Carmen Weite

Carmen Weite is licensed to practice law in all state and federal courts in Alabama and Florida and all state courts in South Carolina.  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 she 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, Young Lawyers Executive Committee
  • Defense Research Institute, Young Lawyers Steering Committee
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Judge James E. Horton Inn of Court

Publications & Presentations

  • Moderator, Professionalism in the Practice of Law, Judge James E. Horton Inn of Court (April 2021).
  • The Current Status of Expense Sharing in General Aviation, Defense Research Institute Aviation Law Committee Newsletter (Feb. 14, 2020).
  • 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, Carmen enjoys running, golfing, and spending time with her German Shorthaired Pointer, Cash. She is also a licensed private pilot.

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

South Carolina



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