Carey T. Schimpf

Carey T. Schimpf
(318) 222-2100

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, Haines & Moore (APLC), but continued on a part-time status with the District Attorney’s office until 1986. Still alive and kicking after starting in 10/79, Carey continues to practice in state and federal court. In addition to extensive litigation experience, he is also certified in family and civil mediation and has formed a subsidiary of our firm, “Fast Track Mediation Services.” Carey has been the President of and served on the Board of Directors of the Y.M.C.A. of Shreveport/Bossier, CEO Business Organization, 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, 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
  • Family Law Divorce, Custody, Alimony and Support, Marriage Contracts
  • Family Law Community Property Resolution
  • Family and Civil Law Mediation

Bar Admissions

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


  • Louisiana State University Law Center Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Louisiana


  • Lecturer
  • Family, Civil, and Criminal Law Seminars

Honors and Awards

  • All-American
  • All-SEC
  • AV Preeminent Peer Rating through Martindale Hubbell

Professional Associations & Memberships

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

Past Employment Positions

  • Full-Time Assistant District Attorney Caddo Parish, 1979 to 1982