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Ronald S. Gilbert
Partner, Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter
Address: 801 North Orange Avenue Suite 830 Top Floor Orlando, Florida 32801
Phone: (855) 880-4741
- Civil Trial Practice:
- Contract and Business Litigation
After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in political science from Furman University in Greenville, S.C. in 1980, Mr. Gilbert was admitted to the Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama. He was awarded the Doctor of Jurisprudence and was admitted to The Florida Bar in 1983.
Experience and Accomplishments
Mr. Gilbert began the practice of law in 1983 in Orlando with an emphasis in insurance defense litigation representing primarily automobile insurance companies. In 1986 he began representing injured victims and their families exclusively, with an emphasis in medical malpractice litigation.
Mr. Gilbert was a founding partner of Morgan Colling & Gilbert from 1989 through 2005. He then founded his current law firm of Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter.
He now practices with an emphasis in all cases of serious personal injury and wrongful death. Mr. Gilbert has substantial experience handling medical malpractice litigation. He has lectured nationally at seminars on numerous topics ranging from jury selection techniques to closing arguments.
Mr. Gilbert 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 and The Florida Supreme Court.
Mr. Gilbert was selected as a national member of The Order of Barristers, served as chief justice of the Henry Upson Sims Moot Court Board, and was an associate editor of The American Journal of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Gilbert is a member of:
- The Florida Bar (Trial Lawyers Section)
- The Orange County Bar Association
- The American Association for Justice (professional negligence section)
- The Florida Justice Association
- SuperLawyer 2018
Mr. Gilbert was nominated to become a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel Of America. There are a select number of invitations sent out to less than one-half of one percent of all the lawyers in America. These lawyers must be highly qualified and have shown consistent excellence in their work.
Mr. Gilbert has also been selected as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates in 2017 and is a fellow of the ABOTA Foundation.
Mr. Gilbert is AV rated by the Martindale-Hubbell law directory rating system.
Mr. Gilbert is also a member of Trial Masters. Attorneys who are members of this organization are awarded a “seal of experience” recognizing their significant amount of time representing clients in the courtroom. Only lawyers who can certify bringing 35 or more cases to trial qualify for membership in Trial Masters.
Membership in Trial Masters is an objective testament to an attorney’s amount of experience in the courtroom. With fewer than 250 members nationwide, Mr. Gilbert’s Trial Masters membership puts him in a prestigious group comprising less than .005% of attorneys in the United States.