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Carey Duncan Carmichael Jr.

Attorney at Live Oak, FL

5.0   21 reviews

also known as Carmichael & Rickerson, Carmichael Law

This attorney is currently not accepting new clients.
Reason: Government Attorney
This attorney is currently not accepting new clients.
Reason: Government Attorney
  • Licensed for 17 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2006
    Status
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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Carey D. Carmichael, Jr. is Board Certified by the Florida Bar as an Expert/Specialist in Criminal Trial Law. He is employed as a supervisor and prosecutor with the Office of the State Attorney, Third Judicial Circuit.

Bar Memberships:

Florida – 2006

United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida - 2018

 

Education:

Florida Coastal School of Law – 2006 – Juris Doctor

Valdosta State University – 2002 – Master of Business Administration

Mercer University – 2000 – Bachelor of Business Administration

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Office of the State Attorney, Third Judicial Circuit of Florida
310 Pine Ave SW
Live Oak, FL, 32064

Reviews

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Posted by Elizabeth | March 17, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
I’m encouraged
You are getting ready to represent my son who died as a result of a drunk driver. I believe you will be representing him as the State Attorney. It is helpful to see all of the positive reviews. Liz
Posted by Morgan | February 1, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Mrs
AMAZING!! Carey is very knowledgeable and thorough with his work. Highly recommend!
Posted by Ryan | September 7, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Experience
Many thanks to Mr. Carmichael and his staff for representing me. Everything turned out better than expected and they were very easy to work with. 5 star experience.
Response from Carey Carmichael September 8, 2021
Thank you sir! We appreciate you and your business! I am glad that we could get your criminal case dismissed and that you only had to pay a civil traffic infraction.
Posted by Victoria | February 15, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Confident and Knowledgeable
Mr. Carmichael worked quickly to resolve my case in a manner that I needed. He took care to make sure I knew what was going on every step of the way and explained everything very thoroughly.
Response from Carey Carmichael February 19, 2019
Thank you for choosing me to represent you. I am glad that everything worked out the way that you wanted.
Posted by MELISSA | September 7, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Highly Recommended
Carey Carmichael was very thorough while working on our case. Our 16 year old son, was charged with 3 felonies. Mr. Carmichael took these charges very seriously and worked diligently to clear his name. Our son was acquitted of all charges. Our son was not guilty of the charges that the state was pressing and Mr. Carmichael knew it and worked hard to clear his name. Mr. Carmichael was always available to be reached either by phone or email. As a concerned parents he made us feel our son was his top case. I'd recommend any case to Carmichael Law.
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Response from Carey Carmichael February 19, 2019
Thank you for choosing me to represent your son. I know the process was scary and took quite a bit of time, but we could not have asked for a better outcome!
Posted by Chyanne | August 28, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Highly recommend!
Carey explained everything very well and in detail. He really went above and beyond to do everything he good for our case! Would highly recommend!
Response from Carey Carmichael February 19, 2019
Thank you for choosing me to work on your case!
Posted by DeMarcus | August 24, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
DeMarcus Graham
I visited Mr Carmichael’s practice on yesterday in hopes for setting up a living will. He made the process seemless, and most of all it wasn’t stressful. I would wholeheartedly recommend his services to anyone that wants their care to be in good hands.
Response from Carey Carmichael February 19, 2019
Thank you for choosing me to handle your will and estate planning needs!
Posted by Skip | August 14, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
An attorney well versed
On very short notice I retained Mr. Carmichael to handle a case regarding “ repeat violence “ injunction. After meeting with me he assured me he could and would be willing to represent me in this case. He went the extra mile to dig into evidence and the law in representing my case. The way he handled the case in front of the Judge was outstanding. Mr. Carmichael is well equipped to represent his clients. I would most highly recommend him and would not hesitate to use him if ever needed again.
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Response from Carey Carmichael February 19, 2019
Thank you for choosing me to represent you in your case! I think everything turned out for the best, especially considering the injunction was dismissed.
Posted by Eric | July 23, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Assisted in the documenting my Will.
Mr. Carmichael assisted me in putting in order and documenting my Will. He was very insightful and knowledgeable in his explanation of how my will should be set up.
Response from Carey Carmichael February 19, 2019
Thank you for choosing me to handle your will and estate planning.
Posted by Cody | May 2, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent
Mr. Carmichael did a great job with my case. Being out of state he made it very easy for me and help me resolve my situation without even going to court. He kept me up to date daily with information.
