My main stomping ground is Fort Campbell, but I have represented all services in many parts of the world. I have recently begun to pick up a lot of Air Force Administrative Separation Boards. It has also been a fairly bad year for the SOF community and I have been representing soldiers in SF in both Courts-Martial and Sep Boards. I have had incredible success this last year with victories ranging from murder cases to child pornography, with several major NOT GUILTY verdicts and numerous retentions at Separation Boards (to include an Air Force Tech Sergeant with a positive UA). Below is some general info on Courts-Martial.
A court-martial is a special type of trial for members of the military as well as for others who have committed a crime covered under military law. If you are a member of the military and have been accused of or are currently under investigation for any type of crime, it is important that you talk to an experienced military lawyer immediately - one who can protect your rights and represent you at your court-martial.
Fort Campbell court-martial attorney James Phillips is a former Army JAG who has worked on both sides of military cases, as both prosecution and defense. He has represented soldiers locally at Fort Campbell outside of Clarksville and has travelled throughout the world, representing soldiers in courts-martial in the US and also in Kuwait and Iraq. Mr. Phillips offers the zealous and dedicated representation that a private civilian attorney provides along with the specialized knowledge and experience of a military lawyer.
Court-martial proceedings are very different from civilian criminal court proceedings. Probably the most notable difference is that a unanimous vote by the jurors is not needed to come to a guilty verdict (unless the penalty is the death sentence.) Other differences and rights of the accused include: