Courtney H. Carpenter is a native of Marietta, Georgia. She began her career at Meriwether & Tharp in 2011, and provides representation in all areas of the firm’s family law practice.
Courtney earned her Juris Doctor degree from Emory University School of Law. While at Emory, Courtney participated in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society and volunteered her time at Student Legal Services, a public interest program that provides pro bono legal services to those in need in the Emory community. Additionally, Courtney worked as a research assistant to Professor Victoria F. Nourse, which allowed her to further hone her legal research and writing skills. Prior to law school, Courtney graduated magna cum laude from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science, a Minor in International Affairs, and a Certification in Professional Politics.
Courtney has a passion for helping her clients through difficult times in their lives. She works diligently to obtain the best result possible for her clients based on their individual goals. Courtney is a trained Guardian ad Litem.
Courtney enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, college football, and outdoor activities.
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2010||07/25/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2019|
|10 Best for Client Satisfaction||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2019|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2018|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Associate||Meriwether & Tharp, LLC||2011 - Present|
|Associate||Ellerin & Associates||2011 - 2011|
|Legal Intern||Cobb County Solicitor General's Office||2010 - 2010|
|Research Assistant to Victorica F. Nourse||Emory University School Of Law||2009 - 2010|
|Law Clerk||The Woodhouse Law Firm, LLC||2009 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Cobb County Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia||Member||2010 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Emory University School of Law||Juris Doctor||2010|
|Kennesaw State University||BS - Bachelor of Science||2006|
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