Experienced Fort Lauderdale & Palm Beach Business Attorneys
Business, Probate, and Divorce Litigation - Florida State & Federal Courts.
The Carlin Law Firm, PLLC is a boutique trial and litigation firm founded with one goal in mind: excellence in all we do. Whether fielding a phone call, drafting a lawsuit, or preparing for or representing a client in a jury or non-jury trial, we endeavor to provide our clients with a most exceptional level of service throughout all phases of our clients’ matters. In some cases, that means aggressively prosecuting or defending a case through trial. In other instances, it means advising our clients when it is in their best interests (for economic or other reasons) to settle a case, rather than to try it before a judge or a jury. Simply put, we seek to provide our clients with candid, competent, and passionate legal representation—the same level of service that we would want to receive if we were to hire someone to handle our own personal legal matter.
Commercial Litigation & Business Disputes
We handle all kinds of commercial disputes in state and federal courts, including breach of contract actions, partnership disputes, and shareholder derivative actions.
Real Estate Litigation & Property Disputes
The Firm is adept at handling a wide variety of real estate disputes, including mortgage foreclosures, landlord-tenant litigation, and other real property actions.
Probate, Estate, & Trust Litigation
We represent beneficiaries, personal representatives of estates, and trustees in all kinds of will contests and trust disputes, including claims for undue influence, fraud, and lack of capacity.
Complex Divorce Litigation
Attorney Justin C. Carlin has represented numerous clients in divorce and family law proceedings involving complicated parenting plans, equitable distribution, and support issues.
Banks & Financial Institutions
We offer banks and financial institutions an alternative to large-firm billing and volume-based, low-cost representation: competent, diligent representation for a reasonable fee.
Title III-ADA Litigation Defense
The Firm is at the forefront of defending ADA “access lawsuits,” which has been the subject of litigation abuse in South Florida and has cost Florida businesses millions of dollars.
About Justin Carlin
Referred to as a lawyer who “goes the extra mile” and “knows every detail,” Justin is a Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Business Litigation and has been rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell—the highest rating available and a testament to the fact that his peers rank him at the highest level of professional ability. Justin has also been named a “Florida Rising Star” by Super Lawyers® magazine—an honor limited to no more than 2.5% of Florida attorneys. In 2016, Justin became a fellow of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) National Trial College at Harvard Law School, an exclusive program to which only 36 trial attorneys are accepted every two years.
Client Testimonials & Peer Endorsements
If you want someone you can trust who will go the extra mile for you, Justin is that person. –Consumer Client
I’m 46, have worked countless attorneys in different areas of the law, courts and litigation. Justin is one of the best communicators, responders & easy to understand & work with lawyers I’ve met. –Eric
I always felt he had my best interests in mind and was willing to fight on my behalf to achieve the best outcomes. –Divorce Client
Justin 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
It was an amazing experience watching him work while he was representing me in court. -Emmanuel
Justin is definitely a star. The clients I have referred to him have been delighted with his intelligence and energy. -Attorney in the community
Energetic, determined, personable, smart, resourceful, and ambitious, Mr. Carlin demonstrates key attributes of some of the nation’s top litigators. -Attorney in the community
He is without a doubt one of the best in Fort Lauderdale. -Attorney in the community