Brent Carriere is a Partner in Allen & Gooch’s Lafayette office. AV rated, Brent practices within the firm’s casualty defense Litigation Group with an emphasis on trucking and auto liability, UM coverage, premises liability, and nursing home medical malpractice. Brent earned his juris doctorate from Louisiana State University in 2000 after graduating cum laude from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 1997.
Brent distinguishes himself with a case handling approach of early and thorough analysis to determine the most effective, efficient, and practical means of case resolution reflective of claim merit, exposure, and client costs. In doing so, he has successfully defended matters in both state and federal court, garnering judge and jury trial experience as well as appellate handling through all levels of Louisiana’s judicial system, inclusive of oral arguments at the Louisiana Supreme Court.
Born and raised in Opelousas, Louisiana, Brent now resides in Lafayette with his wife, Marae, and their four children. When away from the office, Brent spends a majority of his time coaching youth athletics, attending Boy Scout meetings, or just relaxing with family. They are faithful parishioners at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, and Brent and Marae serve as presenters for the Lafayette Diocese Offices of Marriage and Family Life program.