David M. Carter

David M. Carter: Attorney with Gould Cooksey Fennell, PLLC AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer. Listed: The Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury Litigation, 2012 and 2013 editions; Florida's "Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Magazine 2006- ; AVVO Rating 10/10. University of Florida College of Law 1990, Order of the Coif. Senior Editor, University of Florida Law Review. Past Member, 19th Circuit Judicial Nominating Committee. Law Dragon 3000, 2007.

(Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education)

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Probate Litigation
  • Catastrophic Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.S., with honors, 1987
Law School Attended:
University of Florida, J.D., with honors, 1990
Year of First Admission:
1991, Florida
The Florida Bar; Florida Justice Association (Senior Fellow); Indian River County Bar Association.
Birth Information:
Vero Beach, Florida
Reported Cases:
Velde v. Velde 867 So.2d 501, 29 Fla. L.Weekly D470 (Fla. 4th DCA 2004); Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Reggie, 714 So.2d 601 (Fla. 4th DCA 1998); Geany v. Packers of Indian River, Inc. 660 So.2d 1144 (Fla. 4DCA, 1995).
( Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education )
Hobbies & interests:
Fishing, Diving and other outdoor activities.

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (1 review)
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Vero Beach, Florida

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