Philip Douglas Cave

Also known as Phil (Viking) Cave

Philip Douglas Cave

Military Law Attorney

Alexandria, VA





No Misconduct



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1562 questions answered.

About Me

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

Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


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

Client Reviews

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Outstanding Professional and Personal

Posted by: Richard over 3 years ago.

Phil Cave is an excellent attorney. Our entire family has found Mr Cave to be one of the most sincere attorneys we have ever met. We would say he was...

Saved My Life!

Posted by: Wade (military police) about 2 years ago.

I was on the edge of losing my military career and facing jail time along with my reputation for the rest of my life. I was facing serious sexual as...
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Showing 2 of 39 peer endorsements

John M O'Brien
John O'Brien

Elk Grove, CA

About 1 month ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the...
Ryan Sweet
Ryan Sweet

Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA

About 2 months ago

Relationship: Other

While I have never personally met Mr. Cave, I have seen his frequent insights on Avvo, and generally agree with his methodology and advice.
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2000 License Status: Active for the state of Dist. of Columbia.
Last updated by Avvo: 05/27/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1965 – 1967

Metropolitan Police Force


Showing 1 of 6 degrees

1988 LLM - Master of Laws in Law

George Washington University National Law Center


Showing 1 of 5 awards

1997 Meritorious Service Medal



Showing 1 of 6 association entries

2000- present Director

National Institute of Military Justice

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Showing 2 of 5 publications

2014 Military Court Rules of the U.S.


2012 How Public of a Trial: US v. Bradley Manning

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Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 9 occasions

2013 Military Sexual Assault cases

at US Commission on Civil Rights, Report and Briefing on Sexual Assault in the Military

2013 Moot Court

at PAD-Int Moot Court

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