Ms. Carbaugh’s main area of practice is civil litigation and criminal defense. She represents both state and federal criminal clients, with her primary focus on DUI defense and drug crimes. Ms. Carbaugh also represents juveniles that have been charged with a crime in family court and handles business and civil litigation throughout South Carolina. She is licensed to practice in both Federal District Court as well as the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Ms. Carbaugh earned her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, in English from the University of South Carolina and her law degree from the USC School of Law. As an undergraduate, she received the prestigious Caroliniana Award, and was inducted into the University of South Carolina’s Hall of Leaders.
Ms. Carbaugh has a diverse background that includes work as a former State Prosecutor for the 5th Judicial Circuit of South Carolina. While at the Solicitor’s Office, she assisted in prosecuting a wide range of criminal cases and developed a unique understanding of the criminal judicial process here in South Carolina. Ms. Carbaugh is a member of the South Carolina Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the South Carolina Association for Justice.