Claire Edwards

Claire Edwards

Family Law, Divorce, Custody, Support
  • Divorce, Family Law, DUI & DWI ...
  • Louisiana
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Biography

At the Claire Edwards Law Firm, we focus on family law tailored to each client's needs. Whether the client needs ex parte emergency custody or is simply finalizing a divorce after having lived separate and apart for several years, we are happy to help handle your legal matter.

We believe in legal excellence and focus on getting the best outcome for each client. We keep clients in the loop during the course of court proceedings, and whenever clients call, they are likely to have a chance to speak with an attorney promptly.

Divorce and custody is a very emotional and trying time in a person's life. Therefore we make the legal process as exacting as possible so the client can spend their time focusing on their emotions and healing. We are in the business of helping people.

About me: I have been admitted to practice law since 2012, and I served as a judicial law clerk after law school. I started my own practice in 2013 and worked part time while I held other full time positions, until, in 2015, I was able to start my own business full time. Since 2015, I've handled numerous family law cases, and I've worked every week on misdemeanor cases. I've also litigated business law cases, completed contract review, and handled personal/work injury cases. I am committed to serve my clients with compassion and empathy. Each client is different, and I tailor each client's case to their needs.

Education
Southern University Law Center
J.D. (2012) | Law
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Started law school at Creighton from 2009-2010, transferred to Southern
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Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
B.A. (2009) | English Literature
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Business Minor
Honors: Honors College; TOPS Award
Activities: Kappa Alpha Theta
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Speaking Engagements
Social Media Evidence, Alexandria Bench Bar, Alexandria
Alexandria Bar Association
Social Media Evidence, CLE by the Hour, Lafayette
Lafayette Bar Association
Certifications
Bar Admission
Louisiana Bar Association
Awards
Outstanding Attorney Pro Bono Award
Lafayette Bar Foundation
Professional Associations
Lafayette Bar Association
Member
Current
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Louisiana State Bar Association
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana
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Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Consultation for family law matters is $100 for 45 minutes. Consultation on criminal law matters is $100 for our first meeting. Consultation for personal injury claims is free.
Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    DUI & DWI
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Workers' Compensation
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Websites & Blogs
Website
Claire Edwards, Attorney
Contact & Map
Claire Bergeron, Attorney at Law, LLC
321 W. Main St., Ste. 1-A
Lafayette, LA 70501
Telephone: (337) 233-3616
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 12 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Appointments are required.