Brandon Barnett represents members of the Marine Corps, Navy, Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard at special courts-martial across the world at all bases and stations. Special courts-martial are convened for the less serious offenses those those typically the subject of general courts-martial. Some of the more common offenses charged at special court-martial include drug use, dereliction of duty, adultery, orders violations, driving under the influence, BAH or entitlement fraud and unauthorized absence. A special court-martial conviction is treated as the equivalent of a misdemeanor conviction in state or federal court and carries potential consequences, which can include up to one year in confinement, forfeiture of pay and allowances, and bad conduct discharge from the service. With their liberty and potential for future service on the line, servicemembers need to best possible defense at a special court-martial.
From his first assignment as a trial counsel (prosecutor), on board MCAS Miramar to this current role as a military defense lawyer, Brandon Barnett has litigated scores of special courts-martial cases. During his time in the Marine Corps, Mr. Barnett firmly established himself as a talented trial lawyer and he continues to maintain that reputation as a civilian defense attorney. His civilian law practice is 100% devoted to litigation in military and state courts for felony and misdemeanor criminal offenses and military administrative hearings.
Whether you are under investigation or have been charged with a military offense, there is no time to waste. You need an attorney to advise you and begin preparing your defense immediately. Contact Brandon Barnett for a free telephone consultation at 817.993.9249 or email him.