Military Justice Attorneys' Managing Partner, Gerald Healy, has spent his entire career in the courtroom, prosecuting and defending active duty military.
Commissioned as a Judge Advocate into the United States Marine Corps in 2004, Healy earned a reputation as a fierce and tireless advocate for his clients. After rising to the position of Senior Defense Counsel for Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Captain Healy secured a notable number of acquittals in a jurisdiction boasting a 95% conviction rate and successfully argued the unlawful command influence of the Commandant of the Marine Corps in 2012. Healy represented dozens of military clients in cases ranging from drug use and sexual assault to fraud and espionage over nearly a decade of experience before his honorable discharge from the Marines in 2012.
Since his discharge, Mr. Healy, has successfully created and grew Military Justice Attorneys, PLLC into a major player in military law/justice practice area. Over the past three years, Mr. Healy, has represented all service branches across the country, and has maintained a very high acquittal rate. With notable full acquittals in sexual assault cases in Ft. Bragg, Ft. Stewart, Shaw AFB, Marine Corps Recruiting Depot, Parris Island, and Camp Pendleton.
With experience as both a military lawyer and a civilian defense attorney, Healy brings a unique perspective to the complex, formidable sphere of military law.
Mr. Healy is an avid runner, and golfer, as well as a sports enthusist. He is also active in his community governance, acting as member of the legal committee.
Hourly ($250-300/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (45 minutes), Pro bono (3%)
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|10 Best for Client Satisfaction||American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||2016|
|Top 40 Lawyers Under 40||American Society of Legal Advocates||2015|
|Top 40 Lawyers Under 40||American Society of Legal Advocates||2014|
|Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal||United States Marine Corps||2012|
|Navy Unit Commendation Medal||United States Marine Corps||2012|
|Finalist for Defense Counsel of the Year||United States Marine Corps||2012|
|Global War on Terrorism Service Ribbon||United States Marine Corps||2009|
|National Defense Service Medal||United States Marine Corps||2004|
|Owner/Managing Partner||Military Justice Attorneys, LLC||2012 - Present|
|Senior Defense Counsel||United States Marine Corps||2009 - 2012|
|Trial Counsel||United States Marine Corps||2008 - 2009|
|Special Assistant United States Attorneys Office||United States Marine Corps||2008 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||Member||2016 - Present|
|ABA General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section||Member||2014 - Present|
|National Legal Aid and Defender Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|ABA Military Law Section||Member||2012 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Oldfield Community Club Legal Committee||Attorney Member||2013 - 2013|
|US v. Smith,USMC||Full Acquittal|
|US v. Helsel, USMC||Functional Acquittal; Conviction Vacated|
|US v. Slivka, USMC||Dismissed W/O Prejudice|
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|Naval Justice School||N/A||N/A||2008|
|Suffolk University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|University of New Hampshire||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|Life and Liberty in the Balance Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD||"Military Justice, what it is, and why it is a perfect fit in the virtual world"||2014|
|9th Annual GPSolo National Solo & Small Firm Conference, San Antonio, TX||"Military Justice and why it is the perfect fit for the virtual world"||2014|
|Life in the Balance Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO||"Miliutary Justice System 101"||2012|
|Life in the Balance Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO||"Intelligent Waiver of Miranda"||2012|
|Life in the Balance Annual Conference, St Louis, MO||"False Confessions"||2012|