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Carrie English

Carrie English

Chief Diversity, Inclusion & Professional Development Officer
Overview

Carrie seeks to help Husch Blackwell attorneys reach their full potential within an inclusive environment.

Carrie works with the firm’s professionals to develop their strengths and leadership skills so they may offer the best service to clients. She oversees Husch Blackwell University and other programs whose curriculums focus on the management, business development and professional skills attorneys need to move their careers and clients forward. She also oversees the firm’s pro bono program, which benefits communities while exposing timekeepers to opportunities that allow them to refine their abilities.

Carrie serves as liaison to the firm’s Executive Board and other internal committees to ensure Husch Blackwell considers important factors beyond talent when hiring and advancing employees.

She also leads the firm’s Ombuds program, which encourages a culture of respect, and the NextGen Committee, which promotes an open dialogue between attorneys with 10 or fewer years of experience and executive management.


Education

  • J.D., University of Kansas School of Law
  • B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • National Association of Law Placement
  • Professional Development Consortium
Outside the Office

Carrie spends much of her free time attending her sons’ sports games.

Carrie has two teenage sons who play baseball, football, basketball and track, so she drives to practices and attends many games. Her oldest son plays on the high school baseball team, and both boys travel on a summer league team. They are following in the footsteps of their father, who was a catcher on the baseball teams at the University of Kansas and Florida State University.

Community Leadership

Carrie actively participates in the basketball booster club at her oldest son’s school.

She organizes social events for the boys and girls basketball teams, participates in fundraisers and helps organize a cancer awareness event.

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