Heath L. Vickers is a shareholder in Carr Allison’s Jacksonville (FL) and Brunswick (GA) offices. His primary areas of practice include defending matters involving trucking and transportation liability, governmental liability and retail and premises liability. He has tried cases before a jury ranging from commercial litigation to commercial motor vehicle liability.
An AV-rated attorney through Martindale-Hubbell, Heath is admitted to practice in Georgia, Florida, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia and before the United States District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida. He is a member of the Florida Bar, the Georgia Bar, the Bar Association of Jacksonville, the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, Georgia Defense Lawyers Association (GDLA) and the Florida Defense Lawyers Association (FDLA), where he serves on the Board of Directors. Since 2013, Heath has been named on the Rising Stars list by the Florida Super Lawyers® magazine.
Heath graduated magna cum laude from Georgia Southern University earning his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting. He earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Florida Coastal School of Law.
While in law school, Heath was an active member of the mock trial team. He competed in the Georgetown Law National White Collar Crime Competition in Washington, D.C., the National Trial Competition Regional in Tallahassee, FL and the National Trial Competition Regional in Jackson, MS. Heath was awarded the “Exceptional Advocate Award” at the Georgetown Law National White Collar Crime Competition. He also won the inaugural Spohrer & Dodd Trial Advocacy Scholarship Competition.
Prior to joining Carr Allison, Heath practiced with a civil defense ﬁrm in Jacksonville, Florida. He also interned with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division. After graduating from Georgia Southern, Heath worked for the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts in the Special Investigations Unit auditing governmental agencies and performing fraud investigations.
Heath is an avid sports fan and enjoys watching the Georgia Southern Eagles, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Atlanta Braves. He also proudly serves on the Georgia Southern Athletic Foundation Board of Directors.
Heath and his wife grew up in Alma, Georgia and are blessed with two daughters.