United States Air Force Academy Civilian Military Criminal Defense Attorney

Protecting the legal rights of military members stationed in El Paso County, Colorado

The United States Air Force Academy, located just outside of Colorado Springs in El Paso County, is a four-year academic institution that trains officer candidates who wish to become members of the United States Air Force. Individuals who graduate from the institution earn a Bachelor of Science degree and are commissioned as officers in the United States Air Force. While admission to the Air Force Academy is highly selective, there are occasionally individuals at the academy who are accused of criminal misconduct, either in relation to their conduct at the academy or while on leave. Because of the significant impact that a criminal conviction can have on your future, it is important that anyone at the Academy who is accused of criminal misconduct consult with an experienced military criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.

Lawyers dedicated to practicing in the highly specialized area of military criminal defense

The laws that govern the conduct of people who are in the United States military are significantly different than the general laws that apply to the civilian population. The body of law that applies to members of the armed forces is known as the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), and many attorneys who have never practiced in military law have little or even no experience with the substantive and procedural rules which it contains. As a result, when military members are accused of crimes, it is important for them to ensure that they retain a lawyer who is familiar with the way that military courts operate. The Air Force Academy attorneys of Gagne, Scherer & Associates routinely represent military members facing a wide variety of criminal matters around the world, including the following:

Contact an Air Force Academy civilian military criminal defense lawyer today to schedule a free case evaluation

A criminal conviction in the military criminal justice system can have a significant impact on your military career as well as on your life as a civilian outside of the armed forces. Fortunately, in many cases, there are a number of weapons within the laws of courts-martial that a good attorney can use to win your case and restore your good reputation and good name, or soften any consequences you might be facing. The lawyers of Gagne, Scherer & Associates are former members of the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps who now practice as civilian attorneys who focus their practice on defending the legal rights of military members accused of crimes. To schedule a free consultation with one of our Air Force Academy military criminal defense lawyers, please call our office today at 1-773-773-6741 or send us an email through our online contact form available here.