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Carmen Weite

Carmen Weite is licensed to practice law in all state and federal courts in Alabama and Florida.  She represents a wide array of corporate, professional, and individual interests primarily in civil and commercial litigation arising out of business disputes, employment related matters, environmental law, insurance coverage, personal injury, product liability, and wrongful death.

 

Carmen attended Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where she graduated in the top six percent of her class.  During her third year of law school, Carmen simultaneously served as Chief Judge of the Trial Advocacy Board, Copy Editor for the Cumberland Law Review, Teaching Assistant for Basic Skills in Trial Advocacy, and an Honor Court Justice.

 

As a two-year member of Cumberland’s National Trial Team, Carmen competed in six national trial advocacy competitions and won every round in which she advocated.  In June 2017, Carmen won the Award for Best Use of Courtroom Technology at the Top Gun National Mock Trial Competition in Waco, Texas.  In November 2017, Carmen was one of four team members to win first place at the Florida National Trial Advocacy Tournament in Gainesville, Florida, where Carmen also earned individual recognition as the competition’s Best Advocate.

 

Before attending law school, Carmen received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Finance from the University of Florida.

Professional Affiliations

  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute, Young Lawyers Steering Committee
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Judge James E. Horton Inn of Court

Publications

Does Expense Sharing Among Private Pilots Constitute “Compensation” Under Section 61.113 of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958?, 148 Cumb. L. Rev. 321 (Fall 2017).

 

Personal Information

Carmen is a native of Ormond Beach, Florida.  Outside the office, she enjoys golfing, running, and is a licensed private pilot. Carmen also loves spending time with her family, friends, and dog, Cash.

Areas of Practice

Business Disputes

Civil Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Environmental Litigation

Insurance Coverage

Labor and Employment Litigation 

Product Liability

Transportation and Auto Liability

 

STATE BAR ADMISSIONS

Alabama

Florida

 

EDUCATION

Cumberland School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2018
University of Florida, B.S.B.A. Finance, 2015