Stephen H. Carpenter, Jr., manages Court & Carpenter, a civilian defense firm which "exclusively" practices military law. Stephen has been ranked in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 by one ranking service as one of the three best civilian military defense lawyers in the country. Mr. Carpenter has been advocating for clients for nearly twenty years. He received a Honorable discharge from...Show more
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Posted by: a Military Law client about 1 year ago.
I can't begin to express how thankful I am that we were lucky enough to have Mr Carpenter represent my son. Not only is he a great lawyer but a great...
Posted by: Chris 9 months ago.
When I came under investigation for sexual assault I knew that I was going to need above satisfactory representation in the event I was charged and...
Spokane, WAOver 1 year ago
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I had the opportunity to work as co-counsel with Stephen Carpenter on an Army Administrative Separation board. Mr. Carpenter compiled a powerful list...
Seattle, WAOver 5 years ago
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Stephen is a brilliant trial attorney with experience in criminal defense in military and white collar contexts. He is as thoughtful as he is...
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1999 Commissioned in Military Law
US Army JAG School - Charlottesville, VA
2008 Certified Trial Advocacy Instructor
National Institiute for Trial Advocacy (NITA)
2010- 2013 Chair & Vice-Chair
Washington State Bar Association, Legal Assistance to Military Personnel (LAMP) Section
2012 Branding a Soldier With ‘Personality Disorder’
2011 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: When Good Soldiers Do Bad Things
2011 Best Strategies for Defending Murder Cases
2010 Discrediting Complaining Witnesses in Sexual Assault Cases