Cathy L. Carroll
Cathy joined the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group as a litigation paralegal in July 2003. and has been a litigation paralegal for over 27 years. She served as a paralegal manager for FBT’s Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia offices from 2010 to 2013. In that capacity, Cathy was responsible for coordinating paralegal workload needs and supervising paralegals, project assistants and other professionals in those offices.
Prior to becoming a paralegal, Cathy worked in management and accounting. She graduated magna cum laude from Sullivan University and participated on their paralegal advisory board for several years following her graduation. Throughout her career, Cathy has worked primarily in insurance defense. She obtained her insurance adjuster's license from the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the early 1990s. Her paralegal work has been focused on labor and employment litigation, trucking industry claims, fire and explosion cases, subrogation and third party recovery. She has also worked in workers' compensation, and complex commercial litigation, and has extensive trial experience. Cathy assists with all aspects of litigation of our clients' cases, with a focus on document review, document production and trial preparation. She is accustomed to recent project management trends and has participated in the firm’s project management initiatives. Cathy has assisted with several union avoidance campaigns and works closely with attorneys to prepare them for trial, mediation and arbitration.
Memberships & Affiliations
- Louisville Association of Paralegals, Past President, Board Member and Committee Chair
- Louisville Bar Association, Paralegal Member
- Kentucky Paralegal Association
Civic & Charitable Organizations
- American Cancer Society
- American Lung Association
- FBT Metro United Way Committee
- FBT Fund for the Arts Committee
Non-FBT Publications and Events
Cathy has presented at several workers' compensation and trial preparation seminars offered by various legal educators And has served as a panelist in a paralegal ethics seminar presented by the Kentucky Paralegal Association.