Leigh Ann Carroll

Leigh Ann Carroll (she/her/hers), Paralegal


Leigh Ann Carroll joined the Midwest Innocence Project as a paralegal in February 2018 after completing an internship with MIP. In her role, she provides case management and wrongful conviction issue analysis, helping to move cases from intake through the litigation process. Leigh Ann supports the implementation of grant awards and ensures that MIP maintains best practices in file management and case organization.


A natural helper, Leigh Ann enjoys assisting her co-workers to deliver quality legal services to clients. She sees perseverance, reliability, and compassion as key to helping those who have been wrongfully convicted prove their innocence.


When Leigh Ann isn’t working, she is reading, listening to podcasts, and spending time with her family. Passionate about travel, she is always thinking of and planning where she will travel to next.


A lifelong Kansan, Leigh Ann holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Kansas State University and a Certificate in Paralegal Studies from Johnson County Community College, where she was a Paralegal Advisory Board Student Representative. She is a member of Heartland Paralegal Association and National Association of Legal Assistants, and serves as a Co-Administrator for the Innocence Network Amicus Committee.