Caroline Ott

Ott, Burns & Sledge, LLC


Area of Practice:

Family Law.

Mentor / hero:

Judge Leon Ford III.

The part of my job I do well:


What most people don't know about me:

I love pro football and listen to ESPN more than any other programming. 

Pet peeve:

Attorneys who don't send courtesy copies of pleadings.

Favorite music / musicians:

Simon and Garfunkel.

Favorite food:

Anything sold in a Mexican restaurant.

Currently reading:

Who has time to read?

Memorable vacation:

A tour of France, 2008.

Advice for young lawyers:

Be prepared to work longer and harder than you ever could have imagined.

Latest pursuit:

Two fabulous grandgirls, ages 5 and 1.

If you could be anyone else for a day, who would you be?

Mickey Loomis, General Manager of the New Orleans Saints.

Most important career lesson:

Never accidently wander into a federal courtroom.

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