Judge Carney was appointed to the Larimer County Court in 1998, after having practiced law for approximately 17 years. Her cases consist of civil matters with a jurisdictional limit of $15,000 and criminal cases comprised of misdemeanor and traffic offenses.
Judge Carney received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Colorado. She is currently the presiding County Court Judge for Larimer County and was the 2011 recipient of the Conrad Ball Award for her contributions toward improving the quality of justice in Larimer County. Judge Carney also received the Colorado Judicial Institute’s Judicial Excellence Award for a County Court Judge in November, 2011, for outstanding service on the Bench.