Austin C. ShermanShareholder


200 West Forsyth Street
Suite 600
Jacksonville, FL 32202


904.328.6473 (fax)

Professional Profile

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

Austin is a proud Double Gator and graduated cum laude from the 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 Lawyers® as a Rising Star in Personal Injury Defense (2022-2023), by The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch® in commercial litigation, personal injury defense, medical malpractice defense, and insurance law (since 2021). 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


US 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

Defense Research Institute

Florida Board of Bar Examiners; Bar Examination Grader

Florida Defense Lawyers Association

Jacksonville Association of Defense Counsel

Jacksonville Bar Association; Young Lawyers Section

Jacksonville Federal Bar Association


The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch®, 2021-2022

Florida Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2022-2023

News Updates About Austin C. Sherman

Community Involvement Spotlight: Sherman Coordinates Special Olympics Florida Event

Earlier this month, Carr Allison attorney Austin Sherman coordinated the annual “Pin Pals: Strikes for Special Olympics” through the Jacksonville Bar Association Young Lawyers, raising thousands for Special Olympics of Florida. Over 15 law firms participated, and many local businesses donated items for raffle. We’re proud to sponsor this event […]

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Vickers, Sherman and Sarber Obtain Favorable Result

Carr Allison shareholders Heath Vickers, Austin Sherman and Johnny Sarber secured a highly favorable result for our client during trial in Duval County, Florida in an admitted fault, rear-end trucking accident case involving two plaintiffs who claimed permanent bodily injuries and a lifetime of pain management. After successfully defending against […]

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Sherman and Sausaman Win Summary Judgment

The plaintiff filed suit against the City of Marathon and its Councilman alleging negligence, intentional infliction of emotional distress and assault. Austin and Alison moved for summary disposition due to plaintiff’s failure to comply with Section 768.28, Florida Statutes, Failure to State a Cause of Action, and the Councilman’s entitlement […]

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7 Carr Allison Attorneys Named to 2023 Super Lawyers® Rising Stars

Carr Allison is proud to announce that seven attorneys have been named to the 2023 Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list. Attorneys are selected as Rising Stars by a rigorous process of peer nominations, peer evaluations and third party research.  Eligibility for Rising Stars is subject to those 40 years old […]

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3 Carr Allison Jacksonville Attorneys Named To The Best Lawyers in America: Ones To Watch®

Carr Allison is proud to announce that 3 attorneys from our Jacksonville (FL) office have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch® 2024. They are recognized for excellence in their respective practice areas. Congratulations!   Below is a list of the Jacksonville attorneys included. C.H. Houston III […]

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