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A military court-martial, board hearing or other military adverse action, disciplinary action, or investigation could seriously jeopardize your military career, rank, reputation, future retirement and benefits, and your freedom.
You could face jail time, discharge, or other devastating professional and personal consequences.
The critical decisions you make during this difficult time will affect not just your military career, they will affect your future and that of your family. Choosing an attorney to defend you is one of those critical decisions.
Civilian criminal defense attorney Richard V. Stevens has a sole purpose: to provide our nation’s military members with experienced and aggressive legal representation in the face of adverse military actions and discipline, such as courts-martial.
Attorney Richard V. Stevens is a military law specialist who exclusively represents military members in military cases – he only handles military cases, and has decades of military legal, and military justice, experience. This has earned him a reputation as premier military trial defense litigator and he is one of the most recognized names in the specialized legal practice area of military defense and serving as civilian court-martial defense lawyer.
Richard V. Stevens is dedicated to protecting the rights of our nation’s military members and to aggressively defending them against all manner of military adverse actions – to include court-martial trial, court-martial clemency, court-martial appeal, administrative discharge/separation, Article 15 or nonjudicial punishment (N.J.P.), Uniform Code of Military Justice (U.C.M.J.) discipline, and other military disciplinary actions, investigations and adverse actions (i.e. promotion, assignment, performance evaluation, security clearance).
Years of trial experience as a military prosecutor and military defense attorney, as well as state and federal trial attorney. Represents and defends members of all military branches worldwide in all manner of military adverse actions. Extensive experience and success in defending clients in complex military criminal trials involving the most serious offenses. READ ATTORNEY BIO
“Your client has no idea how lucky he was to have hired you.”- Former Senior Military JAG Attorney
“He simply commanded the courtroom, prepared to the teeth, and, most importantly, retained his personal and professional manner that proved so impressive in his advocacy success.”- Former Senior Military Judge
“His advocacy, compassion, intellect, and demeanor are unsurpassed.”- Former Military Staff Judge Advocate and Trial Judge
“That was the best closing argument I have ever seen; by a civilian or military attorney.”- Senior Court Reporter
Recently, three different military clients accused or rape and sexual assault, who were represented and defended by attorney Richard V. Stevens (Military Defense Law Offices of Richard V. Stevens, P.C.), had their cases dropped by the government (UCMJ Article 120). The fir [...]
Recently, a senior military officer defended by attorney Richard V. Stevens (Military Defense Law Offices of Richard V. Stevens, P.C.) who had previously received a disputed administrative disciplinary action retired honorably from the military, at the highest rank he held. [...]