Katy Beth CarrShareholder


212 South Cedar Street
Florence, AL 35630


256.718.2150 (fax)

Professional Profile

Katy Beth Carr is a shareholder in the Florence (AL) office of Carr Allison where her practice focuses on general litigation matters. Katy Beth defends employers throughout north Alabama and Tennessee in workers’ compensation claims. Her diversified practice also includes the representation of commercial motor carriers involved in catastrophic accidents. Katy Beth is a member of the firm’s accident investigation GO TEAM. Katy Beth also provides assistance to a variety of clients in north Alabama, north Mississippi, and Tennessee on premises liability, professional liability, labor and employment and general liability claims.

Katy Beth is admitted to practice in all state courts in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. She is also admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Alabama, Northern District of Mississippi, as well as the Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of Tennessee. Katy Beth is experienced in litigation and has successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of her clients.

Katy Beth earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Birmingham-Southern College (AL), receiving a distinction in Leadership Studies. She earned her Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (AL).

In addition to her legal work, Katy Beth serves as the Board of Directors president of the Florence-Lauderdale County Port Authority. Katy Beth is past Executive Board member of the Junior League of the Shoals.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice




United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama

United States District Courts, Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of Tennessee


BS, Birmingham-Southern College

JD, Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (AL)


Lauderdale County Bar Association

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (ADLA)

Florence-Lauderdale County Port Authority; Board of Directors

The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch©, 2022-2024

News Updates About Katy Beth Carr

Carr Named To The Best Lawyers in America: Ones To Watch®

Carr Allison is excited to announce that Katy Beth Carr of our Florence (AL) office has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch® 2024. She has been voted on by her peers to be included for the practice areas of Transportation Law and Workers’ […]

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New DOL Overtime Rule in Effect Jan 1, 2020

As expected, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule on September 24, 2019 regarding salaried employees and overtime pay.  Effective January 1, 2020, employees who make less than $35,568 per year are eligible for overtime pay. Under the new rule, to be exempt from overtime pay […]

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Carr Allison Attorneys Earn Defense Verdict in Federal Court

Carr Allison attorneys Katy Beth Carr (Florence, AL) and Brett Adair (Birmingham, AL) earned a defense verdict following a jury trial in the employment case of Spurling v. Total Computer Solutions in federal court in Decatur, Alabama.  The  Plaintiff claimed the Defendant owed substantial commission payments allegedly earned during employment […]

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Carr to Speak at Transportation Lawyers Association Regional Seminar

Katy Beth Carr, shareholder in the Florence, AL office, will speak at the Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA) Regional Seminar in Chicago, IL on Friday, January 25, 2019.  Katy Beth will join a panel in a seminar titled “Lost at Sea: How Defeat was Snagged from the Jaws of Victory.”  The […]

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Carr Allison Attends PLAN Late Night Event

Shareholder Judson Wells (Mobile, AL), Shareholder Katy Beth Carr (Florence, AL) and Shareholder and PLAN Chair Allan Jones (Birmingham, AL) post up for a picture at the PLAN Late Night event in San Diego, CA.

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Brake to Moderate at Annual Alabama Work Comp Seminar

Shareholder Ryan Brake will moderate the 23rd Annual North Alabama Workers’ Compensation Seminar on October 25, 2018 at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center in Florence, AL.  Shareholder Katy Beth Carr, also from the firm’s Florence, AL office, will speak on evaluating compensability and exposure in a workers’ compensation case.  The […]

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Brake, Carr and Baker to Speak at Workers’ Comp Conference

Ryan Brake will serve as moderator for the 22nd Annual North Alabama Workers’ Compensation Conference.  Additional speakers include Carr Allison attorneys Katy Beth Carr and Jennifer Baker.  Carr will speak on Workers’ Compensation, OSHA and the Injured Worker.  Baker, an attorney with Carr Allison’s Medicare Compliance Group, will discuss Medicare […]

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Carr and Hallford Elected to ADLA Board of Directors

Katy Beth Carr and Pamela Springrose Hallford were elected to the Young Lawyers’ Section Board of Directors of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association at its recent annual meeting.  Katy Beth, a shareholder in the Florence office, will represent District I.  Pam, counsel in the Dothan office, will represent District III.  […]

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Carr Allison Selects Six New Shareholders and Two New Counsel

Carr Allison is pleased to announce that Katy Beth Carr (Florence, AL), Sarah J. Cross and E. Glenn Smith, Jr. (Mobile, AL), Dixie Daimwood (Tallahassee, FL), and Angel A. Darmer and Sara Beth DeLisle (Birmingham, AL) have been named as Shareholders.  Carrie H. Bates (Birmingham, AL) and Pamela Springrose Hallford […]

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Compensability for Injury that Occurred while Undergoing Pre-Employment Physical

Hamilton v. Kenco Logistics Services, LLC (Mar. 8, 2016) The Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board in Tennessee recently affirmed the trial court’s finding that an employee’s injury that occurred while she was undergoing a pre-employment physical did not occur in the course and scope of her employment. In this case, the […]

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Brake, Carr & Daughtry to speak at 20th Annual North Alabama Human Resource Management Conference

Ryan Brake, Katy Beth Carr and Bricker Daughtry will be speaking at the 20th Annual North Alabama Human Resource Management Conference on Wednesday, June 10th.  The conference, in partnership with the Shoals Chapter Society for Human Resource Management, will be held at the University of North Alabama Commons in Florence, […]

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