Courts-Martial Defense Lawyer

Experienced San Diego Military Offenses Attorney

Phillip Stackhouse is a military defense attorney based out of San Diego and Vista, California. As a retired U.S. Marine JAG officer, Mr. Stackhouse has been involved in hundreds of courts-martial matters. Mr. Stackhouse retired in 2006 and opened his military defense law firm with a focus on protecting the rights of U.S. service men and women. Clients facing courts martial offenses and other disciplinary actions that can ruin their futures have received skillful defense through his practice as a military defense lawyer.

If You Face A Court Martial

If you are under investigation for a criminal matter during your service with the United States Armed Forces, you may face judgment and sentencing through a court martial: a summary court martial, a special court martial or a general court martial. These are named in order of seriousness, with a summary court martial handing minor charges and a general court martial handling the most serious felony-type offenses. An Article 32 preliminary hearing may well lead you to a general court martial. You have the right to be represented by a civilian counsel and to attend the Article 32 investigation. To maximize your chances of a favorable outcome contact our offices early to maximize your chances for a successful outcome.

Your rights as outlines in the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) are similar to those civilians have in criminal courts, including the right to a speedy trial, the right to confront witnesses, and the right to remain silent.

What If You Are Convicted At A Court Martial?

You could lose your reputation, military pay, freedom and service benefits if you are convicted of a military offense through a court martial. Phillip Stackhouse, Attorney, has built a strong reputation as an effective Military Appellate Defense Counsel representing men and women before the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals, Army Court of Criminal Appeals, Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals, Coast Guard Court of Criminal Appeals, and Court of Appeals of the Armed Forces.

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From offices in San Diego and Vista, California, Mr. Stackhouse represents members of the U.S. Armed Forces and military contractors in military justice cases and investigations at installations nationwide and worldwide. Contact his office to learn how he can help protect your rights in the face of any military legal problem or federal criminal charges.