Carlin has been a legal assistant and paralegal for more than 20 years. A native Oregonian, Carlin received a Masters in Teaching English from Lewis and Clark, and a B.A. in Journalism and French Literature from Stanford University. Carlin loves working in family law and with her compassionate approach to the cases she handles, likes to think of herself as a midwife for clients experiencing major changes to their family.
Carlin has two grown sons and an overprotective dachshund, and enjoys cooking, gardening, reading, and watching television and movies in her spare time.