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Caroline Barrineau is an attorney practicing workers’ compensation defense in the firm’s Charlotte, North Carolina, office. Her workers’ compensation defense practice centers on the defense of employers, insurance carriers, self-insured corporations, third party administrators, and claims servicing agencies in all stages of the litigation process.  Caroline counsels clients from initial claim evaluation through litigation, mediation, and appeal.  She advises clients in numerous areas of job-related injury claims including:

  • Occupational Exposure
  • Orthopaedic Injuries
  • Permanent and Total Disability
  • Psychiatric/Psychological Overlay
  • Repetitive Trauma

Caroline is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law where she was the Managing Editor of the First Amendment Law Review.  Prior to receiving her Juris Doctor from UNC, Caroline attended the University of Georgia earning her Bachelor of Science in Psychology cum laude.

Client satisfaction being a top priority for Caroline, she believes communicating with clients on a regular basis is critical to attaining a high level of client satisfaction.  She regularly updates clients on the status of matters and reviews the smallest details of each claim.

Associations & Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2017
  • Georgia Bar, 2017



  •  J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 2016
  • B.S., cum laude, University of Georgia, 2012