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Philip Douglas Cave

also known as Phil (Viking) Cave

Practice areas:

Military Law, Administrative Law

About Me

I first came to the United States in 1972 from London, England, where I was born and had grown up.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Military Law: 90%
    35 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Administrative Law: 10%
    35 years, 1 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($150-275/hour), Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

51 total 

  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Cave. Very knowledgeable and caring attorney who achieves great results in representing clients! I want all people to contact him for help.

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    Mark Clay Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Frederick Cardoza

    Almost nobody is more enthusiastic about a court fight than Phil Cave. He makes prosecutors cringe because he has all day to take their case apart. I've seen him in action and it works. I endorse this lawyer!

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    Michael Cardoza Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
VAAuthorized to practice law200003/11/2014
DCActive 200005/24/2015
OHInactive197908/10/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Meritorious Service MedalNavy1997
Meritorious Service MedalNavy1994
Southwest Asia Service MedalNavy1991
Kuwait Liberation MedalNavy1991
Defense Meritorious Service MedalNavy1985

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
CommanderU.S. Navy1980 - 2000
ConstableMetropolitan Police Force1967 - 1972
CadetMetropolitan Police Force1965 - 1967

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, InternationalMember2012 - Present
Virginia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2011 - Present
American LegionMember2006 - Present
National Institute of Military JusticeDirector2000 - Present
Judge Advocates AssociationMember2000 - Present
Phi Kappa TauN/A1973 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
US v. Navy E-5Not guilty
US v. USMC E-7Not guilty
US v. Army E-5Not guilty

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Text, by LEXISNEXISMilitary Court Rules of the U.S.2014
JURIST SidebarHow Public of a Trial: US v. Bradley Manning2012
JURISTMental State May Play Pivotal Role in Afghan Shooting Trial2012
JURIST Paper ChaseWrangling over Khadr's counsel shows discretionary power of military judges2009
ABA PREVIEW of Supreme Court CasesCoram Nobis: A Writ Too Far?2009

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawLLM - Master of Laws1988
Armed Forces Staff CollegeMilitary ScienceDiploma1983
Case Western Reserve UniversityLawJD-Juris Doctor1979
Wright State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Metropolitan Police Training SchoolN/AN/A1968
Metropolitan Police Cadet CorpsN/ADiploma1967

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
PAD PreLaw Moot CtsMoot Courts2014
Global Conference on Military Justice ReformMilitary Justice Reform2014
US Commission on Civil Rights, Report and Briefing on Sexual Assault in the MilitaryMilitary Sexual Assault cases2013
PAD-Int Moot CourtMoot Court2013
Military Justice SeminarGuest speaker2013
“Fixing a Broken System: Rape and Sexual Assault in the Military”Sexual Assault in the Military2012
Military Editors & Reporters Conf.Military law and media2010
Cox Commission 2009Military Law reform2010
Cox CommissionMilitary Law reform2001
London Conference on Continuity and Change in Military JusticeMliitary Law1998
ABA Annual ConferenceCourts-martial and the Media1998