Stephen C. Carleton

Attorney, Carelton, Loraso & Herbert LLC

Stephen C. Carleton, a Lake Charles native, is a 1981 graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Arts in History, and is a 1984 graduate of the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center.

Carleton, partner of Carleton, Loraso & Hebert LLC, practices primarily in the areas of product liability, labor and employment law, construction, and insurance defense claims, including environmental litigation.  He has successfully defended manufacturers and sellers in numerous products liability cases.  His labor and employment experience includes the successful defense of clients involved in claims of discrimination and harassment, as well as retaliatory discharge litigation.

Carleton is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state and federal courts and the United States Supreme Court.  He is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rating, the highest rating award, in recognition of his highly regarded legal skills and professional ethics.

Carleton is a member of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, and Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel.

He maintains strong civic and philanthropic connections, including past president and member of the Baton Rouge Kiwanis Club, member and past administrative board member of First United Methodist Church, volunteer legal counsel and patient visitor for Baton Rouge Hospice, volunteer and past board member for Kairos of Louisiana Prison Ministry, Baton Rouge Bar Association Youth Education Committee member and past chairman, member of Inter-Civic Council of Baton Rouge, and alumnus of BRAC’s Baton Rouge Leadership, Class of 2011.