The Honorable Carla Baldwin Carry is currently a United States Magistrate Judge for the District of Nevada in Reno. Prior to her elevation to the bench, she served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the criminal division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Nevada for 8 years. During her tenure as an AUSA, Judge Carry specialized in prosecuting crimes against children, complex white-collar cases, and public corruption. Judge Carry served as the District of Nevada’s Coordinator for the Project Safe Childhood initiative, the Northern Nevada Financial Crimes Task Force, and as the District of Nevada’s Elections Coordinator.
Prior to becoming a federal prosecutor, Judge Carry was an associate attorney with the law firm of McDonald Carano Wilson LLP where her practice focused primarily in the areas of appellate, commercial, civil, and privacy related litigation. In addition, Judge Carry served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Procter R. Hug, Jr. on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Honorable Peter I. Breen on the Second Judicial District Court for Washoe County, Nevada. Judge Carry has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech Communications with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Nevada, Reno and has a juris doctorate degree, with great distinction, from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.