I spent six years in the Army JAG Corps on active duty and another 16 in the... more
I spent six years in the Army JAG Corps on active duty and another 16 in the reserves. Most of my time on active duty and in the reserves was dealing with military law, as a prosecutor, defense counsel and appellate counsel. For over 20 years my private practice has been in the area of military law. I love what I do. I love helping current and former service members who find themselves in troub... view profile
Military law attorneys have experience with The Uniform Code of Military Justice, which is the law that applies to members of the armed forces. These lawyers are often called “JAGs” or Judge Advocate Generals. Military law attorneys prosecute or defend troops court-martialed in cases of discipline or disobedience of a lawful command. For example, if you are an army private and refuse an order, a military trial would be held, with one military law attorney representing the Army (and aiming to prove the disobedience charge), and another military law attorney defending you.