Melvin Wright, Nathan Carter, and Fermin Lopez all identified as attorneys of the ‘highest regard’ in peer recognition program

ORLANDO, FL, August 29, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ — The law firm of Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter announced on Wednesday that three of its attorneys are recognized in the annual Florida Legal Elite survey published by Florida Trend magazine. This year marks the 16th edition of the program, which asks members of The Florida Bar to vote for attorneys “whom they hold in the highest regard or would recommend to others.”

Comprising 1,126 attorneys, the names in the 2019 Florida Legal Elite encompass just over 1 percent of Florida Bar members in active practice in the state.

“I am very proud to be selected as a Florida Legal Elite, and I am also proud of my colleagues for achieving the same recognition,” said Melvin Wright, attorney at Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter. “We maintain a high standard of service and integrity at our firm, and we appreciate programs like Florida Legal Elite that enable the legal community to celebrate individuals who uphold the highest standards of our profession.”

Nathan Carter is an attorney at Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter. An experienced litigator and arbitrator, he has tried cases involving semi truck and aviation accidents, medical negligence, defective products, and more. For 10 years running, Carter has been recognized among the top-rated attorneys in Florida by Super Lawyers.

Attorney Fermin Lopez previously served in the U.S. Army before entering legal practice. He was included in the Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” section for several years before achieving “Super Lawyers” recognition in 2018.

Wright has been practicing law in Central Florida for nearly 35 years. He is certified as a civil trial specialist by The Florida Bar, and has achieved multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements in high-profile cases involving tainted pharmaceuticals, nursing home abuse, product liability, and more.

Wright, Carter, and Lopez are included in the Civil Trial section of the 2019 edition of Florida Legal Elite. All three attorneys principally focus their practice on cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice, defective products, and wrongful death.

Attorneys at Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter collectively have decades of legal experience. The law firm serves clients throughout Florida in a wide variety of personal injury and wrongful death cases, including car accidents, truck accidents, medical malpractice, premises liability, defective products, nursing home abuse, and more, as well as claims for workers’ compensation, Social Security Disability Insurance, and veterans’ benefits. The office of Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter is located at 801 N. Orange Ave. Suite 830 (top floor) Orlando, FL 32801. Call (407) 712-7300 or visit for a free case review.


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