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Carson Proctor is an Associate of Rissman, Barrett, Hurt, Donahue, McLain & Mangan, P.A. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Science in 2018 from Florida State University. Carson participated in the University of Miami’s Joint Degree Program, receiving both her Juris Doctorate, with a concentration in Environmental Science, and Master of Professional Science in Marine Ecosystems and Society in 2022.

While in law school, Carson was on the Dean’s List and received the CALI Award for receiving the highest grade in Marine Ecology and Law. She was also heavily involved on campus, serving as President of the Environmental Law Society, Vice President of the Maritime Law Society, and 3L Senator for the Student Bar Association. As a Senator for the Student Bar Association, Carson headed both the Constitution/Bylaws and Campus Life Committees. Carson was also a member of the First-Generation Law Association and Miami Law Women, and acted as a PIN Pal Mentor for Miami Law’s Public Interest Network. Carson earned the Award of Academic Merit for her master’s degree, the University of Miami’s academic honor for graduate students who receive a cumulative GPA of 3.8 or higher.

During the summer after 1L, Carson interned for Judge Elijah Levitt of Miami Dade’s 11th Judicial Circuit. Carson subsequently clerked at two law firms in Miami during the remainder of her law school career, where she gained exposure to the ins and outs of federal and state maritime and insurance disputes.

How I resolve

My mantra is to maintain a keen attention to detail. Being consistently thorough allows me to adequately represent my clients and obtain the best possible results.

Practice areas

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Florida Bar, 2022


  • University of Miami School of Law (JD, 2022)
  • University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (MPS, Marine Ecosystems and Society, 2022)
  • Florida State University (BS Environmental Science, 2018)


  • Jacksonville Bar Association
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