Below are results of various cases where I had the honor of serving as defense counsel.
My reason for providing this information is to give you some examples of situations I faced in the past. This is just a sample and does not include every case or situation.
Please remember that past results are not a guarantee for future case(s). The one guarantee that I make is to provide dedicated, caring, and quality representation. Each of the anonymous individuals mentioned below were worth my time and attention, and I consider it a privilege to know them.
Army Staff Sergeant (Promotable)(E-6) accused of Drill Sergeant misconduct and obstruction of justice. Facing several decades in jail, he fought his case at a General Court-Martial and won a full acquittal. Several months later, he was promoted to Sergeant First Class (E-7).
Army Sergeant (E-5) accused of aggravated sexual assault. Facing 30 years in jail, he fought his case at a General Court-Martial and won a full acquittal from a jury at Fort Leonard Wood. He continues to serve honorably in the Army.
Army Sergeant First Class (E-7) accused of Attempted Murder and Aggravated Assault. He fought his case at a General Court-Martial and was convicted of both crimes at Fort Leonard Wood. However, after closing arguments, the jury reduced him to only Sergeant (E-5) and time served. He walked away from the court to be with his family and continue his Army career as a Noncommissioned Officer.
Army Sergeant First Class (E-7) at Fort Riley accused of multiple specifications of sexual harrassment and violations of General Order 1 in Iraq. After trial, he retained his rank and continued to serve honorably.
Navy Petty Officer (E-5) at Pensacola accused of assault. All charges dropped at Captain's Mast (Nonjudicial Punishment).
Army Staff Sergeant (E-6) accused of attempted murder. A mental evaluation (sanity board) showed that he was not mentally sound at the time of the alleged offenses, and he was allowed to leave the Army with a with a characterization of General, under Honorable Conditions.
Army Colonel accused of unethical conduct and violations of the Joint Ethics Regulation at Scott Air Force Base. Although found by the investigation to be guilty, he was only given a letter of reprimand filed in his local counseling packet, and he was allowed to retire as a Colonel.
Army Specialist accused of two specifications of robbery and two specifications of burglary while deployed to Iraq. A mixed panel of officers and NCOs found him not guilty of robbery, but guilty of burglary. He was sentenced to 2 years of confinement and a Bad-Conduct Discharge, far less than the dozens of years he originally faced and a possible Dishonorable Discharge.
Army Private First Class (E-3) at Fort Riley accused of conspiracy to cover-up the death of another service member and false official statements. After a negotiated plea, he served only 45 days of confinement and left the military with a General, Under Honorable Conditions discharge.
Army Captain (O-3) accused of improper relations with the wife of a subordinate NCO. After negotiations with the Brigade Commander and Recruiting Commanding General, no punishment occurred and he was allowed to complete his tour as Company Commander and was later promoted to Major (O-4).
Army Second Lieutenant accused of violating a regulation and conduct unbecoming an officer. The command sent his case forward to an Article 32 investigation where the Defense Team proved that he was innocent of all charges, and the case was dropped.
Army Specialist (E-4) in Recruiting Command accused of two positive urinalysis tests for methamphetamine. Despite chain of command recommendations for an Other than Honorable Discharge, a board found that he should receive no less than a General, Under Honorable Conditions discharge.
Army Master Sergeant (E-8) faced Nonjudicial Punishment as he was accused of domestic assault. After the Defense Team spent more than two hours discussing the case with the Commanding General, he was found not guilty of all charges.
Army Private First Class (E-3) confessed to sexual assault and wrongful sexual contact and faced a General Court-Martial. After thorough negotiations by his attorney, he pled guilty to lesser charges allowing him to avoid registration as a sex offender. At the court-martial, he also did not receive a Bad Conduct Discharge or Dishonorable Discharge.
Army Captain accused of adultery, wrongful use of a government cell phone, and fraudulent entry (false college transcript). He was allowed to resign in lieu of court-martial and received an Honorable Discharge. This allowed him to completely avoid trial and the possibility of a criminal conviction.
Army Specialist (E-4) went AWOL from Fort Bragg and remained absent for 5 years. His return was negotiated to Fort Knox where he was administratively discharged without serving a single day in prison for his absence.
Army Private found guilty of distributing, possessing, and receiving child pornography. At sentencing, his history of depression and mental illness were presented by the defense team to the court in order to minimize his sentence. He received only 8 months of confinement and no discharge despite the prosecutor’s request for a 3 year sentence and dishonorable discharge. In a federal district court, the same crimes have a 5 year minimum sentence.
Army Sergeant First Class (E-7) accused of housebreaking at three different residences. Defense counsel negotiated a deal that allowed him to retain his rank with all punishment suspended.
Army Specialist (E-4) and Iraq war veteran accused of violating the Homosexual Conduct Policy at Fort Polk, Louisiana. After negotiations, his case was dropped, and he was soon promoted to Sergeant.
Army Captain and Iraq war veteran accused of violating the Homosexual Conduct Policy, arson, and conduct unbecoming an officer. This individual was allowed to medically retire from the Army after a lengthy fight that included an administrative separation board.
Army Private First Class accused of violating the Homosexual Conduct Policy. This Soldier was allowed to remain in the Army after counsel negotiated personally with the Soldier's Brigade Commander.
Army Private accused of violating the Homosexual Conduct Policy and false official statement. After arranging a meeting with the Soldier’s Brigade Commander, the case was dropped, and they continue to serve honorably.
Army Private accused of being absent on several different occasions for more than 6 months total. Counsel negotiated for the Soldier to avoid a criminal conviction in exchange for an administrative discharge.
Army Specialist and Iraq veteran accused of larceny and multiple drug offenses. After Counsel negotiated with his leadership, he was allowed to avoid a criminal trial and accept an administrative discharge.
Army Major faced elimination for substandard performance of duties and multiple adverse evaluation reports. After preparing a thorough defense, this Soldier was allowed to remain in the Army and is now eligible for retirement.
Army Sergeant and Recruiter accused of two inappropriate relationships with potential recruits and being absent (AWOL) for 10 months. Ultimately, he avoided going to jail and left the Army with a discharge characterization of General, Under Honorable Conditions.
Army Private accused of distributing marijuana, cocaine, and ecstasy along with 3 positive urinalyses, possession of cocaine, and 6 times late to formation. He confessed to all crimes (in writing) to criminal investigators. In the end, he was acquitted by a jury of possessing cocaine, the military judge threw-out all distribution charges, and was only found guilty of the positive urinalyses and being late to formation. Originally, he faced over 80 years in prison. In the end, he only received 4 months of confinement and a Bad-Conduct Discharge.
Please remember that these past results are not a guarantee of results in any future case(s). The one guarantee that we make is to provide caring, effective, and knowledgeable representation.