FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – February 21, 2023. The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) has recognized Velocity Solutions’ Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel Justin Carlson with the HNBA 2023 Top Lawyers Under 40 Award.

The “Top Lawyers Under 40” Award honors exceptionally accomplished lawyers who have demonstrated professional excellence, integrity, leadership, commitment to the Hispanic community, and dedication to improving the legal profession.  “I am grateful to the HNBA for this recognition, and for the important role the HNBA and other organizations have in promoting not only the number of Hispanic attorneys throughout the country, but also the success and leadership of those attorneys within our profession,” said Carlson.

As Velocity Solutions’ CLO/General Counsel, Carlson advises the executive team on legal matters and strategic planning and has overall responsibility for Velocity’s corporate compliance programs and legal risk management.  He holds the Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) professional designation from the American Bankers Association and also serves on the boards of the Hispanic National Bar Foundation and the Association of Corporate Counsel’s South Florida Chapter.

Prior to joining Velocity in 2019, Carlson was an attorney at Western Union, where he provided legal support for Western Union’s operations in the Western Hemisphere. Carlson received his advanced degrees from American University in Washington DC and his bachelor’s degree from Tufts University in Boston.

From Velocity Solutions CEO Christopher Leonard: “Justin adds tremendous value to the team at Velocity as a true authority on financial institution regulatory compliance. He is focused, organized and energetic in all his endeavors, and we are very proud that he has received this well-deserved honor!”

About Velocity Solutions, LLC

Founded in 1995 and servicing the transaction accounts of over 30 million consumers and business owners, Velocity Solutions is the leading provider of technology solutions that drive revenue, service and compliance for community banks and credit unions. Our Velocity Intelligent Platform® powers all of Velocity’s solutions, using machine-led intelligence that delivers powerful analytics, manages risk, and drives revenue, loans, account holder engagement and non-interest income to our client financial institutions. For more information, please visit