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JP “Rusty” Carolan, III


329 Park Avenue North
Second Floor
PO Box 880
Winter Park, Florida
Fx. 407-645-3728

Direct Phone: 407-246-8666

JP “Rusty” Carolan, III

J. P. “Rusty” Carolan concentrates his practice in business law, banking, lending, finance, as well as commercial and real estate transactions. While in law school he received the Order of the Coif, had two of his student works selected for publication in the University of Florida Law Review, was selected as Executive Editor of the University of Florida Law Review, and received book awards in property, contracts and creditor rights. He represents lenders, individuals and businesses in on-going business activities and transactions, and has served as general counsel to a variety of businesses as well as other law firms. Prior to joining the firm, Rusty served as a law clerk for the U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida.

  • Duke University B.A. 1972
  • University of Florida J.D. with Honors 1974
Activities and Recognition
  • Trustee Emeritus of the University of Florida Law Center Association
  • Prior Chairman of the Community Foundation of Central Florida
  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of Banking and Finance Law, Business Organization (including LLCs and Partnerships), and Corporate Law as published by U.S. News and World Report
  • Selected for inclusion in Orlando Magazine Best Lawyers
  • Selected in Best Lawyers in America, Orlando Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year 2020
  • Selected in Best Lawyers in America, Orlando Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year 2012 and 2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell Top Rated Lawyer in Banking and Finance
  • “AV” Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Bar Admissions
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Florida Bar
  • United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida