Gloria A. Carr


Ms. Carr is a native Floridian who earned her Juris Doctor degree from the Stetson University College of Law. While attending law school, she was active in an array of activities including the Moot Court Board. Prior to attending law school, she earned a Master of Arts degree in Public Administration from the University of South Florida and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communications from Bethune-Cookman University, where she graduated with honors.

Ms. Carr has significant litigation experience having worked as an Assistant State Attorney for more than four years prior to transitioning into civil practice. Throughout her career, Ms. Carr has concentrated her practice on general liability defense, commercial litigation, premises liability, wrongful death, insurance disputes, personal injury, and catastrophic injury. In addition, her governmental liability practice has involved representing numerous municipalities and governmental entities including the Cities of Sanford, New Smyrna Beach, Fort Pierce, Melbourne, Daytona Beach Shores, Altamonte Springs, and many other public entities. Over the years, Ms. Carr has also represented numerous insurance carriers, contractors, construction companies and an array of private companies. She has litigated and tried cases involving claims of negligence, including auto and trucking liability, police misconduct, premises liability, personal injury, contract disputes, catastrophic injury, and wrongful death cases. Finally, Ms. Carr handles cases regarding issues related to violations overseen by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”).

Ms. Carr is admitted to practice in all Florida Trial and Appellate Courts. She is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, The United States Southern District of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. She is a member of the Florida Bar Association, National Bar Association, Virgil Hawkins Chapter of the National Bar Association, Orange County Bar Association, Defense Reserarch Institute, and the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel.

Ms. Carr is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil and Appellate Mediator. She takes a solution-focused, results driven approach to her mediation practice. She has mediated numerous cases which involved personal injury, premises liability, contract disputes, foreclosure, catastrophic injury, wrongful death and first party property amongst other civil matters. Her concierge approach to complex mediations may include multi-day, evening or weekend sessions, and pre-mediation consultation with the parties to maximize the potential for a negotiated resolution.

In her free time, Ms. Carr is active in many business and community activities within central Florida. She is a past Board Member of the Central Florida Urban League and serves as a Life Member of the Bethune-Cookman University National Alumni Association. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., in addition to serving her community through numerous volunteer opportunities.