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Carey T. Schimpf

Carey T. Schimpf

Location:
Shreveport, Louisiana
Phone:
(318) 222-2100
Fax:
(318) 226-5152
Email:

Carey was born in 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He received a General Studies degree from LSU. While at LSU, he was a four year letterman and captain of the varsity track and field program and received various related honors, including All-American and All-SEC in 1975 and 1977. He graduated from LSU Law School in 1979 and initially practiced law for a short period of time in Baton Rouge, Louisiana before moving to Shreveport, Louisiana. From 1979 through 1982, Carey was a full-time Assistant District Attorney for Caddo Parish, where he handled major felony prosecutions. He began his civil practice in 1982 with Weems, Schimpf, Gilsoul, Haines, Landry & Carmouche (APLC), but continued on a part-time status with the District Attorney's office until 1986. Carey continues to practice in state and federal court, while also being certified in family and civil law mediation. Carey has been the President of and served on the Board of Directors of the Y.M.C.A. of Shreveport/Bossier, and the Board of Directors of Northwest Louisiana Legal Service, as well as being a member of other civic and business organizations.

Carey and his wife, Barbara, have two children, a daughter, Christie, and a son, Michael. He is a member or past member of the Shreveport, North Louisiana, Louisiana State and American Trial Lawyers and Consumer Advocates Associations, the National District Attorneys Association and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. He has also lectured at family, civil, and criminal law seminars.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Commercial, Oil and Gas, and General Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance
  • Environmental and Mass Tort Litigation
  • Family Law (Divorce, Custody, Alimony and Support, Marriage Contracts)
  • Family Law (Community Property Resolution)
  • Family and Civil Law Mediation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1979
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1980

Education

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 1979
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.G.S. - 1976
    • Honors: Concentration in Psychology

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecturer, Family, Civil, and Criminal Law Seminars

Honors and Awards

  • All-American, 1975
  • All-SEC, 1977

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Y.M.C.A. of Shreveport/Bossier, President/Board of Directors
  • Northwest Louisiana Legal Service, Board of Directors
  • Shreveport Association, Member
  • North Louisiana Association, Member
  • Louisiana State Association, Member
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • National District Attorneys Association, Member
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Caddo Parish, Full-Time Assistant District Attorney, 1979 - 1982
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Weems, Schimpf, Haines,
Landry, Shemwell & Moore (APLC)

912 Kings Highway
Shreveport LA 71104

Phone: 318-222-2100
Fax: 318-226-5100

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