Carra Miller


Carra primarily practices Admiralty and Maritime Law and General Civil Litigation.

In her Admiralty and Maritime Law practice, she represents shipowners, agents, charterers, maritime employers, and contractors in all areas of disputes or claims, including personal injury and death cases, vessel collisions and allisions, surges, contract disputes, and commercial disputes.

Carra also practices general civil litigation on behalf of individuals and business entities, whom she represents in cases involving contractual disputes, easement disputes, property damage, and personal injury defense. She also represents individuals in the area of Wills and Estates Litigation.


B.S., Maritime Administration, Texas A&M University, 2012
J.D., Tulane University Law School, 2016
Certificate in Maritime Law, Tulane University Law School, 2016

Admitted to Bar

State Bar of Texas
State Bar of Louisiana
U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Texas

Practice Areas

Maritime Law
General Civil Litigation
Estate Planning and Probate

Professional Activities

Professional Activities

State Bar of Texas, Corporations Advisory Board, past member
Corpus Christi Bar Association
San Antonio Bar Association
Houston Bar Association

Corpus Christi Young Lawyers Association, Treasurer
Propeller Club of the United States – Port of Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi Bar Association
Coastal Bend Women Lawyers Association
Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
Women’s International Shipping and Trade Association
Maritime Law Association of the United States
Texas Aggie Bar Association
Texas Bar College

Civic Activities

The Association of Former Students of Texas A&M
Sea Aggie Former Student Network

Publications and Presentations:

  • Presentation and paper, Recent Maritime Law Developments in the Fifth, Ninth and Tenth Circuits, Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, June 2019.
  • Presentation, Admiralty and Maritime Law, Brown Bag Lunch Series, Texas Maritime Museum, February 2019.
  • Comment, Black Gold Beneath the Loblolly Pines: The Takings Clause and Hydraulic Fracturing in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, 28 Envtl. L. J. 409 (2015), cited by James A. Kushner, Subdivision Law & Growth Management, ch. 3, § 3:7, at 78-79 (2016).
  • Recent Development, Proposed Plastic Bag Restrictions in New Orleans: New Orleans, La. Carryout Bag Regulations (Proposed Nov. 19, 2015), 29 Envtl. L. J. 383 (2017).

No designation has been made by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for a Certificate of Special Competence in this area.