A native of Elyria who has lived in Lorain since 1998, Connie Carr is a transactional attorney with a private practice focused on general business law, commercial real estate, mergers and acquisitions, securities and financing (both public and commercial). Connie earned her law degree in 1990 from The American University, Washington College of Law in Washington, DC. She graduated with a B.A. in speech communications/broadcasting at Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio in 1983 and also in 1983, attended the Institute of Comparative Political and Economic Systems held at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
Prior to being reappointed to the Port Authority’s board of directors in 2013, Connie served on its board from 2000 to 2007. She is also on the board of trustees of Fast Track Cycling, a Cleveland-based nonprofit that operates a velodrome in Slavic Village, and serves on the Grants Committee of the Community Foundation of Lorain County. For eleven years (2001 – 2012), Connie also served as president of the board of directors of the Lakeshore Community Credit Union headquartered in Avon Lake.
In addition to publishing the Ohio Real Estate Law Blog (www.ohiorelaw.com), Connie occasionally writes for Crain’s Cleveland Business as a guest blogger on commercial real estate topics.