Carole S. Empey

Carole S. Empey: Attorney with Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC
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Carole is a Principal with Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip and her practice focuses on litigating complex civil matters. Since beginning her career, Carole has earned a reputation for providing her clients with high quality representation. She has successfully represented individuals and Fortune 500 companies. She is proud of her balanced approach to litigation.

Whenever required, she aggressively defends her clients in products liability litigation, general liability, construction litigation, medical malpractice claims, corporate healthcare, insurance coverage disputes, managed care litigation and physician staff privilege claims. Should the matter require skilled counseling and prompt resolution, Carole has greater than 25 years of experience working closely with clients to bring matters to a satisfactory close. She represents clients in business and commercial litigation, insurance defense, premises liability, auto negligence, and medical products liability claims.

Carole has extensive experience in cross-examination and legal challenges to Plaintiff’s expert witnesses. She also advises clients in estate planning, elder law and in probate matters, has represented clients in trial and arbitration, and is an advocate for her clients inside and outside of the courtroom.

In addition to her federal and state litigation practice, Carole is a member of the Washtenaw County Bar Association, and member of the estate planning and trial practice sections. She is also a member of the Health Law Section and Probate & Estate Planning Section of the Michigan State Bar. Carole is a member of the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel, as well as the Michigan Society of Healthcare Risk Management (MSHRM) where she has served in leadership roles. Carole’s expertise has been sought to advise hospitals on risk management and liability issues in an effort to reduce risk and potential malpractice litigation.

(Also at Ann Arbor Office)

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Business Issues
  • Civil Rights, Corrections And 42 USC 1983 Litigation
  • Constitutional Law
  • Healthcare Issues
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Wills, Trusts & Estates

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
734-742-1810  Phone
734-521-2379  Fax
University Attended:
Michigan State University, B.S., 1982
Law School Attended:
Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University, J.D., Cum Laude, 1990
Year of First Admission:
1990, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan; 1990, Michigan
State Bar of Michigan (Member, Health Law, Probate & Estate Planning and Litigation Sections); Washtenaw County Bar Association; Washtenaw County (Mediator); Michigan Society of Healthcare Risk Management (Member, Chair Membership Committee).
Hobbies & interests:
Carole is passionate about finding new ways to enrich her life. She is happily married and the very proud mom of her two children. When not bragging about their accomplishments, Carole spends her time outside of work as a Parish Council member at her church, is on a variety of community boards and volunteers to support area charities. She is a passionate cook, student of wine and wine making, and is making the shift to local, organic farm to table and clean eating.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.3/5.0 (1 review)
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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Livonia, Michigan

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