Response from Carey Carmichael February 19, 2019
Thank you for choosing me to represent you. The dismissal of all charges was exactly what we were looking for, as it would have affected your status with the military. Thank you for your service.
Posted by anonymous | March 30, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Passionate for Success
Carey handled my case with a professional standard that I believe exceeds many other attorneys in the area. The time he takes to consult with the client, as well as the education and expertise he brings to the table is truly a formula for greatness. If you are looking for someone who is compassionate yet assertive, HIGHLY recommend Mr. Carmichael and his services. Thank you, Carey!
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Posted by anonymous | March 21, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Very satisfied
When I needed help on a legal issue i seemed out Mr. Carmichael’s advice. Mr.,Carmichael was very helpful and knew exactly how to advise me on various legal issues. He is extremely knowledgeable and puts a lot of effort into making his clients feel respected and heard!
Posted by anonymous | October 10, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Listener!
Going through my divorce, I knew what I wanted, and it was amicable. Carey helped draft all of the paperwork. He did a great job listening to what I wanted, asking questions and drafting the legal language. He didn't try to talk me into anything, and never attempted to change my mind regarding what I was giving up or asking for. He was easy to talk to and was very accessible.
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Posted by anonymous | August 10, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellent Legal Advice
Attorney Carmichael is an excellent resource for legal advice. He is well known to work hard for his clients and assisted me during my time of need. He is easy to talk to and very knowledgeable!
Posted by Angie | July 24, 2013
Excellent Representation
Very informative, kept me posted on all aspects of my case. Was considerate and caring and not judgmental. I would recommend Mr. Carmichael to anyone I knew in need of good representation.
Posted by Kyler | July 22, 2013
Highly recommended attorney who works relentlessly for his client's best interest!
By far the most helpful and knowledgeable attorney around. I would highly recommend him to anyone! I can tell Mr. Carmichael is a very dedicated attorney by the way he worked non stop to provide me with the best course of action. He returned all phone calls very quickly and answered any questions that I had. He was able to explain all options I had and suggested what the best option would be. I was very impressed with his knowledge and efficiency, it was unmatched by any attorney I have used in the past. He definitely went above and beyond for me.
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Posted by Maria | July 22, 2013
Carey D. Carmichael: 5-star attorney!
Carey is an attorney I would highly recommend to anyone. He uses his experience and extensive knowledge to the very best of his own ability, while also understanding your situation and putting his clients' needs first. He goes far beyond the protocol of any typical attorney, always sure to answer or return calls promptly, with an eagerness to answer any questions you may have. He willingly explained many options in my case, and most importantly explained to me the best course of action for my best interest. Outstanding!
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Posted by Callie | July 22, 2013
Mr. Carmichael is a well-informed, efficient lawyer I would hire again.
Mr. Carmichael has given me sound legal advice in multiple areas on more than one occasion. His background in differing areas have given him a firm knowledge of the law and possible outcomes, and he is always efficient and readily available to address any questions or concerns. I would trust him with any legal matters regarding myself or my family.
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Posted by Lana | July 22, 2013
An Attorney Who Answers Legal Questions Graciously
Mr. Carmichael willfully offered knowledgeable advice to me during my career as a property manager. If I had questions, he had answers! Mr. Carmichael is most willing to help anyone that he can with the vast amount of knowledge he has acquired through law school, business school, and life experience itself. He wants his clients to better understand their constitutional rights and freedoms within our legal system. He understand that his clients can make better decisions when they are well informed.
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Posted by Catherine | February 28, 2012
Extremely Satisfied Client
Mr. Carmichael is a fantastic and knowledgeable attorney. He spent an extraordinary amount of time explaining the legal process and everything involved for me. He clearly defined the direction he thought we should go and explained our options. I have every faith in his ability and willingness to assist anyone with legal issues. He took special care and attention with our issues and made us feel extremely confident and comfortable with the entire process.
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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Board Member
  • Third Judicial Circuit of Florida Judicial Nominating Commission
  • 2015 - Present
  • Assistant State Attorney
  • Office Of The State Attorney, 3rd Judicial Circuit Of Florida
  • 2012 - Present
  • Assistant Attorney General
  • Office Of The Attorney General Of Florida
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Assistant Public Defender
  • Office Of The Public Defender - Third Judicial Circuit of Florida
  • 2006 - 2011
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Education

