Carter J. Adams, J.D.
Attorney Carter J. Adams is a 7th generation Floridian and is a Winter Haven native with strong ties to the community. He graduated from Lake Region High School in the top 10% of his class and received a Bright Futures Scholarship. He was a Florida Boys State Representative, a member of the National Honor Society four years straight, an officer of the Tri-M Music Honor Society, and a member of Key Club. He also earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Scouting. After high school, Mr. Adams attended Stetson University, where he was awarded the Wallace Foard Academic Scholarship, Dean's Scholarship and Bright Futures Scholarship - all for Academic Excellence. Mr. Adams served as Brotherhood Chair of his fraternity, Delta Sigma Phi. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Stetson in 2008. Thereafter, Mr. Adams moved to Chicago, Illinois, where he worked for a publishing company and earned his Illinois Insurance Producers License. After spending two years in Chicago he returned to Florida and entered law school at Barry University School of Law, receiving a substantial scholarship for Academic Excellence and a high LSAT score. While in law school, Mr. Adams was an intern/law clerk with several different law firms, widening his experience with a different skill set each year. He also worked for The Kaplan Bar Review. Through these internships he gained early experience in criminal law, business law, contract law, real estate law, and tort law. He obtained his Juris Doctor in December of 2013 and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2014. Mr. Adams began his career as an attorney taking a position in Tampa, Florida as an associate attorney with a large law firm. There he represented financial institutions, traveling throughout the state of Florida for trials and hearings. In 2015 he moved back to the Winter Haven area, and became an Assistant State Attorney for the 10th Judicial Circuit. As an Assistant State Attorney, Mr. Adams gained more courtroom experience by trying cases to juries.
Mr. Adams has the legal experience which enables him to passionately represent those who have been wrongfully injured or harmed.
Mr. Adams is a member of the Florida Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Lakeland Bar Association, and the Florida Justice Association, as well as the Polk County Trial Lawyers Association. He sits on the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity of East Polk County. He is a member of Leadership Winter Haven, Class 37. Mr. Adams lives in Winter Haven and is a member of Beymer United Methodist Church.
- Admitted to the Florida Bar in 2014
- Barry University School of Law- Juris Doctorate 2013
- Stetson University- Bachelor in Arts & Sciences 2008
- Assistant State Attorney, 10th Judicial Circuit, Bartow, Florida- 2015
- Attorney, Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra- 2014
- Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
- American Legion Boys State Representative
- Member, American Association for Justice
- Member, Florida Justice Association
- Member, Lakeland Bar Association
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, Polk County Trial Lawyers Association
- Board of Directors, Habitat for Humanity of East Polk County
- Leadership Winter Haven, Class 37