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.
Navy E-9 with over 28 years of service tested positive for cocaine on a random urinalysis. At his subsequent Court-Martial, we presented extensive evidence of our client's exceptional military character and the possibility of an unknowing ingestion of cocaine due to his low nanogram level. Result: The member panel found him NOT GUILTY of the charge and our client's outstanding military career continued unblemished.