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Nathan P. Carter
Partner, Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter
Address: 801 North Orange Avenue Suite 830, Top Floor, Orlando, Florida 32801
Phone: (407) 712-7300
Nathan Carter is a nationally-recognized civil trial lawyer who takes on complex personal injury cases such as nursing home litigation, medical negligence, and product liability. In 2005, he left one of the largest plaintiffs' firm in Florida (Morgan Colling & Gilbert) with other partners, associates, and staff members to form Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter.
Mr. Carter earned his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and then went on to obtain his law degree from the Mercer University School of Law in Georgia. He is licensed to practice law in both Florida and Georgia State and Appellate Courts as well as the Federal Middle District of Florida and the Federal Northern and Southern Districts of Georgia.
Nathan Carter has been retained by attorneys located in other states including Washington DC, Maryland, North Carolina, and New York. He's reached numerous successful settlements and jury verdicts in all forms of personal injury claims and served as an arbitrator in arbitrations.
Practice areas Personal Injury Lawyer Nathan Carter focuses on include:
- Medical Negligence
- Dangerous and Defective Products
- Defective vehicles, tires, airbags, seatbelts, etc.
- Dangerous machinery and equipment such as forklifts and industrial trucks
- Burns and Explosion Injuries
- Tractor Trailer Accidents
- Aviation Accidents
- Premises Liability
- Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
- Institutional Neglect such as injury or assault at churches, daycares, and group homes
Awards, Recognition & Professional Memberships
Mr. Carter is an active member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He's spoken at national AAJ seminars and been published in the only peer-reviewed national publication for trial lawyers' TRIAL Magazine by the Journal of Trial Lawyers of America. His article "Who's Really Running the Nursing Home?" was published in the November 2006 publication.
These news outlets and more have interviewed Nathan Carter and featured his cases:
- New York Times
- The Washington Post
- The Wall Street Journal
- Dallas-Ft. Worth Star Telegram
- Florida media outlets
The National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC) selected Nathan Carter to be a member of the "Nation's Top One Percent" in 2015. The organization is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence, and nominees are vetted by a research team, a blue-ribbon panel of attorneys, and judicial review board—Only the top 1% of lawyers in the U.S. are awarded the NADC membership.
Mr. Carter is one of only 5% of civil trial lawyers in Florida included in the "Super Lawyers Top Attorneys in Florida" every year since 2009. His peers have voted him as "Florida Legal Elite" each year since 2008 by Florida Trend Magazine—An award given to less than 2% of Florida attorneys.
The National Trial Lawyers Association selected Nathan Carter to be included in their "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" in 2009 and every year since. The national organization is composed of The Top 100 Trial Lawyers from each U.S. state and membership is awarded to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as criminal defense or civil plaintiff trial lawyers. He's earned the highest rating on the Martindale-Hubbell National Law Directory, which is an "AV Preeminent Rating," the most respected national legal ratings service that just 20% of all attorneys achieve.
Nathan Carter served several terms on the Florida Justice Association Board of Directors as well as the Chair of the organization's Nursing Home Task Force and the Florida Lawyers Action Group Candidate Recruitment Task Force. He often visits Tallahassee to meet and lobby state representatives and senators on behalf of consumers and victims of corporate negligence. He was given the FJA "Shoe Leather Award" in 2012 for outstanding efforts in lobbying legislators. He testified in front of the Florida Senate and House of Representatives and has been invited to Washington DC where he met and testified to various U.S. House and Senate committee members about nursing home reform. The Wall Street Journal has recognized Nathan Carter as one of the top lawyers in Florida as well.
Contact Our Personal Injury Lawyer in Orlando
If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, assault, or due to negligence, please contact Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter in Orlando today at (407) 712-7300 to schedule your FREE consultation. Nathan Carter and our other award-winning attorneys serve clients throughout Florida and nationwide.