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Aggressive Arlington, VA Military Defense Attorneys

When You Need a Court Martial Lawyer in Arlington, VA

Our military criminal defense lawyers have successfully represented military service members worldwide.

The experienced court martial defense attorneys at Gonzalez & Waddington have gained a reputation for defending service members at Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Navy, and Coast Guard installations worldwide. If you are stationed in Arlington, VA and are accused of a military offense, then retaining the most experienced military attorney can be the difference between having your rights trampled versus winning your case or saving your career. Our defense attorneys represent Arlington, VA military service members in both criminal and administrative matters to include defending service members suspect of sexual assault, larceny, and other offenses under the UCMJ.

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Our criminal defense attorneys defend false accusations of rape, child abuse, and sexual assault under Article 120 UCMJ, 120b UCMJ, and 120c UCMJ.

Unlike the majority of civilian military attorneys or your free military attorney, pleading guilty is not something we commonly recommend. We force the military to prove their case. We take almost every criminal case to trial and fight the allegations in front of a jury.

Our military court martial results speak for themselves. The suspected service member and his or her well being is our primary concern. Our court martial defense lawyers keep lighter caseloads than the usual assigned defense lawyer so that we can focus on every case separately. Your trial will not be delegated to a third party and we will not intimidate you into taking a dive at the last minute. Our military defense lawyers have successfully fought military court martial and ADSEP cases in the United States and around the world.

Arlington, VA Court Martial Lawyers

Our aggressive military attorneys will use our experience to fight your court martial or ADSEP case in Arlington, VA.

Call today to speak with a high-powered court martial defense attorney.

Service members working in Arlington, VA deserve the best military defense attorneys possible to defend them at their trial or administrative separation proceeding.

If you or a loved one are stationed in Arlington, VA and are suspected of a UCMJ offense such as sex assault or if you are facing an admin separation, NJP, show cause board, reprimand, then contact our military defense lawyers now.

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Arlington, VA

Military DefenseArlington is one of the counties situated in the Commonwealth of Virginia. According to the latest census that was conducted by the US government, it has a population of a little over 229000 people, which makes it the fourth most populated area in the Commonwealth. Among its many attractions, the most popular ones are certainly the Pentagon, the Marine Corps War Memorial, the Arlington National Cemetery and the Pentagon Memorial. Because of the beautiful cities like Ballston and Rosslyn, it was enlisted in the areas to be surveyed in the search for the national capital. What makes it even more interesting is the fact that it is packed with Bohemian cafes and interesting theatres.


To the southwest of Arlington County lie the Falls Church and Fairfax County. To the southeast there is the city of Alexandria, and to the northeast Washington D.C. The northern border of the county is clearly marked by the Potomac River. Arlington occupies 26.1 square miles, 26 square miles of which is land, and only 0.1 water, which is why it is among the smallest counties in the whole of America. When it comes to weather, the county is characterized by hot summers and fairly mild winters. It gets around 44 inches of rain each year, and a total of 7 inches of snow. It gets around 200 sunny days during the course of a single year, and its hottest month is July, with about 89 degrees. The average temperature in January is 24 degrees.


The area that now belongs to Arlington County used to be a part of Fairfax County. Somewhere during the 18th century, it was given over to the newly-formed federal government by its previous owner, the Commonwealth of Virginia. The county got its name after the first Earl of Arlington, who was also the owner of the Arlington Plantation. In 1870, Alexandria was separated from the county in which it was until then situated, that is, the area that was called Alexandria County. To avoid the confusion caused by two different places having the same name, it was decided that the county needs to be renamed. That is how Arlington County first came into existence. This all happened in 1920, and marks the birth of the new county.


Arlington VaIn the whole of Virginia, Arlington is the county with the lowest unemployment rates, which alone can tell us something about its economy. According to the latest census, about 28% of people are employed by the federal government, almost 29% goes on services such as accommodation and food services, and another 20 is either technical or professional. BusinessWeek has ranked the county as being the safest city in terms of economic conditions, which can be thanked to the fact that almost half of the available job positions are in the so-called strong industries. Companies with headquarters in the county include Alcalde and Fay, ENVIRON International Corporation, Arlington Asset Investment and Rosetta Stone.

Military Base

Fort Myer is one of the largest military bases in the whole of Arlington County, although it is now part of a bigger installation. Along with the nearby Marine Corps base, it forms the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Fort Myer has a long history that dates back to the American Civil War, when it was founded as Fort Whipple. This is why the base is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places. There is even a book about it, called Images of America: Fort Myer. The merging with the Marine Corps was caused by the 2005 initiative the main purpose of which was to increase the efficiency of individual posts.

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