Carrie Wood joined Ohio Justice and Policy Center in May 2021 as a Senior Attorney. She previously served as Assistant District Attorney in the Conviction Integrity Unit (CIU) of the Office of the Philadelphia District Attorney. Before joining the CIU, Ms. Wood worked as an Assistant Public Defender in the Appellate Division of the Hamilton County Public Defender; and the Appeals and Post-Conviction Department of the Office of the Ohio Public Defender.
Ms. Wood joined the Ohio Public Defender after working at the Ohio Innocence Project. Ms. Wood completed her undergraduate studies at Cornell University, where she majored in Engineering. Following her graduation from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, Ms. Wood worked in the Bronx Criminal Defense Practice of the Legal Aid Society in New York City providing legal representation in criminal matters at the trial level.