Carlie completed a Bachelor of Law and Business, majoring in Accounting in 2007 at Southern Cross University after receiving a scholarship from Casino RSM Club. After completing her graduate diploma of legal practice in 2008, Carlie was admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of NSW in that same year and later entered on the Register of Practitioners of the High Court of Australia allowing appearances in the Federal Courts.
Carlie has been with Mitchell Playford and Radburn since 2007. She is responsible for family law and criminal law matters and also takes instructions in other areas of law including Wills and Estate claims together with civil claims. Carlie is also on the Legal Aid Family Law Panel and will assist eligible persons to apply for Legal Aid and act on their behalf in family law matters.