Tara W. LockettShareholder


6251 Monroe Street
Suite 200
Daphne, AL 36526


251-626-8928 (fax)

Professional Profile

Tara W. Lockett is a shareholder in the firm’s Mobile, Alabama office.  Her practice areas include the defense of workers’ compensation claims, retaliation cases, employment claims and premises liability (retail practice).  She represents several insurance companies and self insureds in employment matters in Alabama.  Tara earned her BA from the University of South Alabama and her JD from the University of Alabama School of Law.

Tara is a speaker on workers’ compensation issues for the Alabama Department of Industrial Relations (Alabama Department of Labor) and frequently conducts in-house educational sessions on this topic for several insurance carriers and third party administrators.  In addition, she has tried cases to verdict in both bench and jury trials and represented insureds in labor disputes in arbitration hearings.

A member of the Mobile County Bar Association, Baldwin County Bar Association and the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Organization, Tara is also a graduate of the Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum.  She has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© (2016-2018) in the area of workers’ compensation and served as Chair of the Alabama State Bar Workers’ Compensation Division (2016-2017), previously serving as Vice President.  Tara has an AV Preeminent rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

Outside of the office, Tara enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice


United States District Court, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama


BA, University of South Alabama

JD, University of Alabama School of Law


Alabama State Bar; Chair, Workers’ Compensation Division, 2016-2017

Mobile Bar Association

American Bar Association

Alabama Workers’ Compensation Organization

IADC Trial Academy graduate

Alabama Board of Bar Examiners, 2010

The Best Lawyers of America, 2016-2018

News Updates About Tara W. Lockett

24 Carr Allison Attorneys Recognized by Best

Carr Allison is excited to announce that 24 attorneys, across three states, have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 for excellence in their respective practice areas.   In Alabama: · Birmingham office: o Brett Adair (Employment Law) o Russell Q. Allison (Insurance Law) o C. Steven Ball (Commercial […]

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Best Lawyers Recognizes 23 Carr Allison Attorneys

Carr Allison is excited to announce that 23 attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©  2018 for their excellence in practice areas that include:  Appellate, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Construction Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability, Medical Malpractice, Labor and Employment, and Workers’ Compensation. Included from […]

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Lockett Wins Defense Verdict

On June 19, 2017, shareholder Tara W. Lockett from the Mobile, Alabama office received a defense verdict following a worker’s compensation trial on June 1, 2017 in Conecuh County, Alabama.  At trial, Plaintiff asserted he was permanently and totally disabled and in addition to seeking indemnity benefits asserted he had […]

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Lockett Serves on Community College Presidential Advisory Committee

Tara W. Lockett, a shareholder in the firm’s Daphne, Alabama office was appointed by State Representative Adline Clarke to serve on the Bishop State Community College’s Presidential Advisory Committee and recently concluded her service.  The purpose of the committee was to aid the Chancellor and the Board for the Alabama […]

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Mobile Office Participates in American Cancer Society Walk

Employees of Carr Allison’s Mobile office and their families participated in the annual American Cancer Society of South Alabama Walk for the Cure for breast cancer on Saturday, October 29, 2016.  The 4 mile walk began at 8:00 a.m. at Bienville square in downtown Mobile.  The walk was to raise […]

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Thirteen Carr Allison Attorneys listed to Best Lawyers in America for 2017

Carr Allison is pleased to announce that 13 attorneys were recently listed to 2017 Best Lawyers in America for their excellence in Appellate Practice, Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation and Worker’s Compensation.  Included in our Birmingham office are:  Russell Q. Allison (Insurance Law),  Charles F. Carr (Personal Injury Litigation and […]

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Lockett Elected

On June 23, 2016, at the annual Alabama State Bar meeting, Tara W. Lockett a Shareholder in the Mobile office, was elected as President of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Alabama State Bar.  

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