Rebecca Carlone

Rebecca Carlone

Rebecca Carlone is an associate attorney at Brown Law. She works on a variety of criminal defense matters, including post-conviction litigation, appeals and federal trial defense. Rebecca joined the firm in 2022 after graduating from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in 2021. During law school she was class president and moot court president. She served on the editorial board of the Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class, and received the school’s excellence in advocacy award. Rebecca worked at Brown Law as a law clerk in 2019. She has also interned at the Maryland Public Defender in the Appellate Division.

Before law school Rebecca worked in student affairs at the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine in Connecticut.


University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (J.D., 2021)
Quinnipiac University (B.A. 2016)

Bar Admission

Maryland, 2022

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