Defending Courts-Martial & Administrative Separations

U.S. Marine Corps 

U.S. Marine Corps LCpl, E-3AWOL/UA for 90-day period. Firm negotiated Marine's surrender to his unit.  Marine's case referred to Special Court-martial. Military judge retains Marine in service, and pre-trial agreement caps confinement at "time served." Marine released from confinement but also retained by his command.  Client allowed to redeem himself.

U.S. Marine Corps SSgt, E-6, pled guilty to several specifications related to unalwfully taking monies, equated to be about $50,000, from the United States Treasury. Marine also pled guilty to a 2-year AWOL. Client faced over 50-years in confinement, but military judge sentences him to 39-months confinement, and a bad conduct discharge. Judge offers to sign a memorandum recommending the suspension of the punitive disharge on account of client's combat tour (and heroism) in Ramadi.

U.S. Marine Corps LCpl, E-3, confesses to using Spice several times and Fraudulent Enlistment.  Administrative separation board finds "no misconduct" and retention.  Client sent back to Fleet and subsequently promoted.

U.S. Marine Corps Captain, O-3, confessed to using Cocaine to several members of his chain of command and NCIS. Military judge suppresses all but one confession. Prosecutors dismiss all the charges the next day. 

U.S. Marine Corps, E-3,  AWOL/UA for over 2-years. Client returns to Camp Pendleton. Negotiated with prosecutors regarding an administrative discharge, which was approved, avoiding significant jail time and a federal conviction.  

Disclaimer: Each case is different, thus prior results and successes should not create an expectation about results in any individual case. The above list is provided for illustration purposes only, and represents only some of the cases previously handled by said attorney.