HOME OUR FIRM ATTORNEYS PRACTICE AREAS COMMUNITY SERVICE NEWS AND EVENTS CONTACT US SEARCH
Carrie L. O'Brien
Carrie L. O'Brien
602.257.7414
cobrien@gustlaw.com

PRACTICE AREAS
Education Law

Carrie L. O'Brien
Carrie O'Brien concentrates her practice on education law. Carrie represents schools, school districts and other educational organizations in all types of legal matters, including data privacy and school finance issues. Carrie also assists education clients with their business needs, compliance reviews, intergovernmental agreements, lease-purchase agreements, Public Records Requests, Open Meeting Law compliance, special education litigation, and civil rights matters.

Carrie has substantial experience in the education law area. Prior to joining Gust Rosenfeld, she was the Chief Privacy Officer and Director of Legal Services for the Arizona Department of Education from 2012 to 2016. Carrie was an Assistant Attorney General at the Arizona Office of the Attorney General for six years where she represented the Arizona Department of Education.

While at the Arizona Department of Education, Carrie overhauled the handling of confidential student and teacher data and developed data protection agreements with partner agencies. She is a frequent speaker on topics related to data privacy and public records in schools.

EDUCATION
University of Notre Dame (B.A., 1997)
University of Arizona (M.P.A., 1999)
Arizona State University College of Law (J.D., 2004)

ADMISSIONS
Arizona (2004)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
State Bar of Arizona
Notre Dame Club of Phoenix (former Board Member)

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Biltmore Preparatory Academy Parent Teacher Organization (Former Co-President, 2016-17 school year)


FaceBook  Linked IN  Martindale  Super Lawyers  Best Lawyers  BestMark



FaceBook  Linked IN  Martindale  Super Lawyers  Best Lawyers  BestMark