Court and Carpenter
Court and Carpenter

The Best Ranked Court-Martial Defense Lawyer

The Law Offices of Court & Carpenter, PC

   A Former JAG Lawyer - Nearly 70 years Experience

Protecting Your Military Career, Your Road to Retirement, and Your Family's Financial Security


This firm exclusively represents active duty servicemembers in all military branches who are currently facing a Court-martial, Involuntary separation or other Adverse action. 

Global Military Defense Offices

The Law Offices of Court & Carpenter PC are located in Kaiserslautern, Germany and Seattle, Washington. Over the past decade its civilian military defense lawyers have represented active duty members throughout the United States, Europe and the Far East. By way of example, in 2017, Mr. Carpenter defended multiple sexual assault prosecutions which resulted in "full acquittals" at Ft. Lewis, Ft. Sam Houston, and Kaiserslautern, Germany.   



The Highest Rated Military Defense Lawyer 

Stephen H. Carpenter, Jr. is currently the "Best Reviewed" Court-martial Defense Lawyer in the nation according to the leading authority on attorney evaluations (Practice area: "Military law") During his 23 year legal career, Stephen has earned dozens of "Not Guilty" verdicts in Courts-martial ranging in variety from sexual assault, murder, involuntary manslaughter and BAH Fraud. Stephen's track record of courtroom succcess is unmatched. Stephen's trial advocacy skills, as a former adjunct professor and lecturer, have also been taught to hundreds of fellow lawyers and law students alike.

Court-Martial Options and Extraordinary Results

There are few things in life that can upset one's emotions like facing a Court-martial or involuntary separation board.

Therefore, whatever your rank, worldwide location, charged offense, or circumstance, your invaluable life, or the life of your loved one, deserves more than just a competent legal defense.

Along with the wise insights of Mr. David Court, Court & Carpenter PC has effectively been serving military clients for nearly 70 years. 


Who We Are

Court & Carpenter PC is exclusively dedicated to defending men and women in uniform. The firm and its Of Counsel branch offices are located in Seattle, Stuttgart and Boston. The paramount mission is to strictly defend active duty members facing courts-martial, involuntary separation boards and military investigations.


Our lawyers are experienced advocates, indeed many of us have previously served as Judge Advocates in the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps. Military Clients facing adverse actions have retained Court & Carpenter to defend them throughout the world. 



What We Do

Court & Carpenter PC only represents Clients who face adverse actions, military justice and other disciplinary matters. We selectively advocate 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. Our heavily experienced lawyers regularly appear in courts-martial, administrative boards and before appellate panels.


Court & Carpenter also routinely advises servicemembers about the best tactics to take when addressing command investigations. Our firm, unlike others that perfunctorily boast young and brash lawyers that self-servingly claim to be the best, is comprised of truly experienced advocates with long established track records. 



Court & Carpenter PC

Army - Air Force - Marine Corps - Navy - Coast Guard

CONUS - OCONUS Seattle - Kaiserslautern

Contact us for a free consultation

+1 (206) 357-8434


or send us your questions online

1700 Seventh Avenue,

Suite 2100
98101 Seattle

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