FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, March 18, 2020 – Stephen H. Carpenter, Jr., the managing attorney at Court & Carpenter, PC, has been selected to the 2020 Lawyers of Distinction list. Lawyers of Distinction Members are recognized for their excellence in the practice of law and are chosen by a vetted selection committee.
Lawyers of Distinction award winners are specifically chosen through a rigorous evaluation and screening process led by the Lawyers of Distinction selection committee, which utilizes a U.S. Provisional Patent. This program produces a score of between one and five for a selection of 12 enumerated factors designed to recognize an applicant’s achievements.
“We are pleased to announce that Stephen H. Carpenter, Jr., the managing attorney at Court & Carpenter, PC, has been selected to the 2020 Lawyers of Distinction list.” – Lawyers of Distinction
Award winner and managing military attorney of Court & Carpenter, Stephen H. Carpenter Jr., has served as a Court-Martial Defense Lawyer in addition to publishing a series of articles on the topic of military justice, including A PTSD Primer: When Good Soldiers Do Bad Things; Guantanamo 101: Rejecting Cruel, Unusual and Degrading Justice; and Defending Gay Soldiers Who Defend America.
Carpenter’s academic achievements include a bachelor’s degree in Government and Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia in 1990 and a Juris Doctor degree in Law from the University of Oregon in 1995.
In Addition, Carpenter has served as an adjunct professor in trial advocacy at the University of Washington, School of Law. During his career, he has also trained oral advocacy techniques for the Attorney General’s Office, the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, the American Bar Association and Seattle Academy.
Court & Carpenter is a military only defense practice. Court & Carpenter selectively advocates on behalf of members of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard and the various state National Guards. The firm has represented officers and enlisted members of all ranks, rates and grades. Their heavily experienced military defense lawyers regularly appear in court-martial, administrative boards and before appellate panels.