Carey D. Carmichael, Jr. is recognized by the Florida Bar as a Board Certified Expert in Criminal Trial Law. Mr. Carmichael's office is in Lake City, Florida. Mr. Carmichael received his Bachelors degree from Mercer University; and obtained an MBA prior to law school. Graduating from law school in 2006, Mr. Carmichael began his career as an Assistant Public Defender. During the next few years, Mr. Carmichael handled over 2000 cases, ranging from misdemeanors to capital felonies.
Prior to opening his practice, Mr. Carmichael served as an Assistant State Attorney for the Third Judicial Circuit for 6 years. During his time as a prosecutor, Mr. Carmichael was directly responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and making filing decisions on over 3500 cases. Mr. Carmichael prosecuted capital and life felonies, fraud, DUI manslaughter, home invasion robbery, crimes against law enforcement officers, drug trafficking, crimes involving unlawful sexual activity, crimes against children, and many more.
Mr. Carmichael was appointed by Governor Rick Scott to the Third Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission in 2015. Mr. Carmichael was recently reappointed by Governor Scott to serve for an additional four years. In addition to these duties and running his practice, Mr. Carmichael is a coach for the Florida Coastal School of Law Mock Trial Team, and a member of the Kiwanis Club of Lake City.