Army Soldier deserted on eve of deployment for 3+ years.
Result: No Conviction, No Confinement, No Criminal Record, No Punitive Discharge.
Grover H. Baxley is the founding attorney of JAG Defense. As a former member of the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps, Mr. Baxley now provides highly experienced representation for military members in all branches of service all over the world.
Thomas M. Rodrigues retired from active duty as a Colonel in 2019 after serving 23 years in the Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps. Colonel Rodrigues has extensive experience in military justice, litigation and administrative processes.
Air Force E-3 was charged with raping and engaging in indecent acts with a 15-year old girl. At his General Court-Martial, our aggressive cross-examination of the alleged victim established countless inconsistencies in her version of what occurred. Further, we presented evidence of our client’s innocent state of mind following the night that the misconduct allegedly occurred. Result: Without even having to testify, our client was ACQUITTED of all charges against him.