Protect your rights with a Fort Lauderdale business disputes lawyer

When you retain the Firm to represent you in a business dispute, you are ensuring that you will be represented by an experienced and passionate business lawyer who is well-versed in all aspects of business litigation. 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 complex business litigation in Florida state and federal courts

Led by Fort Lauderdale business lawyer Justin C. Carlin, the Firm is experienced in handling a wide variety of business disputes in both state and federal courts. Mr. Carlin has represented clients in complex business litigation (involving complicated legal or case management issues where the amount in controversy often exceeds $1 million), but also in routine business disputes where the amount in controversy is less than $50,000.00. The following list describes some of the areas of business litigation in which the Firm currently practices:

  • – Contract and Warranty Disputes
  • – Shareholder, Partnership, and Joint Venture Disputes
  • – Fraud, Defamation, and Other Business Torts
  • – Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices
  • – Commercial Collections
  • Commercial Real Estate Litigation
  • Commercial Mortgage Foreclosure
  • – Foreclosure of Collateral under the Uniform Commercial Code (the “UCC”)
  • – Commercial Insurance Disputes
  • Labor and Employment Litigation
  • – Actions for Unpaid Wages
  • – Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Litigation
  • – Enforcement of Non-Competition/Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • – Intellectual Property Litigation
  • – Trademark Litigation
  • – Unfair Competition
  • – Florida’s Uniform Trade Secrets Act
  • – Construction Litigation
  • – Appeals

Recognized for excellence in business litigation and trial advocacy

In recognition of his accomplishments as a Florida business lawyer, Fort Lauderdale business litigation attorney Justin C. Carlin 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.

Contact an experienced Fort Lauderdale business lawyer to represent you in your business or partnership dispute

If you are involved in a business or partnership dispute in any of Palm Beach, Broward, or Miami-Dade counties, then contact an experienced Fort Lauderdale business lawyer to assist you with the dispute. We may be able to assist you with recovering assets or property to which you are entitled, or with defending a lawsuit that has been brought against your business. To schedule a consultation with a Fort Lauderdale business lawyer, call (954) 440-0901 or complete the contact information form appearing immediately below.

Energetic, determined, personable, smart, resourceful, and ambitious, Mr. Carlin demonstrates key attributes of some of the nation's top litigators. -Attorney in the community

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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

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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

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Commercial Litigation & Business Disputes Articles

Florida Business Litigation: Federal Court Subject Matter Jurisdiction

By: Justin C. Carlin, Esq. Many Florida business litigation and Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach commercial litigation lawyers file lawsuits in state court without recognizing that the lawsuit may be filed in federal court. Litigating cases in federal court may sometimes be preferred because, among other things, federal judges generally have fewer cases than state court judges (and, therefore, may have greater resources to devote to the case) an Read More

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By: The Carlin Law Firm, PLLC A limited liability partnership (an “LLP”) offers a major advantage to a common law partnership, in that partners in a LLP are not personally liable for the LLP’s obligations.  A LLP is governed by the rules of the Revised Uniform Partnership Act (“RUPA”), except that, if a limited liability partnership also is a limited partnership, the Uniform Limited Partnership Act (“ULPA”) will govern all issue Read More

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