Elected Member

The Hon. Karen R. Carroll

Vernon, VT
Vermont Superior Court
Salve Regina College
Vermont Law School

Karen Carroll has been a Judge on the Vermont Superior Court since December 2000. Prior to that, she was Assistant Attorney General–Prosecutor for the Southern Vermont Drug Task Force; Special Assistant U.S. Attorney at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Vermont; and Deputy State’s Attorney at Windham County State’s Attorney’s Office. She also clerked for Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

Judge Carroll has been Chair of Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board; a member and Chair of Vermont Judiciary Criminal Division Oversight Committee; and Chairperson of Windham County Bench/Bar Committee, She has been an instructor at the Vermont Police Academy and has taught Criminal Procedure and Criminal Law at Community College of Vermont.

She is also a member of the Vermont Judiciary Employee Education Committee, the Vermont Council on Domestic Violence; and the Judicial Branch Education Committee.

EDUCATION: Salve Regina College, B.A.S; Vermont Law School, J.D.  

Areas of Expertise
Criminal Law
Juvenile Law (Criminal Law)
Family Law