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David Carlton

David  Carlton

12687 SW County Rd. 769
Ste 801
Lake Suzy, Florida 34269
United States

Telephone: 863-990-1571
Firm: carltonslaw
Practice Overview:
David Carlton is a sixth generation Floridian, born in Arcadia on July 24, 1960. He is an AV-rated civil trial lawyer who represented both plaintiffs and defendants in various civil disputes. He started his career in 1988 as a member of the Tampa Bay law firms Johnson, Pope et al. and Hill Ward & Henderson. In 1991, he returned to his roots in Southwest Florida and founded his first of two law firms, Brown, Waldron & Carlton, and later breaking off on his own at the Carlton Law Firm, P.A.


Professional Profile:
Leadership Florida member – a statewide community of leaders engaged in understanding and serving Florida.
Spearheaded a team of professionals in the investigation and prosecution of a significant, well publicized environmental contamination case resulting in a confidential settlement and the advancement of the clean up of a federal Superfund site.
Assimilated and lead a team including contractors, adjusters, engineers and other experts which worked together to negotiate and resolve numerous hurricane claims of all types, including property damage and business losses.
Served on leadership committees of local bar associations.

UndergraduateEdison Community College, AA, With High Honors1981
LawEdison Community College, AA, With High Honors1983
OtherStetson Law Graduate, Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude1988

Affiliations & Memberships:
Leadership Florida Class XXIX, 2010-11
Adjunct Professor, Stetson Law School, 2009, Trial Practice
Edison State College Foundation, Board Member, 2013
Stetson University, Athletics Advisory Committee Trustee, 2008-2010
Arcadia All-Florida Championship Rodeo, Fundraising Co-Chair, 2014
Martindale Hubbell, AV rating, since 2000