Austin C. ShermanCounsel


The Greenleaf and Crosby Building
208 North Laura Street
Suite 1100
Jacksonville, FL 32202


904.328.6473 (fax)

Professional Profile

Austin Sherman serves as counsel in Carr Allison’s Jacksonville (FL) office. Austin is admitted to practice in the state of Florida and in the United States District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida. He focuses his practice on defending matters involving personal injury, government torts & public liability, medical malpractice, transportation, premises liability, and commercial litigation.

Austin is a proud Double Gator and graduated cum laude from University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. During his time as an undergraduate, he was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity, the Florida Blue Key, and Student Government Senate. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law where he graduated cum laude and was selected for the Order of the Coif. In law school, Austin served as Vice President of the Moot Court Team, Vice President of the John Marshall Bar Association, Tapping Chairman of the Florida Blue Key, and teaching assistant for Legal Writing and Trial Practice. He also received the book award for Civil Procedure, Trusts and Estates, and International Business Practices. Professionally, Austin has been recognized by Super Lawyer’s as a Raising Star in Personal Injury Defense (2022), by Best Lawyers as a One to Watch in Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Defense, Medical Malpractice Defense, and Insurance Law (2021, 2022, 2023). He is also a recipient of the Fourth Judicial Circuit Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award (2018).

Austin enjoys getting involved in his community. He was selected to participate in Leadership Jacksonville’s Next Generation Class of 2016 and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Theatre Jax. Austin spends his free time cooking, cheering on the Florida Gators, and spending time with his wife and two Labradors, Judge and Bishop.


Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice


United States District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida


BA, University of Florida, cum laude

JD, University of Florida Levin College of Law, cum laude


Chester Bedell Inn of Court

Jacksonville Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section

The Jacksonville Federal Bar Association

The Jacksonville Association of Defense Counsel

Florida Board of Bar Examiners, Bar Examination Grader

Defense Research Institute

Florida Defense Lawyers Association


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