Carrie Blackwood - Bellingham and Skagit County Attorney

Contact Information

Phone: (360) 733-0212

Practice Areas

Employment Law

Carrie Blackwood

Carrie provides practical and effective legal counsel on a variety of employment and labor law matters including discipline and performance, workplace investigations, legal compliance, and labor relations. She joined Barron Smith Daugert, PLLC in the winter of 2018 and brings two decades of knowledge and experience in the law of the workplace.

Prior to joining the firm, Carrie represented union workers as Senior Legal Counsel, Training and Development Director, and Lead Negotiator – supporting the resolutions of countless workplace conflicts through reasoned counsel, negotiation, advocacy, mediation, administrative hearings, and arbitration.

Throughout her education and career she has continually worked with ethnically diverse and socially disadvantaged populations as a leader, activist, and mentor to collectively achieve social justice in every arena including educational, legal, and employment access. Carrie is an appointed member of the Washington State Bar Association Diversity Committee, volunteers with Law Advocates, is a long-time mentor for the Law, Diversity and Justice Program at Fairhaven College, and is active in various organizations in our community.

She shares her passion for travel, the outdoors, learning and the natural world with her husband and two children.

She is a graduate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law where she concentrated in Labor and Employment Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College’s Law and Diversity Program.

Admission to Practice:

–  State of Washington

Washington State Bar Association Appointments:

–  Diversity Committee

Professional Affiliations:

–  Washington State Bar Association

–  Whatcom County Bar Association

–  Skagit County Bar Association

–  Latinx Bar Association

–  Whatcom Women Lawyers

–  WSBA Labor and Employment Law Section