We offer excellent service in a variety of areas of law.


Carpenter, Harris & Flayhart has been known for three generations for providing quality legal services and the personal attention that clients deserve. We pride ourselves in building enduring relationships with our clients and continuing to serve them through the years as their needs change. Combining the experience of the four attorneys of our firm, we offer excellent service in a variety of areas of law.

By utilizing our state-of-the-art technical resources, our friendly, experienced and well-trained staff, and our highly knowledgeable attorneys, we are able to provide legal services that are expedient, accurate and cost-effective.

We hope that you will use our website to learn about our firm and that you will feel free to contact us with any questions about our services.

Our History

Carpenter, Harris & Flayhart is the oldest established law firm in the Jersey Shore area, having been established in 1934 by the husband and wife attorney team of Clyde E. Carpenter, Sr. (1899-1987) and Katherine S. Carpenter (1902-1979). Their son, Clyde E. Carpenter, Jr. (1926-1995) was also a member of the firm.

L. Craig Harris and Martin A. Flayhart currently partner the firm, joined by associate attorneys Dale Tice and Andrea Pulizzi. They retain the name of Carpenter, Harris & Flayhart acknowledging the family who founded it.