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About Carlos Harrison

Carlos Harrison is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, two-time Emmy nominee, and author of 16 books ranging from biographies to legal issues. A graduate of the University of South Florida, his articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Miami Herald, People, and other publications. Several of his articles for Super Lawyers have won awards from the Society for Professional Journalists.

Articles Written by Carlos Harrison

Second to None

To overcome racism, Elaine Johnson James’ mother told her, she’d have to work harder …

Speaking for Survivors

Richard Schulte and Michael Wright represent sexual-abuse victims of former OSU physician Richard …

Getting Tech Off the Ground

Airbus’ flying car is just one of the cutting-edge projects Sasha Rao gets to work on 

Family Matters

Jeanne Tate’s life’s work is about bringing parents and children together

Stirred, Not Shaken

Contract lawyer by day, Marc Kaliser raises mixology to a fine art

Fighting 'Forever Chemicals'

How Rob Bilott's life became a mission to hold DuPont accountable

Game Plan

Bill Stark covers all the legal bases for his interactive-entertainment clients

The Well-Grounded Career of Debbie Alsup

This Austin litigator has helped make Texas law—while making life better for abused children

Walking the Talk

When it comes to diversity, Fort Lauderdale firm Kim Vaughan Lerner means business

'Women Don't Become Attorneys'

Happily for her clients and the lawyers she’s mentored along the way, Roberta Mandel …

Technical Difficulties

Or why you should always bring a stack of boxes to court

Trail Blazer

Amy Emerson hits the ground running, whether she’s taming construction disputes or exploring …

'I'm in the Right Place'

How Laura Brown found her niche handling birth injury cases

Force for Nature

Bill Jackson has taken on cases involving Agent Orange and the Deepwater spill; this one is …

Moving Society Forward

As Frank Scruggs sees it, that is the ministry of his work

Everything Yvette Ostolaza Needed to Know She Learned at Sears

The Dallas litigator says the pathway to relationship-building is through customer …

The Dealmaker

Lobbyist Mark Vane shines at persuading lawmakers to change things. Or, sometimes, keep …

Harley Riedel’s Move

The Tampa attorney is a master at keeping bankrupt companies in the game

Uncapping Pain and Suffering

Three cases converged to kill Florida’s limits on med-mal awards

The Balloon Man

Nick Bettinger spends his free time twisting ‘sculptures’ and delivering smiles

Fostering Hope

How Paul Yetter made a federal case out of the state’s foster-care program

From Way Downtown

That’s how Sacramento attorney Shaye Diveley helped deliver an arena for the …

Help Your Online Startup Business Dodge Legal Landmines

Hoping for the best and planning for the worst in Florida

Visionary Man

Eugene Pettis’ plan to lift others up the ladder

The Immigration Game

Without a good Florida lawyer, it’s a complicated maze

On Becoming Perry Mason

Rhonda Hunter started out her career as Della Street—but soon realized she could aim much …

‘Never forget where you came from’

His mother’s words inspire Frank Herrera Jr. to help empower the Latino community


Plaintiff’s attorney Ted Leopold and a ‘perfect textbook case of …

Judicial Merit

Former judge Deborah Hankinson on access to justice, bringing appeals, and the battle over Prop 12

If it quacks like a duck …

… It’s probably Lynn Tillotson Pinker & Cox, working its magic on a jury


The Tallahassee attorney for the families of Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin has one goal: proving …

Translating Divorce in Florida

Spanish-speaking couples headed for divorce court may need an attorney and a translator

When Filing for Bankruptcy is the Best Solution

When the going gets tough in Florida

Essentially Allyson Ho

A harp performance at Sandra Day O’Connor’s request came early in a legal career that is …

She’s Got You Covered

Amy Elizabeth Stewart’s favorite things include digging into complex insurance policies, serving …

The A-Team

Tampa appellate duo Steve Brannock and Celene Humphries smoke Big Tobacco

Making It, Baking It, Taking It

Office Depot’s Elisa D. Garcia C. makes it her business to know the business

Marshaling the Evidence

Drew Neville does his homework. And then he does it again

The Man Who Said No to LBJ

Shannon Ratliff chose politics over ranching, then law over politics

Military Man

Former Marine Patrick J. McLain has 10 kids and a strong sense of right and wrong

Power Puncher

‘Rocky’ Rodriguez was on the front lines of the 2000 presidential recount and the Terri Schiavo …

Where Pit Bulls Fear to Tread

Anywhere near attorney Paul Geller

Aesthetically Yours

How to practice law in an art gallery

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