  • Florida Coastal School of Law
  • Juris doctor
  • 2006
  • Valdosta State University
  • Master of Business Administration
  • 2002
  • Mercer University
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • 2000
  • Waycross College
  • Associate of Arts
  • 1998
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Legal Cases

  • State v. Hutchinson
  • Guilty of a lessor of simple child abuse
  • State v. Chatmon
  • Not guilty at trial

Associations

  • Third Circuit Law Enforcement Officers Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Third Judicial Circuit Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Florida Bar
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • American Bar Assocaition
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Third Judicial Circuit Chapter
  • Founding Member
  • 2007 - 2011
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Board Certification - Criminal Trial Law
  • Florida Bar
  • 2019
  • Governor's Appointment
  • Third Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
  • 2018
  • Governor's Appointment
  • Third Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
  • 2015

Speaking Engagements

  • Gerald T. Bennett Prosecutor/Public Defender Trial Training Program
  • Criminal Trial
  • 2019
  • Gerald T. Bennett Prosecutor/Public Defender Trial Training Program
  • Criminal Trial
  • 2018

Attorney endorsements

Received (32)
Given (40)
Endorse Carey
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 11
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I worked with Mr. Carmichael as a colleague and an opponent. His vast knowledge and experience in criminal law as both a prosecutor and defender are unmatched. Mr. Carmichael is a fierce advocate for his clients and works tirelessly to protect the rights of and achieve justice for the criminally accused. Mr. Carmichael also practices with the upmost professionalism and respect. Additionally. Mr. Carmichael dedicates significant time in giving back to the local community. Top notch member of the Florida bar."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Carey is truly one of the best attorneys I've ever met. He is a great mentor and extremely dedicated to his work and his clients. His wealth of knowledge and constant professionalism make him an invaluable asset in the courtroom."
Government Attorney | May 19
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 29
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Carey and I have been opposite side of quite a few criminal matters. He has a great knowledge of the criminal rules and statutes and is very easy to work with. He has worked on both sides of the fence as both a defense attorney and an ASA, so he has a lot of perspective when handling a criminal case. In every case we've had together, Carey is always very professional and ethical."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Carey is a true professional who will work diligently to represent his clients as effectively as possible."
Unknown Attorney | May 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Carey and I worked together, and I can say his work ethic is unmatched and he is an excellent courtroom advocate. I learned a lot about practicing law from Carey Carmichael and continue to do so. He has my highest recommendation."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Apr 29
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer. Cary is an outstanding attorney and cares about his clients' needs."
Government Attorney | Mar 30
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have known Carey for over five (5) years. He and I have previously worked together and have also been opposing counsel. Carey is extremely personable and a pleasure to work with on cases."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 30
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have known Mr. Carmichael for many years. He is a top notch litigator paying special attention to every detail and leaving nothing to chance. His comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of trial law are matched by very few."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 30
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Carey is like a mentor to me. I have had the pleasure of working with him since I began with the State Attorney's Office last year. He has amazing talent in the Court room and his trial skills are top notch. He is one of the best attorneys I have ever worked with as I have worked in the legal field for over 10 years before becoming a prosecutor. I am proud to call him a colleague."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Carey Carmichael is a wonderful attorney to work with. He is intelligent, hardworking, compassionate, and ethical. He fights for his clients."
Unknown Attorney | Nov 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Carmichael is a thoughtful and intelligent attorney who is always prepared for any case that he may handle. I have known Carey since our time together in law school and have thought of him as one of the better legal minds I have had the pleasure of interacting with in and outside of our profession."
Government Attorney | Aug 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 08
Relationship: Friend
"Carey's experience in the court room and in life makes him a valuable asset to anyone in need of legal assistance."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Aug 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Carey to handle the defense and prosecution of criminal matters and have found him to be both ethical and thorough."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Carmichael knows what he is doing and handles his cases in a very professional manner. He offers a wealth of legal knowledge to any case and is an excellent attorney. I would recommend his services to anyone seeking counsel in the North Florida area."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 30
Relationship: Other
"Carey is an excellent attorney and has a strong knowledge of the law. I fully endorse and recommend him without hesitation."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 30
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer."
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