Defending Courts-Martial & Administrative Separations

The Civilian Military Defense Attorneys


Stephen H. Carpenter, Jr.

is a military law expert whose firm 
exclusively focuses on aggressively defending military members. He has been ranked in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 by one ranking service as one of the top three civilian military defense lawyers in the United States.

He has been in private practice 
for over 18-years, where he has been lead defense counsel in military criminal investigations, trials and boards. In 2011, the U.S. Department of Defense selected Stephen to serve as civilian counsel before the Military Commissions located at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Mr. Carpenter maintains a security clearance.