James Carpenter

Title: Assistant District Attorney

With more than 32 years as an attorney, including 25 as a prosecutor, Mr. Carpenter joined the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office in January 2022. Before joining the office, he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the United States Attorney’s Office in Washington, D.C. for more than two years and an Assistant District Attorney at the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office for more than 22 years. Among his duties in Philadelphia, Mr. Carpenter was the Chief of the Family Violence and Sexual Assault Unit. Mr. Carpenter graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and earned his law degree from the University’s Carey School of Law.


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