Carrie Petersen is a contract attorney who works with the Law Offices of Stephen G. Cline. She has experience in criminal defense work and is prepared to walk alongside clients as they navigate through difficult circumstances.
Carrie graduated from California Western School of Law after moving to San Diego from her hometown in Oregon. In law school, she received academic honors, including recognition for her skills in trial practice.
Prior to law school, Carrie worked as a newspaper reporter, primarily covering crimes and criminal court cases. Her background as a “crime beat” journalist gives her a unique perspective on the criminal justice system and a comprehensive understanding of police activity.
Outside of the office and the courtroom, Carrie enjoys running, hiking, and surfing. She is also an active volunteer with Haiti Foundation of Hope, a non-profit organization working to improve the lives of those living in Haiti.