Joshua A. Machlus

Representing Orlando, Tampa, Miami and Nearby Areas of Florida

Joshua A. Machlus, Associate Attorney at Colling Gilbert Wright & CarterJoshua A. Machlus

Associate, Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter

Address: 801 North Orange Avenue Suite 830, Orlando, Florida 32801
Phone: (407) 712-7300


Joshua Machlus was born in Rochester, Minnesota and raised in Palm Coast, Florida.  Mr. Machlus moved to Central Florida in 2004.


Mr. Machlus received his bachelor of science degrees in mathematics and statistics from the University of Florida in 1999. In 2001, Mr. Machlus received his masters of arts in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Maryland. Afterwards, in 2004, Mr. Machlus received his juris doctorate from The Florida State University College of Law, cum laude. While in law school, he was a member of the Journal of Transactional Law & Policy and the Mock Trial Team.

Practice Areas


Mr. Machlus authored “Protecting Your Verdict From Juror Misconduct”, which was published in the Florida Justice Association Journal, May-June 2011.

Experience and Accomplishments

Jurisdictions and Courts Admitted to Practice

Mr. Machlus is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida. He is also licensed to practice law in the federal courts in the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

States of Practice

  • Florida

Awards, Recognition and Professional Associations

Professional Affiliations

Mr. Machlus is a member of the Florida Bar, the Orange County Bar Association, the Florida Justice Association (FJA), and the Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association (CFTLA).


Since 2010, Mr. Machlus has been selected to Super Lawyers, Florida Rising Stars. This honor is awarded to the top 2.5% of attorneys under 40 years of age.

In 2012, Mr. Machlus was selected as one of the “Top 1% of Car Accident Plaintiff Attorneys” by Car Accident Lawyer.  This honor is awarded to the top 1% of lawyers in Florida that litigate motor vehicle accidents.