May 1, 2023 – Press Release MJA is excited to announce that Chip Hodge – who joined our firm last July – has moved into a full-time role as Partner. Chip’s practice areas include military administrative and criminal defense, civil litigation, and family law. Chip, a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine, Read More
PRESS RELEASE – JULY 28, 2022 Liberty-Life Media, a pro-military media outlet, reports that MJA will represent Marine veterans and their families harmed by Camp Lejeune Water Contamination. After years of denying justice to those harmed by the toxic water, Congress recently passed the “Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022” which, once signed into, Read More
July 1, 2022 – Press Release MJA is pleased to announce that Clare C. (Chip) Hodge, III has joined our military criminal defense team. Chip is an experienced trial attorney who retired from active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps in 2022 as a Lieutenant Colonel, having served as a judge advocate in numerous, Read More
On April 28, 2021, a class notice was issued that the Naval Discharge Review Board (NDRB) would automatically begin reconsidering discharge upgrade applications for Marines and Sailors who have served since October 7, 2001, and who were discharged with a less than honorable characterization of service while diagnosed with or showing symptoms attributable to post-traumatic, Read More
The military’s Criminal Investigation Division has one, very important job: to investigate and determine whether or not a service member has committed a crime, or if their actions or involvement warrant court-martial. The CID is essentially the military’s version of a criminal investigator. Though many times CID agents will take a casual approach, make, Read More
NPR’s Sarah McCammon asks military law expert Gerry Healy about President Trump’s latest policy restricting military service by transgender troops. Click the link here to read more.
The AIOCLA recently announced their 2016 “10 Best” Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in South Carolina. After thoroughly researching each candidate by the AIOCLA, Mr. Healy was formally nominated by the institute, clients, and fellow attorneys. He was chosen based on receiving the highest degree of professional achievement in criminal and military law,, Read More
Social media continues to be a hot topic of debate in many tried cases, raising questions about the legal validity of Facebook posts, tweets and comments on web sites as evidence. Unlike most American citizens, members of the military are held to the highest of standards and the proper use of social media is, Read More