We Thrive On The Relationships We Build, With People Like You.

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.

Divorce · Custody · Support

Welcome to the Claire Edwards Law Firm

Our team of lawyers focuses on family law, including, but not limited to; collaborative approach, document prep, and full-scale litigation. We provide devoted representation for clients with family law concerns, including divorce. With a relationships-driven approach, we help people navigate child custody, child support, spousal support, property division, and other related issues. We also represent clients in criminal cases. We handle everything from minor charges to serious offenses, including allegations of driving under the influence, and other misdemeanors and non-capital felonies.

 

When she is not assisting clients, our founder remains deeply dedicated to the local community. Among other professional organizations, Ms. Edwards is a member of the Lafayette Bar Association, Inns of Court Acadiana Chapter, and Acadiana Cultural Latin Association. Claire Edwards works with people in the Lafayette metropolitan area and surrounding areas. Please call us at 337-233-3616 or email us at info@clairebedwards.com with any questions, concerns, or if you need us to represent you!

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ABOUT

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.

EDUCATION

  • B.A., English Literature, LSU Baton Rouge, 2009

  • J.D., Southern University Law Center, 2012

BAR MEMBERSHIP

  • Louisiana, 2012

ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • St. John Cathedral Parishioner

  • Inns of Court, Acadiana Chapter

  • Lafayette Bar Association

  • Acadiana Cultural Latin Association

  • Kappa Alpha Theta, Delta Kappa Chapter, House Board

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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 both a scary and difficult experience. We'd love to speak with you and guide your towards a beneficial solution to you - should it be solved with strategic advice or a long and tedious battle. We are here to help you.

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ABOUT

Jessica Hapak

I am a proud LSU Law Alumnus that loves 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 

 

Client Testimonials 

"Very nice and knowledgeable what she's doing and her staff if I had to use her again I would thank you so much and your staff for being so knowledgeable and nice to everybody." 
- Jonathan

CONTACT US:

321 W. Main St., Ste. 1-A Lafayette, LA 70501

info@clairebedwards.com

Office: 337-233-3616

Cell: 337-258-4491

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