Stephen G. Charpentier is a trial lawyer dedicated to helping victims recover from injury and mistreatment, particularly in cases involving wrong-doers and insurance companies. A seasoned personal injury attorney, he provides clients in Melbourne and other Central Florida areas with exceptional legal services. After coming to Brevard County in 1965, Mr. Charpentier attended the University of Central Florida, where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree. Next, in 1981, he attained his Juris Doctor degree and graduated with honors from the Florida State University's College of Law. He passed his bar exam immediately after graduation and became a member of the Florida Bar the same year. Mr. Charpentier worked for an established Brevard County civil litigation law firm for two years before moving to one of Brevard's larger firms. There, he became a partner and primarily worked with plaintiff's personal injury cases. He resigned from this firm in order to establish Charpentier Law Firm, P.A., in 1989, with Hubert Childress, Jr. Their personal injury attorney team provides victims in Melbourne and throughout Central Florida with outstanding legal representation. Additional distinguishing accomplishments include: Granted the "Eagle Talon Award" by the Academy of the Florida Trial Lawyers (1990, 1994, 1997). Granted the "Silver Eagle Award" by the Academy of the Florida Trial Lawyers, acknowledging Mr. Charpentier's exceptional leadership (2000). Recipient of the Martindale-Hubbell National Law Directory's highest honor, an AV rating. This rating is awarded to individuals based on their professional reputation and extensive review by legal experts. Steve G. Charpentier is also involved with the People's Law School as one of its founders and co-moderators. Stephen G. Charpentier is involved with the community in various philanthropic and civic organizations. He also enjoys spending time with his family, and, in his free time, playing water sports, motorcycling, and reading. Professional Affiliations The Florida Bar Longstanding member of the Trial Lawyers section Florida Bar Grievance Committee for Brevard County (Former Chairman) Florida Legal Elite The Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals The District of Columbia Bar State of New York Bar Brevard County Bar Association (President 2005 2006) The Board of Directors for Brevard County Source of Safety Board and legal advisor The American Bar Association The Association of Trial Lawyers of America Florida Justice Association PAC Trustee (2007-2008) The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers Board of Directors (1991-1992) Chairman-People's Law School Committee Membership Committee (2000-2002) Chairman-Nursing Home Task Force (2000-2002) Chairman-Brevard County Legislative Task Force (1999-present) Mr. Charpentier is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.