“Compassionate Assistance and Aggressive Representation”

We are a New Orleans based law firm representing people in both criminal and civil litigation. Our firm is built on the foundation that every client deserves to be treated with dignity and kindness regardless of the legal issues they are battling. We always strive to provide high-quality, client centered advocacy.

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney

Attorney Elizabeth Bagert Carpenter represents individuals who are accused of felonies and misdemeanors in both state and federal courts throughout south Louisiana. A large part of her criminal practice is dedicated to the defense of sex crimes and DWIs. She has obtained a number of dismissals and acquittals in difficult cases involving well respected individuals. These outstanding results are largely due to the fact that she limits the number of cases that she accepts which allows her to conduct thorough investigations, employ an aggressive pretrial motion practice and use innovative trial preparation tools.  Ms. Carpenter also serves as local counsel for out-of-area and out-of-state attorneys. These impressive achievements demonstrate why she manages a well-respected New Orleans law firm.

Ms. Carpenter understands that many of her clients are coming to her for assistance during the most stressful period in their lives. Her clients value her because she mitigates that stress through her responsiveness, her efficiency and her excellence in advocacy. As a lawyer, Ms. Carpenter strives to get to know her clients personally. This helps her clients develop a strong trust in her as their advocate. This trust is an essential element 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 your immediate and future objectives, always seeking the best possible outcome to protect your rights, freedoms, and financial interests.

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  • Superb AVVO Rating
  • Top 40 under 40 National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Top Lawyer in Criminal Defense by the American Society of Legal Advocates
  • Active Member of LACDL and NACDL
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel Top One Percent
  • Dedicated to Seeking Justice
  • Direct Attorney Involvement

New Orleans 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!

Are We Right for You? You can read about us. However, the best peace of mind you can find in hiring a lawyer is to hear from past clients. Read what our clients have to say.


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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