Former Assistant Public Defender LaBrec Joins The Higgins Firm

The Higgins Firm is pleased to announce that Carrie LaBrec has joined the firm. LaBrec will focus her practice in the Serious Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation section of The Higgins Firm. In this role, LaBrec will aggressively prosecute client cases related to nursing home abuse and catastrophic automobile accidents cases.

“Throughout her career, Carrie has been a vigorous advocate for her clients,” said Jim Higgins, managing partner of The Higgins Firm. “Our clients will benefit from her broad understanding of the law mixed with a critical and significant hands-on trial practice.”

LaBrec gained extensive trial experience as a Metro Nashville Assistant Public Defender from 2007 through 2011. During this time, LaBrec represented clients in numerous courtroom proceedings at Criminal Court and General Sessions levels.

After working with the Public Defender, LaBrec augmented her trial work with a respected litigation firm. There, she gained several years’ experience in civil litigation, primarily handling motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, and employment law cases.

LaBrec is licensed in the State of Tennessee and Middle and Western Federal Districts of Tennessee. LaBrec is a graduate of Belmont University and Willamette University College of Law. She is an avid soccer player and a supporter of several humanitarian organizations, including National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). She formerly served as a volunteer and community resource specialist at the YWCA Domestic Violence Center

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