Protect your rights with a Fort Lauderdale employment lawyer
When you retain the Firm to represent you in an employment or labor dispute, you are ensuring that you will be represented by an experienced and passionate employment lawyer who is well-versed in employment law. The Firm was founded principally as a business litigation firm with one goal in mind: excellence in all we do. Accordingly, the Firm’s clients can expect to receive a level of service commonly associated with large, national law firms, but with greater personal attention. Our client-centered approach, experience in litigating cases in state and federal courts, and passion for handling business disputes frequently result in significant savings to our clients in the form of favorable settlements, the elimination of unnecessary litigation expenses, and favorable court rulings in litigation and at trial.
Experienced in handling employment litigation in Florida state and federal courts
Fort Lauderdale employment lawyer Justin C. Carlin first began litigating employment cases in 2011 for a national insurance carrier. In that role, Mr. Carlin represented several Florida businesses in the defense of actions brought under the Florida Whistle-Blower Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Florida Civil Rights Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA). Since then, Mr. Carlin has represented his clients in actions to enforce non-compete agreements and in defense of actions brought for violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), among other types of employment-related claims. The following list describes some of the areas of employment law in which the Firm currently practices:
- – Enforcement of Non-Competition/Non-Solicitation Agreements
- – Florida’s Uniform Trade Secret Act
- – Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA)
- – Actions for Unpaid Wages or Overtime Compensation
- – Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
- – Florida Civil Rights Act
- – Employment Discrimination Claims
- – Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA)
- – Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA)
Recognized for excellence in business litigation and trial advocacy
In recognition of his accomplishments as a Florida business lawyer, Fort Lauderdale attorney Justin C. Carlin has been selected as a “Florida Rising Star” in the area of business litigation—a recognition conferred on no more than 2.5% of Florida attorneys—and was recently accepted to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) National Trial College at Harvard Law School, to which approximately 40 trial attorneys throughout the country are accepted every two years.
Contact an experienced Fort Lauderdale employment lawyer to represent you in your labor or employment dispute
If you are involved in a labor or employment dispute in any of Palm Beach, Broward, or Miami-Dade counties, then contact an experienced Fort Lauderdale employment lawyer to assist you with the dispute. To schedule a consultation with a Broward County employment attorney, call (954) 440-0901 or complete the contact information form appearing immediately below.
A boxing match is won long, long before the fighters step in the ring. The one that works the hardest preparing almost always wins – even against odds and against fighters with more experience. Justin’s performance in my case was a testament to that. He was fighting a whole team of attorneys by himself for most of the case and kicking their ass. My only regret is not getting to watch the trial, as the case settled after jury selection. -Dave
Energetic, determined, personable, smart, resourceful, and ambitious, Mr. Carlin demonstrates key attributes of some of the nation's top litigators. I've been able to refer Mr. Carlin cases and he has exceeded my expectations each time. I would trust him with not only a client's woes but also with my own, Mr. Carlin is one of the very select few I would trust to pursue my rights, or to defend me should the occasion arise. -Attorney in the community
I used Justin for an issue I had with the State concerning the classification of a part time independent contractor I used in my business. The worker was disputing that he was a contractor. . . . Ultimately, through [Justin’s] handling of the situation, the worker was found to be an independent contractor. I can’t thank him enough. Based on my working with him, I have sent a few people to Justin for their legal problem. –Employment Client.
Labor & Employment Law Articles
As a Florida business owner, how would you feel if you devised a fool-proof system of generating profit within your industry, only to find that one of your employees left your business, plagiarized the system that you spent months (if not years) devising, and began directly competing with you? The answer is obvious—angry, furious, betrayed, disappointed, frustrated. The list goes on. Fortunately, however, there’s a solution to this extr Read More