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Awards & Recognitions

  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Nation's Premier Top Ten Attorneys - Personal Injury
    Nation's Premier Top Ten Attorneys - Personal Injury
  • 10.0 Avvo Rating- Top Attorney
    10.0 Avvo Rating- Top Attorney
  • Avvo- Client's Choice Award - Brian Carter
    Avvo- Client's Choice Award - Brian Carter
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Rating
    Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Rating
  • American Institute of Personal Injury 3 Year Client Satisfaction
    American Institute of Personal Injury 3 Year Client Satisfaction
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • The Florida Bar - Board Certified
    The Florida Bar - Board Certified
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel - 2021
    National Association of Distinguished Counsel - 2021
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Brian Carter

Florida Bar Board Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist, Partner
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Brian Carter obtained his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Florida.

Following law school in 2001, Brian practiced in Central Florida and worked in the Ocala branch of McConnaughhay, Duffy, Coonrod, Pope & Weaver, P.A., before moving to Pensacola, Florida.

He continued to work in Pensacola for the McConnaughhay firm, and his clients included national insurers, employee leasing companies, PEO’s, and small to large employers throughout Florida and Alabama. Brian is a frequent speaker and lecturer on the topic of workers’ compensation law at various accredited seminars throughout Florida. He accepted a partnership with the McConnaughhay firm in 2008 and subsequently accepted an invitation to join the law firm of Michles & Booth in November of 2009. Brian’s extensive background representing employers and insurance carriers provides him the vast knowledge to enable him to successfully litigate matters on behalf of injured workers. Brian became Florida Bar Board Certified in workers’ compensation in September of 2019. He is the only practicing Florida Bar Board Certified workers’ compensation attorney in Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa Counties. Brian is married to his lovely wife, Ashley, and they have three children, Brooklynn, Aiden, and Ashton.

Employment
  • Michles & Booth 2008 - Present
  • P.A. McConnaughhay, Duffy, Coonrod, Pope, & Weaver, 2001 - 2008
Education
  • B.A. Major: English University of Florida - University Gainesville, FL 1996
  • J.D. University of Florida Levin College of Law - College Gainesville, FL 2001
Memberships
  • Florida Bar Association Sep 12, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida Oct 30, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida Oct 30, 2008
  • Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association
  • Executive Council Member for the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Florida Bar Jan 1, 2007
  • Escambia County Inns of Court
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Florida Bar Board Certified Workers' Compensation Lawyer Aug 1, 2019
Awards
  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Nation's Premier Top Ten Attorneys - Personal Injury
    Nation's Premier Top Ten Attorneys - Personal Injury
  • 10.0 Avvo Rating- Top Attorney
    10.0 Avvo Rating- Top Attorney
  • Avvo- Client's Choice Award - Brian Carter
    Avvo- Client's Choice Award - Brian Carter
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Rating
    Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Rating
  • American Institute of Personal Injury 3 Year Client Satisfaction
    American Institute of Personal Injury 3 Year Client Satisfaction
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum Jan 1, 2021
    Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • The Florida Bar - Board Certified Jan 1, 2021
    The Florida Bar - Board Certified
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel - 2021 Visit Website
    National Association of Distinguished Counsel - 2021
Community Involvement
  • Pensacola Runners Association | 2016 Board Member
  • Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Community Service Committee
  • Sims Middle School Advisory Committee 2014-2016
  • Pensacola Runners Association Board Member 2016-2017

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    - Christopher Lepley
  • “Your staff spoke with me with respect.”

    - Anthony Goldsmith
  • “They were very honest & display great customer service.”

    - Chineka Rudolph

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