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Carson Croft

Attorney

With over 20 years of experience as an employment attorney and human resources professional, Carson Croft represents companies and individuals in all types of workplace disputes. As a legal advocate, she enjoys shepherding her clients through difficult situations and counseling them through their employment–related issues. She represents and counsels business and individuals about numerous employment issues, including:

  • Discrimination claims
  • Harassment/hostile work environment claims
  • Retaliation claims
  • Overtime/wage and hour claims
  • Equal Pay Claims
  • Family & Medical Leave Act claims
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act matters
  • Employment contract claims
  • Unpaid wages, bonuses and commissions
  • Drafting and updating employment handbooks and policies
  • Drafting employment contracts
  • Drafting physician employment agreements
  • Analysis of severance agreements
  • Analysis of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements

Carson is admitted to practice in all Texas state courts, all federal district courts in Texas, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. She has consecutively held her Senior Professional in Human Resources designation since 2003 from HR certification Institute. Carson is a fifth generation native Texan from Tyler, Texas who now lives with her husband and daughter in East Dallas. She attended Lake Highlands High School.

Carson obtained her law degree from Southern Methodist university’s Dedman School of Law in 1997, after graduating from the University of Texas at Dallas with honors. She served as the Managing Editor of the SMU Law Review Association from 1996-97, and she was also an SMU Barrister, a designation for those belonging to the honorary service organization of law students elected on the basis of scholarship, leadership, achievement and character.

Carson was admitted to practice law in 1997, and she is a member of the Dallas and American Bar Associations. When not practicing law, Carson and her family enjoy trying to make a success of their backyard, organic vegetable garden. She is happy to dispense advice not only about employment matters, but also about raised-bed gardening.

Bar admissions

  • Texas, 1997
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

Education

  • J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1997
  • B.S., University of Texas at Dallas, 1988

Professional associations

  • Dallas and American Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Texas