Born in Paris, Missouri, July 1, 1953. Married W. Howard Tanzey January 5, 1974. Mother of two children, Collin and Jordan.
A Brief Biography
Carla initially joined the Brett and Erdel law firm in September, 1979 when she left her position in Jefferson City, Missouri, as an attorney for the State Highway Commission. She continued with the firm until her appointment to the bench in 2007. After serving a four year term as the 12th Circuit Drug Court Commissioner, she rejoined the firm in November, 2011.
Carla concentrates her practice in family law, juvenile law, real estate law, estate and probate practice.