OCTOBER 2020 UPDATE
Welcome to Claire Edwards Law Firm where we serve family law, criminal defense, injury, and wills and estate planning clients.
For COVID-19 purposes, we are following Governor Edwards' orders. This means we are working remotely to meet client needs during regular business hours.
Please call us at 337-233-3616 or email us at with any questions, concerns or if you need us to represent you in a case or prepare estate planning documents for you!
CLAIRE EDWARDS + JESSICA HAPAK
Attorney's at Law
Conflict Happens. Whether your experience is an injury, an arrest, or a divorce, this conflict brings legal challenges. This can be a scary and difficult experience. Whether it can be solved with some strategic advice or a long and tedious battle, we are here to help.
Claire Bergeron Edwards
Reading and writing bring me joy, and I focused my interests at an early age on the law because it is full of written details. Soon I learned that the complexity and structure of the law are also hugely appealing to me. Then, as I began attending court, drafting pleadings, and maintaining correspondence, I discovered I love advocating on behalf of my clients and protecting individuals’ rights.
Advocating for the rights my clients hold dear frees them to focus on their work and live their lives. And that matters as much to me as it does to them.
B.A., English Literature, LSU Baton Rouge, 2009
J.D., Southern University Law Center, 2012
St. John Cathedral Parishioner
Inns of Court, Acadiana Chapter
Lafayette Bar Association
Acadiana Cultural Latin Association
Camp Bon Coeur, Hearty Party Committee
Kappa Alpha Theta, Delta Kappa Chapter, House Board
I am a proud LSU Law Alumnus.
I love to cook, hike, and watch LSU sports!
EDUCATION: B.S., American Political Studies and Political Science, Northern Arizona University, 2015
J.D., Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, 2019
BAR MEMBERSHIP: Louisiana, 2019
ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERSHIPS: Public Interest Law Society facilitating volunteer campaigns for local charities
Undergoing a serious family law issue can make you feel confused about your future and how to protect your family and assets. Divorce, child custody, and support disputes are difficult experiences and emotionally taxing. Before making any rash decisions, speak with an attorney who can pave the road for the legal process peculiar to family law and take a relationships driven approach.
321 W. Main St., Ste. 1-A
Lafayette, LA 70501
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"Claire helped me to understand my rights and helped me fight for what was right. She is Great at what she does! I felt that she not only was doing her job when working on my case but actually cared about me as a client."