Lee Carpenter

Lee Carpenter

Associate

Contact Info

Phone: (410) 332-8626
Fax: (410) 332-8169

Primary Office

Baltimore
500 E. Pratt Street
Suite 900
Baltimore, MD 21202-3133

Lee Carpenter

Associate

​Lee Carpenter focuses his practice on estate planning and administration, trusts, and general business and corporate law. His estate-planning work includes a special emphasis on the unique needs of same-sex couples and other members of the LGBT community.

Lee helps clients at all asset levels in developing comprehensive estate plans using wills, powers of attorney, advance medical directives, real estate deeds and other planning tools. Depending on the client’s individual needs, he may also prepare trust documents to help minimize estate taxes, provide for minor children, or care for someone with special needs. For couples considering marriage, he can explain the legal benefits of tying the knot and, when appropriate, prepare prenuptial agreements.

He helps clients navigate the complexities of the probate process and trust administration, acting as either attorney or fiduciary.

Lee teaches an Estates & Trusts course at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law as an adjunct professor. He is a frequent author and lecturer on topics related to estate planning and LGBT law.

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Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Baltimore Community Foundation, Professionals Advisors Recognition Society

 

Memberships and Affiliations

 

Maryland State Bar Association

  • Section Council, Section of Estate and Trust Law
  • LGBT Bar Association

Baltimore Estate Planning Council

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Planned Giving Advisory Council

Walters Art Museum Planned Giving Advisory Council

Episcopal Diocese of Maryland Planning Giving Task Force

Homeland Association (Baltimore, Maryland)

  • Board of Directors
  • Chair, Legal Committee

Education

​J.D., University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, 2006

  • Editor in Chief, Journal of Business & Technology Law
  • William P. Cunningham Award recipient for distinguished service to the School of Law
  • Member, Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society
  • Staff Member, The Business Lawyer, ABA Section of Business Law
  • Research Assistant, Maryland Law Review

B.A., cum laude, University of Maryland University College, 2003

  • Dean’s List

Bar Admissions

Maryland

​Lee Carpenter focuses his practice on estate planning and administration, trusts, and general business and corporate law. His estate-planning work includes a special emphasis on the unique needs of same-sex couples and other members of the LGBT community.

Lee helps clients at all asset levels in developing comprehensive estate plans using wills, powers of attorney, advance medical directives, real estate deeds and other planning tools. Depending on the client’s individual needs, he may also prepare trust documents to help minimize estate taxes, provide for minor children, or care for someone with special needs. For couples considering marriage, he can explain the legal benefits of tying the knot and, when appropriate, prepare prenuptial agreements.

He helps clients navigate the complexities of the probate process and trust administration, acting as either attorney or fiduciary.

Lee teaches an Estates & Trusts course at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law as an adjunct professor. He is a frequent author and lecturer on topics related to estate planning and LGBT law.