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W. Chase Carpenter grew up in South Charleston, West Virginia. He is a graduate of West Virginia University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with degrees in English and Business Management with a minor in Entrepreneurship. At WVU, Chase earned the honor of becoming a member of Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi; Sigma Tau Delta; and Beta Gamma Sigma.

He went on to attend the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, where he graduated Cum Laude. Chase received a number of book awards for his outstanding work in Constitutional Law and Mediation. During law school, Chase served as President of the Association for Law and Business and was an active Project Leader and Contributor to the Florida Business Law Journal. He performed extensive research for projects in the areas of trade secret law and general business law.

After graduation, he took a position as an Associate General Counsel, performing regulatory compliance to the General Counsel for a specialty healthcare corporation in Tampa.

Prior to co-founding Carpenter Gandhi, Chase practiced as a civil ligitator at a mid-sized law firm in Tampa and as the Managing Attorney at Carpenter & McLeod, P.L. and The Law Office of W. Chase Carpenter, PLLC.


Chase's practice focuses on litigation, particularly disputes involving negligence, toxic mold, contracts, landlord/tenant issues, and personal injury.


Chase is admitted to the Florida Bar and the Middle District of Florida.

Chase lives in Tampa, Florida.


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Practice areas


  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 50%
  2. Landlord & Tenant: 20%
  3. Libel: 10%
  4. Slip and Fall: 10%
  5. Nursing Home Abuse: 10%



Hourly ($250/hour), contingent (20-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Felix Gabriel Montanez

    I worked with Mr. Carpenter on a couple of litigation matters. His demeanor in the courtroom is very impressive. I could only imagine the good he could do in front of a jury.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Jaremy J Shelton

    Professional and experienced attorney.


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    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Carpenter Gandhi, PLLC

511 W. Bay Street
Suite 367
Tampa, FL, 33606


FLMember in Good Standing201006/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Florida Legal Elite - Up & ComersFlorida Trend Magazine2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyCarpenter Gandhi, PLLC2016 - Present
Managing AttorneyThe Law Office of W. Chase Carpenter, PLLC2015 - 2016
PartnerCarpenter & McLeod, P.L.2012 - 2015
AssociateThe Ticktin Law Group, P.A.2011 - 2012
Associate General CounselComprehensive Care Corporation2010 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
South Tampa Chamber of CommerceMember2012 - Present
Law Partners Group of the South Tampa Chamber of CommerceMember2012 - Present
Florida BarMember2010 - Present
Florida Bar, Business Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Legal cases
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of FloridaLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
West Virginia UniversityEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts2007
West Virginia UniversityBusiness Administration - ManagementBS - Bachelor of Science2007