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Christopher Vincent Carlyle

Christopher Vincent Carlyle

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Christopher V. Carlyle is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Appellate Practice.  He practices complex civil appellate litigation in state and federal courts.  Mr. Carlyle has been featured by Florida Trend magazine as one of Florida's Legal Elite in Appellate Practice and by Law & Politics magazine as a Florida SuperLawyer in Appellate Practice. 


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Practice areas


  1. Appeals: 100%
    22 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($350-400/hour), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Shannon McLin Carlyle

    Chris Carlyle is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Appellate Pracitcce., is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell. His knowledge, writing ability and analytical skills set up apart. I do not hesitate in recommending him to friends and colleages.


    Shannon Carlyle Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Scott Kenneth Petersen

    Chris is one of the finest appellate lawyers around. I consult with him frequently regarding potential appellate issues and he is the first appellate lawyer whom I recommend to fellow lawyers.


    Scott Petersen Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Carlyle Appellate Law Firm

The Carlyle Building
1950 Laurel Manor Drive, Suite 130
The Villiages, FL, 32162-5602


FLMember in Good Standing199309/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Board Certified - Appellate PracticeFlorida Bar2006
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderThe Carlyle Appellate Law Firm2004 - Present
PartnerMcLin & Burnsed, P.A.1997 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar, Appellate Practice SectionChair Elect2015 - Present
Florida Bar, Appellate Practice Section, Continuing Legal EducationChair2014 - Present
Leadership FloridaCouncil of Advisors2008 - Present
Florida Bar Association, Appellate Practice Section, Publications CommitteeMemberN/A
Lake County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The 15 Minute SeminarAppellate Practice for the General Practioner2007