Carie Allen graduated from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California in 2001. She worked as an attorney with the Missouri State Public Defender Kansas City Trial Office from 2002-2011 and at the Western Capital Division from 2011-2014. She joined the Federal Public Defender in 2014. Carie was awarded the 2012 Lon Hocker Trial Lawyer Award by the Missouri Bar Foundation, and she currently serves as an adjunct professor of trial advocacy at the University of Missouri- Kansas City School of Law.
Assistant Federal Defender