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Village Elementary PATT (Past President)

Coronado Lion’s Club

Coronado Junior Woman’s Club (Past President)

Coronado Chamber of Commerce




Bachelor of Science, cum laude

Business Administration

Bryant College, Smithfield, RI


Juris Doctor

Catholic University, School of Law

Washington, DC


Master of Laws

Univ. of San Diego, School of Law

Environmental Law Concentration





Law Offices of Carrie Anne Downey

1313 Ynez Place, Coronado


Adjunct Professor

Univ. of San Diego, School of Law


Retired Naval JAG Officer

Carrie’s daughters attend CUSD Schools: Rebecca (14) at Coronado High, Samantha (10) at Village Elementary and Charlotte (12) at CMS.

Councilmember Downey was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1994.  With the help of her daughters and boundless energy she continues to practice law and serve in elected and volunteer capacities.