Carpenter & Carpenter, P.C.
Trial Attorneys -- Est. 1995
AV Rated
Sugar Land, Texas
Experienced Recognized Respected







Brent Carpenter

Brent is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and a member of The College of the State Bar of Texas.  He is a sustaining member of American Trial Lawyers Association, a past chair of the Products Liability Section of American Trial Lawyers Association, a director of Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Attorneys Information Exchange Group, a director of Houston Trial Lawyers Association and a past President of the Fort Bend Bar Association.  He is also a member of the American Bar Association and Houston Bar Association. He has been listed in Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in America, and Outstanding Young Men in America

Brent received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas in Austin in 1982. He received his J.D. from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas in 1986. From 1986 to 1990 he was an associate in the firm of Waldman, Smallwood, & Grossman. In 1990 he became a named shareholder in the firm of Waldman, Smallwood, Grossman & Carpenter, P.C. In May of 1995 Brent and his wife Kathy formed the firm of the Law Offices of Brent Carpenter, P.C. in Sugar Land, Texas, which became Carpenter & Carpenter, P.C.

Brent was instrumental in setting up Suburban Roof Crush Testing, the Toyota Litigation Group, Tire/Wheel Mismatch Group, and Multi-piece Wheel Litigation Group. He has written and presented papers and articles on such topics as Tire/Wheel Mismatch -16/16.5, Toyota Litigation, How to Interface with the Workers Compensation Case and the Employer in Products Liability Litigation, Initial Investigation of a Product Case, Protective Orders, Contention Interrogatories, Scope of Discovery in Product Litigation, Brakes (Relating to Tractor Trailer Accidents) and The Use of Computers and Power Point in Litigation.

Brent has handled or is currently handling products cases against Toyota, Ford, General Motors, Firestone, The Budd Co., Massey-Ferguson, FMC, Wilkie Manufacturing Co., Olin/Winchester, Honda, Nissan, Isuzu, Mazda, Yamaha, Henny Penny, Montgomery-Kone, Fruehauf, Cosco and Evenflo.

Kathy Carpenter

Kathy is the managing shareholder in the firm, a member of the Fort Bend Bar Association, Houston Bar Association and is a director of Texas Trial Lawyers Association.  She has been listed in Who's Who in America.

Kathy received her undergraduate degree from the University of Dallas where she graduated cum laude in 1980.  She received her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 1983.  From 1984 to 1988 she was an associate in the firm of McColloch, Ellis & Payne, where she handled insurance defense and insurance subrogation litigation.  From 1988 through 1991 she continued with the firm in a contract position while she focused on their daughters.  In May of 1995, she and Brent formed their own firm which specializes in all types of personal injury and general civil litigation, with the primary focus on product liability and vehicle collision cases.

Kathy has written and presented a paper on Purchasing Equipment for the Newly Created Small Law Office at the annual American Trial Lawyers Association convention in the summer of 1997.

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