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Keith M. Carter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Tampa, FL

Morgan & Morgan
201 North Franklin Street, 7th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 813-223-5505
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2009, 2011 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1985
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Experienced attorney Keith M. Carter is a trial lawyer at the nationally known law firm of Morgan & Morgan. Since joining the firm's Tampa law office in 2002, Mr. Carter has focused his career on representing clients from Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and the surrounding areas in Florida in medical malpractice, general negligence and unfair debt collections actions. With a background in insurance defense, Mr. Carter uses his experience and knowledge to benefit his current clients as he helps them pursue compensation in personal injury and consumer protection matters.

Mr. Carter began his legal career in 1985 after earning his law degree from Stetson University College of Law and his admission to The Florida Bar. After spending more than 15 years in insurance defense, he co-founded a Tampa firm, where he remained until joining one of the region's oldest law firms, where he was a shareholder until he made the decision to join the legal team at Morgan & Morgan.

Over the past 30 years, Mr. Carter has built a reputation as a skilled trial attorney on both sides of the aisle. Thanks to his diligence, professionalism and extensive legal knowledge, he has earned a number of honors, including a "Very Good" rating from Avvo and an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

In addition to his many honors, the legal community also recognizes his ability. The Florida Bar's Board of Legal Specialization and Education has recognized him as a board-certified civil trial law attorney, and he is also a Florida Supreme Court certified mediator. He has held both certifications for more than 20 years.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.9+

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2009, 2011 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About Keith M. Carter

First Admitted: 1985, Florida

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Educational Background

  • The Florida State University College of Business, B.S., Major: Finance, 1981


  • Recipient of Best Oral Advocate Award of 1985 graduating class, Stetson University College of Law
  • Florida Legal Elite
  • AV rated by Martindale Hubbell since 1995
  • Member, National Moot Court and Mock Trial Teams, Stetson University College of Law
  • Florida Super Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Board of Legal Specialization since 1994
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Eagle Member, Florida Justice Association

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified by Florida Supreme Court as Circuit Court Mediator since 1994
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
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Office Location for Keith M. Carter

201 North Franklin Street
7th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602

Phone: 813-223-5505

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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