New Orleans Defense Attorney Elizabeth B Carpenter

“Compassionate Assistance and Aggressive Representation”

We are a New Orleans based criminal defense law firm representing people in both criminal and civil litigation. Our firm was built on the values of respect, honesty, dedication and service. Our mission in every case that we accept is to listen to the clients’ needs, understand their objectives and exceed their expectations. Our belief is that everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and kindness regardless of the legal issues they are battling.

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney – Elizabeth B Carpenter

About Our Criminal Cases

Those who are criminally charged need an aggressive attorney & lawyer to protect them and restore their quality of life. New Orleans criminal attorney, Elizabeth Bagert Carpenter, started her law firm with a passion for criminal defense litigation. During the course of her career, she has successfully represented hundreds of people from all parts of the United States and some parts of Europe and Asia. A significant portion of her work focuses on sex crimes, internet crimes and federal criminal cases. She has a long history of defending professionals such as, teachers, doctors, financial analysts, military personnel and many other high-achieving individuals who have found themselves in the harrowing position of facing criminal charges. Ms. Carpenter does not accept every case that comes her way. Her policy of selectively choosing the criminal cases that she defends ensures that she is committed to fully serving her clients from the beginning. Through the years, this approach has enabled her to obtain a number of dismissals and acquittals in difficult cases. These impressive achievements as well as her level of dedication demonstrate why she manages an award-winning New Orleans Criminal Defense Law Firm.

Client-Centered Advocacy

Our New Orleans Attorney, Elizabeth B. Carpenter recognizes that most of her clients never imagined that they would be facing criminal charges. They have come to her during one of the most embarrassing, stressful times in their lives. Ms. Carpenter’s clients value her because she mitigates their stress through her responsiveness and direct involvement. She knows that one simple mistake, lapse in judgment, bad decision or false accusation can land someone in a criminal courtroom pleading for mercy. She also understands that addiction, PTSD, depression and a number of other mental health issues often lead people to the criminal justice system. Ms. Carpenter believes that being a strong advocate for an individual is not just about knowing the law. It’s about knowing people, understanding their stories and their experiences. Attorney Carpenter is known for taking the time to get to know all of her clients because a rapport of trust and understanding is essential to building the kind of successful attorney-client relationship that leads to better outcomes. From your initial consultation through the final resolution of your case, Ms. Carpenter will remain dedicated to meeting your immediate and future objectives, always seeking the best possible outcome to protect your rights, freedoms, and financial interests. Throughout her years of practice, her reputation has been established as one of excellence and diligence because of her repeated success.

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    • Superb AVVO® Rating
    • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys Top 40 under 40
    • Super Lawyers® Selected
    • New Orleans Magazine Designated Top Attorney
    • Top 3 DWI Lawyers New Orleans by Three Best Rated®
    • AVVO® Client’ Choice Award
    • DUI Expertise® New Orleans
    • Federal Bar Association Member
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Member
    • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
    • National Association of Distinguished Counsel Top One Percent
    • The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA) Affiliate Member
    • Louisiana State Nurse Association Supporter
    • 10 Best in Client Satisfaction by American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys™
    • Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Life Member
    • Louisiana Life Magazine Top Attorneys in the State

    New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney &

    Civil Litigation Attorney

    Our law firm also provides representation to clients facing a variety of civil disputes, including serious personal injury matters. No matter how difficult your case may appear, our experienced and accomplished attorney will lead you through the process allowing you to feel confident in our approach and positive about the outcome. Our first priority is to ensure that your rights are actively protected. We carefully prepare your case and if beneficial to you, always try to settle your matter out of court first. If that is not possible, we are ready to provide you with the most aggressive trial litigation possible. We are committed to helping people recover from personal injuries and other civil harm by representing each client with passion and integrity.

    Dedicated to Defending Your Rights and Future!

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    If you have been arrested or think that you are under investigation, contact our skilled criminal attorney immediately. The wrong call can mean the loss of your license, your career or at worst, your freedom.



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