Carmen Carballo is an associate in Maslon's Litigation Group who represents clients in a wide range of general commercial litigation matters.
Prior to joining Maslon, Carmen gained valuable experience working as a judicial law clerk for the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in Sioux Falls, S.D. While studying for her law degree at the University of Minnesota, she also clerked for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Minneapolis and the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.
Carmen served as online editor of the Minnesota Law Review during law school, and also worked with Professor Kristin Hickman as a research assistant examining developments in administrative law and drafting editorials for a biannual supplement to the treatise on federal administrative law.
A staunch believer in giving back to the community, Carmen volunteered as a street law instructor at the Hubert Humphrey Job Corps Center, helping at-risk youth understand their legal rights and obligations; as a law clerk volunteer for Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid; and as a diversity and inclusion mentor for under-represented students at the University of St. Thomas, where she earned her bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, in political science and communications & journalism.