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Criminal Defense & Military Defense

Defending our American Service Members

American service members are subject to distinctive laws. Both in peace and in war, military law governs the lives of all members of our armed forces. The Russell’s Law Firm, PLC understands this complex body of law and effectively represents service members charged with offenses under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. If you are in the military and have been charged with a crime under the UCMJ, or charged with a crime by the civilian authorities, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side. We have built our reputation on getting results. We are intimately familiar with all facets of the criminal justice system, and have the knowledge and skill to make sure you understand your legal options and to guide you through the legal process.

We represent Soldiers in the following criminal cases:

  • Assault and battery
  • Possession of drugs
  • Theft and larceny
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Arson
  • Rape
  • Homicide — murder/manslaughter
  • Domestic violence
  • White collar crime
  • And more

All branches of the American military

We represent all levels of military personnel, including enlisted men and women, non-commissioned officers, warrant officers and commissioned officers. We focus on all branches of the military, helping active and retired members of the:

  • Air Force
  • Army
  • Coast Guard
  • Marine Corps
  • Navy
  • National Guard
  • Reserve Forces

The Uniform Code of Military Justice

The Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) is the foundation of the law for members of the armed forces. The UCMJ applies to active-duty, as well as reserve component personnel. We have in-depth knowledge about the UCMJ, common law, case law and the specific regulations and policies that apply to your branch of the armed forces.

Going the extra mile to ensure your freedom

We ensure that you get the justice you deserve. We have taken an oath to provide exemplary service, an oath that we are dedicated to honoring. Through meticulous preparation and a firm attention to detail, our efforts are always focused on achieving that goal. We personally speak with witnesses, sort through police records and examine the alleged crime scene with a fine-toothed comb, if necessary. We also bring in experts who challenge the prosecution and help us prepare trial strategy.

Nothing is more important than your freedom. If you need a defense attorney who is dedicated to your case, contact The Russell’s Law Firm, PLC today.

Contact the professional Arizona military criminal law attorneys

If you are a Soldier who has been charged with a crime, choose a criminal defense attorney with the experience and dedication to make a difference. Call 520-458-7246 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation. With offices conveniently located in Sierra Vista, Arizona, The Russell’s Law Firm, PLC stands ready to represent you in your criminal matter.

I retained The Russell’s Law Firm after being let down and disappointed by another attorney. I had a complex detailed case involving several jurisdictions and time frames. Chris Russell put me at ease and instilled confidence in me from the minute we met. He looked me in the eye and listened intently. (No small feat for some lawyers). He immediately grasped the nuances and complexities of the case and poured his time, energy and expertise into it. I wouldn’t hesitate to retain him again. I highly recommend the Russell’s Law Firm!!

Daniel S.