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Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer R. Shannon Carpenter

R. Shannon Carpenter is a native of Augusta, Georgia and has been practicing law in Atlanta since 2003. Mr. Carpenter received his undergraduate degree from University of Georgia and is a graduate of Georgia State University College of Law where he graduated with honors.

Prior to joining Van Sant law, Mr. Carpenter practiced at one of the most respected law firms in Atlanta, Georgia where his practice was focused on defending some of the largest insurance companies, commercial trucking companies, and product manufacturing companies in the world. However, he left this position after only a few years in order to found Sammons & Carpenter, P.C., as he realized that working with individuals and their families was much more fulfilling. This insider knowledge into how such companies evaluate claims gives Mr. Carpenter a unique perspective which he uses to maximizes the recoveries he obtains for his clients.


J.D., Georgia State University College of Law, 2003 Cum Laude

B.A., Environmental Economics, The University of Georgia, 1997

Jurisdictions Admitted To Practice

Federal District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 2003
All Trial Courts of Georgia, 2003
Georgia Court of Appeals, 2003
Georgia Supreme Court, 2003

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

State Bar of Georgia Membership No. 111303
Member Since: 2003

Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Member Since: 2009

Atlanta Bar Association
Member Since: 2003

Personal Life

Shannon and his wife, Beth, have been married for 8 years and they have a 5 year old daughter, Camille, and a 7 month old daughter, Charlotte. Beth is a stay at home mom and grew up in Thomson, Georgia. They live in John’s Creek, Georgia and are active in Bridgeway Soccer Program where Shannon is an Assistant Coach for Camille’s 5 and under soccer team.

R. Shannon Carpenter

R. Shannon Carpenter

  • Van Sant Law, LLC
  • 307 14th St NW #100
    Atlanta, GA 30318
  • 404-991-5950

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