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N. Scott Carpenter


Parkway Centre IV
2701 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 570
Plano, Texas 75093

Phone: 972.403.1133
Fax: 972.403.0311



N. Scott Carpenter has been practicing law since 1994. He is the founding member and Managing Partner of Carpenter & Schumacher, P.C. Scott has 20 years of experience litigating and handling cases in the areas of insurance subrogation, product defect litigation, catastrophic fire and explosion cases, wrongful death, and other general civil litigation. He is a frequent speaker at seminars in Texas and across the United States where he discusses topics related to subrogation.

Scott has served in various leadership capacities in the State of Texas, and in his local community. He is a past President of the Plano Bar Association, served two three-year terms on the Plano Independent School District Board of Trustees, and is a past Texas Chapter co-chairman of the National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP).

A tireless supporter of organizations dedicated to improving the quality of public parks and recreation, Scott has served on numerous boards and committees such as the Plano Parks Foundation, the Plano Symphony Orchestra, and the Volunteer Center of Collin County. He is also a graduate of Leadership Plano Class XIV. While in law school, Scott was selected for membership in the Order of Barristers, a national honor society that recognizes distinguished third-year students for excellence and achievement in oral and written advocacy in, and other contributions to, Moot Court and Mock Trial programs.

    Texas A&M University School of Law
    (f/k/a Texas Wesleyan University School of Law)
      J.D. – May, 1994
      Honors: Order of the Barristers

    University of Texas at Dallas
       B.A. – May, 1990

Legal Experience
    Managing Partner, Carpenter & Schumacher, P.C., Plano, Texas
    1995 – Present

    Associate Judge, City of Plano Municipal Court, Plano, Texas
     1996 – 1997

Bar and Court Admissions
    State Bar of Texas
    Admitted to Oklahoma, 2015
    United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
    United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

Memberships and Community/Civic Activities
    Member, National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP), Dallas Chapter
    Member, Plano and Collin County Bar Associations, 1994 – Present
    Member, Plano Rotary, 1996 – 2003
    Member, Plano Chamber of Commerce, 1995 –Present

Leadership Positions and Community Involvement
    Plano ISD Board of Trustees, 1998 – 2004
    Co-Chair, Dallas Chapter of NASP, 2002 – 2003
    Board of Directors, Volunteer Center of Collin County, 1995 – 1998
    President, Plano Bar Association, 1997 – 1998
    President-Elect, Plano Bar Association, 1996 – 97
    Board of Directors, Plano Parks Foundation, 1994 – 1997
    Secretary/Treasurer, Plano Bar Association, 1995 – 96
    Resource Development Committee, Plano Symphony Orchestra, 1993 – 1995
    Graduate, Leadership Plano, Class XIV

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