Carmen K. Denny, JD, has lived and worked in Alaska since pipeline days. She has been a commercial fisher and vessel owner and was one of the first women to be a project manager in Chugach National Forest, supervising dozens of seasonal employees. As a counselor, commercial fishing and living in Juneau, she was directly involved in early group programs treating women abused as children. As a mediator, she was instrumental in facilitating multiple party and multiple complex issue resolutions for the Project Chariot super fund clean-up, oil spill response, and the development of various ports and waterfronts. She has facilitated village coastal management plan development efforts. Working as a family lawyer, she advocates for equitable property divisions, which acknowledge the inherent income gaps between spouses. She is an advocate for strong families and encourages counseling for mothers, fathers and children so that divorced couples can co-parent through all phases of child development.
Carmen earned her law degree at Texas Tech Univerity as a second career. She has advanced degrees in Natural Resources Development, Texas A& M and Clinical Psychology, MA Antioch University, Seattle.
Carmen K. Denny, JD, is a member in good standing with the Alaska Bar Association.