Title: Managing Shareholder, Attorney at Law
Company: Weems, Schimpf, Haines, Landry, Shemwell & Moore
Location: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Carey T. Schimpf, Managing Shareholder and Attorney at Law at Weems, Schimpf, Haines, Landry, Shemwell & Moore, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in family law.
Encouraged by his family, professors, and coaches, Mr. Schimpf has spent his life pursuing his passion for law. He started out as an assistant district attorney for Caddo Parish in 1979, after obtaining a Bachelor of General Studies, with honors, from Louisiana State University and a JD from the LSU Paul M. Herbert Law Center. While at Louisiana State University, Mr. Schimpf was a four-year letterman and captain of the varsity track and field program. He earned All-American and All-SEC honors for his efforts.
Mr. Schimpf joined the District Attorney’s Office in 1982 as a part-time attorney, and Weems, Schimpf, Haines, Landry, Shemwell & Moore as a managing shareholder and attorney. His focus includes family law litigation, personal injury, child and spousal support, and child custody, and he is highly devoted to litigation. He has been admitted to the Louisiana State Bar and the United States Court of Federal Claims, and is certified in family and civil law mediation.
In addition to his work in the field, Mr. Schimpf enjoys being active in his community. He has served as the president of the board of directors of the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana and a member of the board of directors of Legal Services of North Louisiana, Inc., and teaches classes, seminars, and lectures about family, civil, and criminal law. He also holds memberships with the Shreveport Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the American Trial Lawyers Association, and the NDAA.
Looking to the future, Mr. Schimpf hopes to be remembered for being a tough but compassionate litigator who understood the human toll legal proceedings can have. If he could offer some advice to the younger generations, it would be to maintain integrity, represent clients appropriately, and always remember all ethical and professional obligations.
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