Washington Navy Yard Civilian Military Criminal Defense Attorney

Helping protect the legal rights of military members accused of crimes in Washington, D.C. and the surrounding areas

The Washington Navy Yard, often abbreviated as “WNY,” is a Navy installation located in southeast Washington D.C. It currently serves as headquarters for the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps, the Naval Historical Center, the Marine Corps Institute, the Naval Sea Systems Command, and other units. Occasionally, military members who work at Washington Navy Yard are accused of criminal misconduct. Because of the significant penalties that military members can be subjected to, it is extremely important for anyone facing allegations of committing a crime to retain qualified legal counsel as soon as possible.

A military criminal defense law firm dedicated to helping servicemen and women accused of a variety of offense

Members of the military are subject to a different set of laws than the rest of the population. The Uniform Code of Military Justice imposes different standards of conduct for military members and criminalizes certain types of behavior that would be perfectly legal if engaged in by a civilian. In addition, military courts operate under a completely different set of procedural rules that can be extremely difficult to navigate for a person who is unfamiliar with the way these courts work. As a result, it is highly advisable for military members to retain an attorney who has experience practicing in the area of military criminal defense. The lawyers of Gagne, Scherer, & Associates regularly defend servicemen and women accused of a variety of offenses, including the following:

Contact a Washington Navy Yard civilian military criminal defense lawyer today to schedule a free consultation

It is imperative for individuals who are members of the military and facing criminal allegations to retain legal counsel as soon as possible. As former members of the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps, the lawyers of Gagne, Scherer & Associates have a thorough understanding of the military criminal justice system and know how to best defend military members against accusations of criminal misconduct. To schedule a free consultation with one of our Washington Navy Yard military criminal defense lawyers, please call our office today at 1-773-899-2514 or send us an email through our online contact form available here.