Mr. Carpenter grew up in Thomasville, North Carolina. There he played sports, was in the Boy Scouts, and obtained his Eagle Scout award. In 1987, he graduated from high school. In 1991, Mr. Carpenter graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Political Science. Before graduation, Mr. Carpenter made the Dean's List several times and was a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha honors society. While in law school, Mr. Carpenter worked as a legal intern at the Attorney General's Office for the State of North Carolina in Raleigh NC. In 1995, Mr. Carpenter graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law with a J.D. Mr. Carpenter also made the Deans List in law school.. Representation for: Speeding tickets,DWI and DUI charges,First time crimes; Criminal Law Defense.