Carmen graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) and Bachelor of Laws with Second class Honours. She completed her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at Leo Cussen before being admitted to practice as a lawyer by the Supreme Court of Victoria.
Prior to joining McMahon Fearnley, Carmen practised exclusively in litigation and she continues to apply these skills each day on behalf of her clients to negotiate practical and solution-based outcomes.
Her previous experience also includes working as a volunteer at her local Community Legal Centre, as a family violence legal service volunteer at Victoria Legal Aid, and as a paralegal.
Carmen is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) and is actively involved in the LIV Young Lawyers Community Issues Committee. She is also a member of the Asian Australian Lawyers Association.