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Catherine Smith Carrier

Catherine Smith Carrier

Associate

3861 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy
Suite 300
Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

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Office: 337-735-1760
Fax: 337-993-0933
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Catherine Carrier is an empathetic and efficient advocate for her clients, walking with them through challenging or stressful situations.  She strives to earn her clients’ trust and create long lasting professional relationships by thoroughly communicating, understanding their matters, clarifying any issues, and working diligently to produce results. Catherine prioritizes clear communication with responsiveness and accessibility, ensuring that her clients are well informed and empowered throughout the legal process. Her genuine commitment to building partnerships with clients through respect and results has set her practice apart from others.

Providing detail-oriented services and value for her clients’ investment in her practice, Catherine has represented commercial clients in matters of litigation, insurance defense, corporate transactions, and professional liability. She diligently works to secure and maintain her clients’ confidence as a powerful litigator and business partner in the construction, insurance, and maritime industries.

A native of Prairieville, Louisiana, Catherine enjoys traveling, especially to the beach and the Amalfi Coast. Outside of work, her hobbies include attending concerts, interior design, cooking, and spending time with her husband and their two dogs – a goldendoodle and a labradoodle.

OVERVIEW

Catherine Carrier is an empathetic and efficient advocate for her clients, walking with them through challenging or stressful situations.  She strives to earn her clients’ trust and create long lasting professional relationships by thoroughly communicating, understanding their matters, clarifying any issues, and working diligently to produce results. Catherine prioritizes clear communication with responsiveness and accessibility, ensuring that her clients are well informed and empowered throughout the legal process. Her genuine commitment to building partnerships with clients through respect and results has set her practice apart from others.

Providing detail-oriented services and value for her clients’ investment in her practice, Catherine has represented commercial clients in matters of litigation, insurance defense, corporate transactions, and professional liability. She diligently works to secure and maintain her clients’ confidence as a powerful litigator and business partner in the construction, insurance, and maritime industries.

A native of Prairieville, Louisiana, Catherine enjoys traveling, especially to the beach and the Amalfi Coast. Outside of work, her hobbies include attending concerts, interior design, cooking, and spending time with her husband and their two dogs – a goldendoodle and a labradoodle.

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

Education

  • J.D., Southern University Law Center, 2021, Magna Cum Laude
  • B.S., General Business, Louisiana State University, 2018

Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2021
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, 2021
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 2021
  • U.S. District Court for the Western Districts of Louisiana, 2021
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2021

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Wills for Heroes Committee Member 2022-2023, Public Utility Section Committee Member 2021-2024
  • Leadership LSBA Class, 2023
  • Lafayette Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Louisiana State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, 2023 Top 40 Award Recipient