Candace Carroll

Candace Carroll
Office: Warren Hall 109D

Adjunct Professor of Law

  • JD, 1974, Duke University Law School
  • BBA, 1969, George Washington University

Areas of Expertise

Professor Carroll is an appellate practitioner with more than 40 years’ experience handling appeals in the federal, state, and bankruptcy appellate courts. Her cases have encompassed a wide range of subjects, including contract disputes, insurance and indemnity issues, wrongful termination, intellectual property, personal injury, constitutional issues, and complex family law matters.

Professional Experience

Carroll has 30 years of practice with Sullivan Hill; prior to that, she spent seven years in the Appellate Court Branch of the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C., and a year serving as court law clerk to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. She has taught seminars in Advanced Legal Writing at Duke University and the University of San Diego Law Schools, and for several years has co-supervised students in the Appellate Clinic at the University of San Diego Law School.

Honors and Affiliations

A graduate of Duke University Law School, Carroll was honored in 2009 with the Law School’s Charles S. Rhyne Award, given to an alumna whose career as a practicing attorney has demonstrated the highest standards of professionalism and personal integrity. She holds an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating with Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in the field of Appellate Law in 2007 and 2011-2018. She was also named a Top San Diego Lawyer by San Diego Magazine in 2015-2018. The San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) awarded her Outstanding Attorney of the Year for their 2018 Service Awards.