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Claire Traver

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Coming from a family of attorneys, Claire knew at a young age that she wanted to be a lawyer. Since the time she was 19 years old, Claire began working in law firms to gain valuable experience in the industry and learn how to effectively advocate for future clients.
“I understand that getting hurt turns your world upside-down and makes you feel powerless. My passion for assisting clients in these situations comes from wanting to help people make things right again, one day at a time."

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As a Louisiana native, Claire began her secondary education at Louisiana State University where she majored in Political Science and was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority. Claire’s passion for advocacy was solidified when she was hit by a drunk driver her senior year of college. Vowing to help others in her situation, an interest in personal injury law was sparked.

Upon graduation, Claire continued on to the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University where she received the Chancellor’s Scholarship and was a Dean’s List student. Claire earned the CALI Excellence Award in Legal Research and Writing, an award given to the top student in the class.

After her first year of law school, Claire studied abroad in Lyon, France, studying comparative law and gaining experience from a United States District Judge, Chief Judge Shelly Dick for the Middle District of Louisiana.

While at LSU Law, Claire participated in various trial competitions, including the Vinson Elkins week-long trial advocacy program where she learned from experienced trial attorneys and Judges.

Prior to joining Arnold & Itkin, Claire worked for several talented trial attorneys, and externed for United States District Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois, Jr. for the Middle District of Louisiana.

Claire graduated LSU Law with a Juris Doctorate, a Degree in Comparative Law, and a Graduate Certificate in Energy Law and Policy. After moving to Houston upon graduation, Claire joined Arnold & Itkin as a law clerk. Claire was admitted to the Texas Bar in October 2019, and proudly joined the Arnold & Itkin team as an attorney in 2020.

In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends. As a two-time LSU alumnus, Claire is an avid LSU football fan and attends as many games as possible (Geaux Tigers!).

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