Why Hire a Civilian Attorney?

Posted by Patrick McLain | Jul 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

EXPERIENCED MILITARY LAW ATTORNEY SERVING ARMED FORCES PERSONNEL WORLDWIDE. SE HABLA ESPAÑOL. When your future military career and opportunities in civilian life hang in the balance, you deserve the loyal and independent legal advice and representation of an experienced military law attorney who...

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Nude Marine Pictures - Who is This Culprit?

Posted by Patrick McLain | Aug 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The story of Marines (mostly male) publishing online images of other Marines nude (mostly female) begs questions. Investigation into the facts reveals that most of the photos were given up voluntarily by the subjects, and thus like these knucklehead male Marines who send so-called “dick pics”, on...

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Army General Admits to Long Term Adulterous Affair

Posted by Patrick McLain | Sep 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

After an anonymous tip was made to the Pentagons inspector general regarding long term extramarital affairs conducted by Army Maj. Gen. David Haight, his 30-year career in the Army was brought to an abrupt end. An investigation gave rise to allegations that Haight had maintained an 11-year adult...

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How TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) Can Be a Defense

Posted by Patrick McLain | Aug 15, 2016 | 1 Comment

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a medical diagnosis that you have seen in the news lately. The NFL has put new regulations in place regarding their football players and head trauma. There have been many military personnel injured overseas in battle or in explosions from rocket attacks, IEDs, or o...

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High Ranking Military Officers Charged With Sex Crimes

Posted by Patrick McLain | Apr 04, 2016 | 0 Comments

Colonel and Generals, Admirals and sea going Captains commit sex crimes? This is no surprise to many who have served, and perhaps suspected by many in the public. What may not be known is how often the high ranking are treated differently than their subordinates. Here the Washington Post takes n...

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Soldiers, Sailors, Coasties, Airmen, and Marines Beware: First Sergeants, Master Chiefs, PEBLOs, and Ombudsmen; They are not attorneys, though they profess to know the law

Posted by Patrick McLain | Feb 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Accused of misconduct? Under investigation? Pending charges? Often folks who have not experienced it, will tell you, “Well, I would just tell the truth.” “Own up to it.” “You look guilty if you do not cooperate.” Or, my personal favorite, “Hiring an attorney makes you look guilty.” To quot...

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Should Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl be Vilified?

Posted by Patrick McLain | Jan 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

This past Tuesday 12 January, U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl sat attentive before military judge Colonel Jeffery Nance as the latter presided over the second Article 39a, or pretrial, session in Sergeant Bergdahls pending general court-martial. Judge Nance reviewed the schedule to trial in Aug...

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