Journal of Trial Lawyers of America, the only peer-reviewed national publication for Trial Lawyers ("Who's Really Running the Nursing Home?" November 2006, www.atlanet.org). He has had cases featured and been interviewed by the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Dallas-Ft. Worth Star Telegram, CNN, as well as several Florida media outlets (see the articles section of our website for some of these).

Nathan also served two terms (2000-2002, 2002-2004) on the Board of Directors of the Florida Justice Association, formerly AFTL, the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers. Mr. Carter also serves on the AFTLs Nursing Home Task Force, and the Florida Lawyers Action Group Candidate Recruitment Task Force. As part of his role with the AFTL, Mr. Carter frequently visits Tallahassee to meet with and lobby State Representatives and Senators on behalf of consumers and victims of corporate negligence.

He has also testified before the Florida Senate and House of Representatives on various issues. Mr. Carter has also been privileged to be invited to go to Washington D.C where he met with various United States House and Senate Committee members about Nursing Home reform issues.

Nathan is also a member and Past President of the Central Florida Trial Lawyers (2002-2003 term) and served on the Board of Directors in 2010 and 2011. Mr. Carter is a member of the Orange County Bar Association where he served as the Chair of the Tort Law Committee in 2006 - 2007.

Nathan Carter has handled and tried to a jury all types of complex civil litigation including medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, toxic-tort/chemical exposure cases, construction site accident cases, sexual assault cases, and all types of automobile accident cases, including many tractor-trailer cases. He has obtained numerous successful settlements and jury verdicts in all types of cases

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Areas of Law

Other Areas of Law

  • Trial Practice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Workers Compensation
  • Insurance Law
  • Chemical Exposure
  • Products Liability

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.6/5.0 2 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.6/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.6/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.6/5.0
  • Communication

    4.6/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.6/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 02/26/12 in Workers Compensation Defense

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    Highly ethical capable and affiliated with a well regard group

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

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    • Judgment

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    • Communication

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  • 1.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/22/11 in Medical Malpractice Defense

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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Partner
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1995, Georgia
      1996, Florida, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia
      U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
      Additional Payment Information
      Free initial consultation
      Law School Attended
      Mercer University School of Law
      Class of 1995
      J.D.
      University Attended
      University of North Carolina at Charlotte
      Class of 1992
      B.A.
      Political Science
      Birth Information
      Born in 1970
      Georgia
      Associations & Memberships
      Orange County Bar Association
      American Bar Associations
      State Bar of Georgia
      The Florida Bar
      American Association for Justice
      Florida Justice Association (Member, Nursing Home Task Force Committee, 2000
      Board of Directors, 2000-2002, 2002-2004)
      San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association
      Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Vice President, 2001-2002
      President, 2002-2003)