KRISTA CARMAN – Partner, Carman Law Firm
Carman is a partner with the Carman Law Firm in downtown Prescott. She graduated from Northern Arizona University in 1998 with a B.S. in Elementary and Special Education. She taught special education and left the field to study law. She graduated from ASU with a J.D. in 2002 and was admitted to the Arizona State Bar in January 2003. Carman moved to Prescott in 2004. She has been practicing plaintiff’s civil litigation since 2003. A large portion of her practice is devoted to serious injury and wrongful death matters. She has successfully litigated civil rights violations resulting in a wrongful death as well.
She is an executive board member of the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association and a member of the Northern Chapter of the Arizona Women Lawyers Association. She also participates in the State Bar Fee Arbitration Committee and is a former member of the Supreme Court Commission on Appellate Court Appointments and the Committee on Civil Justice Reform.
Carman has been retained numerous times to represent victims of crime including the families of homicide victims, assault victims, dog attack victims and drive-by shootings.
Carman and her husband and law partner, André, currently represent Prescott Unified School District for some of its legal needs, realizing her long-term goal of practicing school law. She is the President of the Prescott Unified School District Education Foundation, which feeds her passion for helping her community.
She is also a board member of the Community Pregnancy Center in Prescott. Carman loves to sing on the worship team of her church and volunteers in the nursery.
She was born in New Brunswick, Canada but was raised in Mesa, Arizona. She is married with four biological children and two foster children. She enjoys traveling with her family, being active outdoors and in the gym, playing games and reading.