Carrie R. Guest

Raleigh, North Carolina
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Carrie focuses her practice on representing individuals who have been injured by defective pharmaceuticals and defective medical devices. Since joining Martin & Jones, Carrie has obtained more than $10 million in settlements or awards for clients from all over the country who were injured by defective pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices.

Before joining Martin & Jones, Carrie worked for an internationally recognized defense firm in Texas. She spent years honing her trial advocacy skills by defending large corporations and insurance companies. With time, she realized that her skills and ideologies were better suited towards representing the people injured by defective drugs and failed medical devices. She has practiced in the areas of medical malpractice, premises liability, toxic tort, and products liability. Carrie is licensed to practice in North Carolina and Texas.

Carrie received her undergraduate degree from Southern Methodist University where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa. She graduated with honors from Washington and Lee University School of Law, where she attained several honors and awards, including the American Jurisprudence Award in Wills, Estates and Trusts, and served as a writer and editor of the Capital Defense Journal. After graduating from law school, Carrie clerked for the Honorable Hal Cobb, a federal judge in the U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

Carrie has four active teen and young adult children and spends a great deal of time playing and watching sports. She enjoys running, cycling, golf and all things competitive.

(Cases or matters referenced do not represent the law firm’s entire record. Each case is unique and must be evaluated on its owns merits. The outcome of a particular case cannot be predicated upon a lawyer’s or a law firm’s past results. Unless otherwise specified, each of the following matters was contested on liability and/or damages, the opposing parties were represented, the matters involved complex legal and/or factual issues, and the law firm was successful in collecting the amounts stated. Case summaries are from 2000 through the present.)

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With High Honors
  • Southern Methodist University
    • B.A.
    • Honors: With High Honors
  • North Carolina
  • Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina
  • Honorable Hal Cobb, Federal Judge in the U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Law Clerk, 1991 – 1992
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP