Military Lawyer :: Drummond Law Firm
If you are facing trial by court-martial, or an involuntary separation hearing or board you have the right to an appointed military defense counsel, however, you also have the right to hire an experienced civilian defense attorney to represent and defend you. It is your career and future that is at stake and it is important that you have an experienced attorney who will advocate aggressively on your behalf.
Craig represents service members in the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines at court-martial and administrative separation hearings and boards primarily at U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine bases in Nevada, California, Arizona, Utah, Washington, and Hawaii. This includes Nellis and Creech Air Force bases, Fort Irwin, California, Fort Huachuca, Arizona as well as numerous other military locations in the Southwest of the United States. Based on his prior military service, Craig is able to represent servicemembers in cases and issues involving the most serious criminal charges, administrative boards, or involving the highest levels of classified evidence and information.
Craig has had recent notable success in contested military administrative separation boards with numerous officers and senior enlisted members being retained at their board for the crimes of AWOL, disrespect, fraud, false official statement, and convictions for civilian crimes. Additionally, Craig has had a number of Not Guilty verdicts at court-martial, to include serving as lead defense counsel for a Soldier who was found Not Guilty of double-murder at a general court-martial. Other notable successes are where Craig recently represented a Captain in the U.S. Air Force being found Not Guilty for the crime of False Official Statement, and a Master Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force being found Not Guilty for the crime of Burglary.
Craig has been recognized as a Military Law Expert for many organizations and media outlets. Craig was interviewed by Las Vegas News Channel 3 for his input involving a court-martial at Nellis Air Force Base. To see the clip click here.
When hiring Craig to vigorously fight for your rights you are choosing a highly experienced attorney to advocate on your behalf. As a former Captain in the U.S. Army JAG Corps, Craig was personally selected to advise multiple high level commanders on military justice issues and was one of the few members of the JAG Corps to have both prosecuted and defended murder cases. While on active duty Craig was detailed to serve in positions as a Trial Counsel, Brigade Judge Advocate and Senior Defense Counsel and it was the experience from all of these positions that he will bring to the battle in your case. Prior to becoming an attorney, Craig served as a Military Police Platoon Leader leading Soldiers and gaining invaluable input into military criminal investigations and procedures. Over the course of his decade long career, Craig has represented over five hundred (500) servicemembers involved in military cases and investigations.