Naval Station Norfolk Civilian Military Criminal Defense Attorney

Defending military members who have been accused of crimes in the Hampton Roads area

Located in the Southeastern corner of Virginia, Naval Station Norfolk is the largest naval station in the world. The base is situated in the area known locally as “Hampton Roads,” which includes the communities of Newport News, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach. With a population of over 1.6 million people, criminal activity is an unfortunate fact of life in the area, sometimes involving military personnel who are stationed at NS Norfolk. Fortunately, the attorneys of Gagne, Scherer & Associates, LLC are available to provide legal representation to military members in Norfolk who have been accused of crimes.

Experienced military criminal defense attorneys representing individuals accused of criminal misconduct

A criminal conviction can have a devastating effect of a person’s military career. In addition, people who are in the military are generally subject to much more serious penalties than the civilian counterparts. This is due to the fact members of the military are subject to a body of laws, known as the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), which is significantly different in many ways from the laws that govern the non-military population. Consequently, it is important for military members who are accused of crimes to retain an attorney familiar with the substantive and procedural law that is applied in military courts. Our lawyers are qualified to handle a wide variety of criminal matters. Among the type of cases we often take include the following:

This list is not meant to be exhaustive, and anyone facing an offense not listed here should not hesitate to contact our office today.

Contact a Naval Station Norfolk civilian military criminal defense lawyer today to schedule a free case evaluation

Members of the military who are accused of crimes are often facing extremely serious penalties. At Gagne, Scherer & Associates, LLC, our attorneys are former members of the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps who have devoted their civilian careers to defending the legal rights of servicemen and women who have been accused of crimes. We handle cases all over the world and have represented individuals of all ranks, from people in basic training to high-ranking officers. To schedule a free consultation with one of our lawyers, call our office 1-773-899-2514 or send us an email through our online contact form available here.