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Military Defense Lawyers

Court Martial

Court Martial Defense

A Court-Martial is a federal trial which can result in jail time, sex offender registration, a punitive discharge, a federal conviction, forfeiture of pay and more. Having an experienced, aggressive, and hard-working lawyer is imperative for those accused.

Separation Board

Separation Board Defense

The Administrative Separation Process is the military’s way of attempting to fire someone. Service members facing an administrative separation risk losing their job and/or getting a less than honorable discharge.



A service member can be under investigation by several different agencies. Proper legal representation during an investigation is crucial and can help prevent follow on adverse actions.

Article 15

Nonjudicial Punishment Defense

Nonjudicial punishment can lead to loss of rank, pay, and a service member’s time and liberty. It can also be career ending. Service members have important rights when facing nonjudicial punishment that should be explored with an experienced attorney.

Letter of Reprimand

Letters of Reprimand

Letters of Reprimand can be a permanent mark in a service member’s otherwise impeccable personnel file. A proper response and/or appeal of a letter of reprimand can lead to its removal.

Security Clearance

Security Clearance Revocation

Some service members cannot perform their jobs without their security clearances. It can be a confusing process; however, service members are allowed to appeal their security clearance revocations.

Discharge Upgrade

Discharge Upgrades

When a service member receives any discharge besides an Honorable, they lose some VA benefits for that period of service. A service member has the ability to petition for their discharge to be upgraded. An effective, well written, and evidence-based request can lead to the restoration of VA benefits.

Court Martial

Veterans Claims

The Department of Veterans Affairs can deny a Veterans claim for numerous reasons. The process to appeal a decision is confusing and difficult to figure out. The assistance of a quality lawyer can greatly increase the chances of success for a Veterans claim.

Evaluation Reponses

Evaluation Responses and Appeals

A negative or mediocre evaluation report can effectively end a service member’s career. Service members have many ways to respond to and appeal evaluation reports.


Medical/Physical Evaluation Boards

The medical separation process is one of the most confusing processes to go through for a service member. Few people understand it. There are several elections and chances to respond to findings during the process that should be discussed with an attorney.


Property Loss Investigations

The Government will sometimes attempt to charge service members for lost items. Despite what is commonly thought, complex legal analysis must be completed before this can be done. Service members should consult with an attorney before ever accepting a bill for property loss.

Force Reduction Boards

The services frequently attempt to force service members in certain categories out to reduce numbers without much due process. Service members should consult with an attorney if they are notified that they have been selected by one of these programs.

About the Firm

Attorney Matthew Barry is an experienced military defense lawyer who aggressively defends servicemen and women around the world accused of misconduct. He served in the Army for 11 years and is a retired Major. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and the University of Texas School of Law.

Attorney Barry and his Team have represented servicemen and women for all types of allegations. They have extensive experience with sexual assault/rape cases, sexual misconduct cases, domestic violence cases, drug cases, AWOL cases, senior officer and enlisted investigations, DUI cases, and more.

Mr. Barry has a history of getting results and is rated 5/5 stars by his clients on the lawyer review website

Attorney Barry and his Team will travel to any military installation, worldwide. Watch the video, click the button below, or contact us today to start the process of getting a hard-hitting, results-oriented, and experienced lawyer in your corner.

The Firm's High Profile Former Clients Include

A member of the Bin Laden Raid, a senior leader in PFC Vanessa Guillen’s Chain of Command, numerous members of the Special Forces Community, 160th SOAR Pilots, and various Servicemembers accused of Premeditated Murder, Unpremeditated Murder, Involuntary Manslaughter, Negligent Homicide, Dereliction of Duty Resulting in Death, Adult and Child Sex Crimes, Aggravated Assault, and more

Articles Written by Attorney Barry

August 2021: The accused was charged with going AWOL and disobeying a lawful order

CHARGES DISMISSED, NO CONVICTION, NO PUNITIVE DISCHARGE The accused was arrested and placed in pre-trial confinement after going AWOL from his unit. …

Jan 26, 2022

NCIS Investigation Process

NCIS Investigation Process. NCIS, or Naval Criminal Investigative Service, is, essentially, the organization in the Navy that investigates felony-level offenses.  Typically, they…


Army ROTC Disenrollment Process

The Army ROTC Disenrollment Process is governed by AR 145-1, USACC Pamphlet 145-4, and AR 15-6. A Cadet most commonly faces the Army…


Army EO Complaint Process

Army EO Complaint Process. The Army EO Complaint Process is governed by AR 600-20, Chapter 6.  Any complaints involving discrimination based on…


Article 15 Process

Article 15 Process This Article is meant to address the Article 15 process in the Army.  The Article 15 Process is governed…


Special Selection Review Board

The Special Selection Review Board was recently created and is being implemented, with little guidance for those affected. Essentially, The Army has created…


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