John C. Willis IV

Representing Orlando, Tampa, Miami and Nearby Areas of Florida

John C Willis IV - Of Counsel, Colling Gilbert Wright & CarterJohn C. Willis IV

Of Counsel, Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter

Address: 801 North Orange Avenue Suite 830 Top Floor Orlando, Florida 32801
Phone: (407) 712-2599


John C. Willis IV was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, October 17, 1958 and has lived in Orlando, Florida since 1982. He is married and has three children.


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After graduating with a bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado in 1982, Mr. Willis was admitted to the Stetson University School of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida. He was awarded the doctor of jurisprudence and was admitted to The Florida Bar in 1985.

Experience and Accomplishments

Past Career Experience

Mr. Willis began the practice of law in 1985 in Orange/Osceola County as Assistant State Attorney. In 1987 he began practicing with an emphasis in insurance defense litigation representing primarily medical negligence insurance companies and was a shareholder and name partner.

In 1996 he began representing injured victims and their families exclusively, with an emphasis in medical malpractice litigation. Mr. Willis then founded his current law firm of John C. Willis IV, P.A. in 2007. He now practices with an emphasis in all cases of serious personal injury and wrongful death. Mr. Willis has substantial experience handling medical malpractice litigation.

Jurisdictions and Courts Admitted to Practice

Mr. Willis is admitted to practice in all state courts in Florida and to the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He has tried numerous civil jury cases to verdict and has also handled several appeals to the various Florida District Courts of Appeal.

States of Practice

  • Florida

Selection as Super Lawyer

Super Lawyers - John C. Willis IV | Colling Gilbert Wright & CarterMr. Willis was selected for Best of the Bar top 10% personal injury trial attorney in the 2005 Orlando Business Journal magazine. He has extensive jury trial experience throughout Florida and has obtained million dollar and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements, including a case that settled in excess of $8 million.

Martindale-Hubbell National Law Directory Rating

Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent - John C. Willis IVMr. Willis is AV rated by the Martindale-Hubbell law directory rating system. He has also been selected and offered to join the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers.Martindale Hubbell Preeminent Lawyers 2012 - John C. Willis IV