Edward Carlson – Clearwater Personal Injury Lawyer

Edward Carlson

Carlson Meissner Hart & Hayslett, P.A.

(727) 443-1562


250 N Belcher Road
Suite 102
Clearwater , FL 33765

Edward Carlson

Carlson Meissner Hart & Hayslett, P.A.


Firm Summary

Edward D. Carlson was born in New Jersey. He founded the firm with Paul Meissner in 1971. He has served as a municipal judge for the cities of Belleair and Safety Harbor, Florida. Ed has been married for more than 40 years and has four grown children and five grandchildren.

Professional Associations:

  • Avvo Rating – 10
  • Clearwater Bar Association (Current member, past member of the Board of Directors)
  • Admitted to practice in Florida, 1967
  • Admitted to practice in Colorado, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1968
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1981

Honors & Awards:


  • J.D. University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, 1966
  • B.A. University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, 1963