Stephen H. Carpenter, Jr., manages Court & Carpenter, a civilian military defense law firm which "exclusively" practices military justice. Mr. Carpenter has been ranked from 2009-2014 by one ranking service as the country's best reviewed civilian military defense lawyer.
Court and Carpenter maintains offices in Stuttgart, Germany and Seattle, Washington. Its global team of highly specialized lawyers solely focus on defending courts-martial, involuntary separations, and military investigations.
Consistent with its international focus, Court & Carpenter has been retained on military cases throughout the world, to include prior representations of Sailors in San Diego, Airmen in Montana, Soldiers in Kaiserslautern, Marines in Quantico and Coast Guardsmen in Honolulu.
Court & Carpenter represents servicemembers before the various service appelate courts as well as the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF).
Finally, Mr. Carpenter formerly served as the Chair of the prestigious Washington State Bar Section’s Legal Assistance to Military Personnel (LAMP):.http://www.wsba.org/Legal-Community/Sections/Legal-Assistance-to-Military-Personnel/LAMP-Exec-Committee.