Adam Carlson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Walnut Creek, CA

Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook
2121 North California Boulevard, Suite 1020
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone: 925-947-1147
Fax: 925-947-1131
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Adam M. Carlson is managing partner of the Walnut Creek personal injury firm Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook. While he is skilled in various areas of law, he focuses the majority of his practice handling cases related to wrongful death, civil rights, personal injury and has an expertise in premises liability.He believes that tailoring each case to each client’s needs is key to providing aggressive and compassionate legal representation.

Before joining the firm, Carlson served as an intake assistant for our team, where he was responsible for fielding calls from potential clients. It was at this time that Carlson decided he wanted to do more. He found that he was passionate about helping individuals who suffered injuries and illness due to another person’s negligence, recklessness, or carelessness. After this realization, he enrolled in law school, where he pursued his passion for helping others facing serious and difficult legal matters.

Prior to committing his life to legal work, Carlson attended Middlebury College where he completed his undergraduate coursework. Upon the completion of his undergraduate studies, he enrolled at the University of San Francisco School of Law where he achieved his Juris Doctorate. Following law school Carlson spent several years as a dedicated attorney for the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office before joining our team. Currently, he holds memberships in various associations, including the State Bar of California, the US District Court Northern District of California, the US District Court Eastern District of California, the Earl Warren American Inn of Court, the Contra Costa County Bar Association, the Alameda-Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers Association, and the Consumer Attorneys of California.

When Carlson is not practicing law, he can be found competing as an elite amateur in triathlons and racing marathons. Triathlons are an important part of his life as they allow him to empathize with clients who are deprived of their livelihood due to their injuries caused by other persons.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


7 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021

About Adam Carlson

Admitted: 2008, California

Professional Webpage:


  • Earl Warren American Inn of Court Award, Program Excellence Best Program, 2015-16

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State Bar of California
  • US District Court Northern District of California
  • Alameda-Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Contra Costa Bar Association, Litigation Section Board Member
  • American Association for Justice
  • Earl Warren American Inn of Court, Board Member
  • California, 2008
  • Consumer Attorney of California
  • US District Court Eastern District of California

Educational Background

  • Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont,  B.A., 2004
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Office Location for Adam Carlson

2121 North California Boulevard
Suite 1020
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Phone: 925-947-1147

Fax: 925-947-1131

Last Updated: 12/29/2020

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