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Kendra L. Carpenter

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  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Order of the Barrister
    • Honors: Order of the Curia
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
    • B.A.

Professional Associations

  • Ohio State Bar Association's Family Law Committee, Vice Chair
  • American Academy of Certified Financial Litigators, Founding Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Columbus Bar Association, Member

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified as a family law specialist by the Ohio Bar Association
  • Certified by the Ohio Supreme Court as a custody guardian ad litem and a parenting coordinator

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Dissolution
  • Legal Separation
  • Custody
  • Interstate Custody
  • Parental Kidnapping
  • Grandparents' Rights
  • Enforcing Court Orders
  • Spousal and Child Support
  • Paternity
  • Domestic Violence
  • Step-parent adoption

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana


  • Columbus Business First Forty Under 40
  • Columbus CEO Top Attorneys in Family Law
  • Ohio Super Lawyer