Carmen Clark handles a wide variety of civil and criminal matters, including personal injury, police misconduct and insurance disputes. She also has a particular focus on assisting victims with asserting their rights. She is a former magistrate and brings that experience to finding the most efficient solutions for her clients.
Ms. Clark has been practicing law in Alaska since 1987. She is the former Chief Prosecutor for the Municipality of Anchorage, an office responsible for a geographic area approximately the size of Rhode Island and filing some 6,000 criminal cases per year. She was supervisor of the appellate and intake sections as well as an active trial attorney prior to that position. An effective litigator, she has been on the faculty of the United States Department of Justice National Advocacy Center, the National Institute of Trial Attorneys, and the University of Alaska Justice department. She is currently a member of the Alaska Bar Association Appellate Law section. She enjoys a reputation as an excellent legal researcher, writer, and oral advocate. She joined Ingaldson Fitzgerald in 2014 after eight years as magistrate judge for the State of Alaska. Her criminal practice includes the successful representation of individuals in cases ranging from simple impaired driving to complex international fish and wildlife offenses. Her civil practice includes appellate administrative law, particularly the representation of medical and real estate practitioners, police officers, and unions. She is a graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Law at Fayetteville where she was chairwoman of the Moot Court Team and editor of the alternative newspaper.