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Elizabeth Carpenter-Hughes


Elizabeth Carpenter-Hughes

Managing Partner

Elizabeth Carpenter-Hughes is a passionate advocate for her clients. She works to resolve cases and legal issues in the most beneficial manner possible, utilizing all available means, including negotiation, mediation, and litigation. She strives to ensure that her clients receive a comprehensive solution that is best for them.

Ms. Elizabeth Carpenter-Hughes practice focuses on the following types of law: family law matters, including divorcecustody, visitation, support and adoption; bankruptcy; estate planning; contract law; landlord/tenant disputes; and miscellaneous civil litigation in the greater Fredericksburg area. She is also qualified to serve as a guardian ad litem for children and adults in court-appointed matters.

A native of the Fredericksburg area, VA, Ms. Elizabeth Carpenter-Hughes believes strongly in community involvement. In addition to practicing law, she spends a significant amount of her personal time working with underprivileged and handicapped children, as well as serving in a local youth organization. This interaction with the community gives her a creative, compassionate perspective in domestic law cases. She also regularly attends a variety of continuing education and best practices seminars in order to stay informed of changing Virginia laws.

After receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and English from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, Ms. Elizabeth Carpenter-Hughes received her Juris Doctor from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary. She gained valuable legal experience both while working for the Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia and as an associate attorney with Rose M. Pantazis, P.C., in Stafford, Virginia. Ms. Elizabeth Carpenter-Hughes joined Anthony C. Williams & Associates, PC, as an associate attorney in 2013, and became a partner at William Stone Carpenter Buczek PC in 2017. She is now a founding and managing partner of Buczek Carpenter PC where she continues to work hard and advocate for her clients.


William & Mary, 2011

William & Mary, 2008
Sociology & English

Bar Admissions

Virginia, 2011