About Us

Knoxville Estate Lawyers

Carpenter & Lewis PLLC is a law firm that seeks to serve our clients legal needs best by doing what we do best.  We don’t do lawsuits or attempt to handle every area of the law.  We focus our efforts on estate and transactional law to help both individuals and businesses.

Focusing On:

-Drafting Wills and Trusts

-Settling Probate Estates and Trusts

-Forming LLCs and other entities

-Small Business Law

Our Attorneys:

Stephen L. Carpenter


Asbury College – Bachelor of Arts, 1986

College of William & Mary – Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1989

College of William & Mary – Master of Laws in Taxation, 1990


Knoxville Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Virginia State Bar; Knoxville Estate Planning Council; Fountain City Business and Professional Association, Inc. (Member, Past President); Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church

PRACTICE AREAS: Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, and Asset Protection Law; Limited Liability Companies, Contracts, and Small Business Law; Taxation Law; Estate and Trust Administration; and Nonprofit Organizations.

Email: stephen@carpenterlewis.com


Bradley S. Lewis


University of Tennessee – Bachelor of Science, 1994

University of Tennessee – Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1997


Knoxville Bar Association; Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church 

PRACTICE AREAS: Wills and Trusts; Estate and Trust Administration; Limited Liability Companies and Small Business Law

Email: brad@carpenterlewis.com


Amanda B. Brabham


University of Tennessee – Bachelor of Science, 1999

University of Tennessee – Doctor of Jurisprudence, 2003


American Bar Association; Episcopal Church of the Ascension

PRACTICE AREAS: Real Estate and Title Law; Small Business Law; Wills and Trusts; Estate and Trust Administration

Email: mandy@carpenterlewis.com


Our Legal Assistants:

 Christa G. Bryant

 Lorie L. White





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