Carolyn (Carrie) R. Tatkin is a partner at Radix Law, with a practice focused on consumer and business bankruptcy, representing both creditors and debtors. With more than 35 years of legal experience, Carrie is adept at handling all aspects of her clients’ bankruptcy matters. She also focuses on non-bankruptcy resolutions for clients with complex financial challenges. She enjoys counseling her clients, prioritizes open communication, and particularly values the trust that they place in her. Over the years, she has also practiced in the fields of commercial litigation, insurance bad faith litigation, construction defect litigation as well as general business and commercial law.
Her experience includes trial and appellate work in both state and federal courts including the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Carrie joined the firm in early 2009, shortly after it was founded. She enjoys professional development and mentoring her less experienced bankruptcy colleagues. Carrie takes pride in her ability to share her always-expanding knowledge of bankruptcy law with others. She has presented numerous seminars covering many bankruptcy topics. She also assists some clients on a reduced fee and pro bono basis through the Arizona State Bar lawyer referral services and the Maricopa County Bar’s Volunteer Lawyer’s Program. She also volunteers her time with the Arizona Bankruptcy Court’s Self-Help Center, helping consumers navigate their way through the sometimes overwhelming process of filing bankruptcy.
Carrie is a member of the Arizona State Bar Association, the Maricopa County Bar Association, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Arizona Consumer Bankruptcy Counsel, and the American Bankruptcy Institute. She is proud to be an alumna of the Arizona Bankruptcy American Inn of Court, which promotes excellence in legal advocacy and encourages civility within the profession.
A native of Ohio and a proud Buckeye, Carrie received a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Ohio State University and her law degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Her husband, David, is also an attorney and they have two grown children. Carrie spends every free moment she can with her horse.