MILITARY OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE ATTORNEYS
Legal Defense for Article 134 Violations
In the military, criminal proceedings are taken quite seriously and anyone who gets in the way can be prosecuted. Obstruction of justice by military personnel involves a much broader prohibition on conduct than that of federal law. The intention of this law, under Article 134 of UCMJ, is to keep personnel from interfering from administrative or criminal proceedings. Like most military offenses, obstruction of justice carries heavy penalties that may affect your life in numerous negative ways.
At Daniel Conway & Associates, we strive to educate and protect our clients. You can rely on our military obstruction of justice lawyers to advocate for you.
Obstruction of justice can include a wide range of acts, including encouraging a victim to take back their accusation or intimidating witnesses in any other way. It may also involve lying or misleading investigators, tampering with evidence, or destroying evidence. Depending on the circumstances, the penalties may involve dishonorable discharge, confinement of five years, and forfeiture of pay.
In order to convict you of this crime, a prosecutor must prove that you:
- Were aware of or believed that a criminal proceeding was taking place
- Committed specific acts
- Committed those acts with the intent to impede the proceedings
- Participated in conduct that had a negative effect on the authority member
Under this law, criminal proceedings may include article 15 proceedings, article 32 investigations, court-martials, federal or state criminal trials, command investigations, or even searches led by law enforcement.
Work with Our Experienced Military Crime Attorneys
When your future, freedom, and military rank are at stake, it is vital that you take action right away. You cannot leave your freedom in the hands of an experienced lawyer. Instead, turn to our experienced military obstruction of justice attorneys. Daniel Conway & Associates has more than 100 years of combined experience in the field which allows us to adamantly protect our clients' rights. Whether we are trying for a reduction or dismissal of charges or reducing the penalties against you, you can count on us to fight for you.
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Daniel Conway Partner
For the better part of the last decade, Mr. Conway has become a nationally recognized resource on military justice. Daniel Conway is a former Marine staff sergeant and captain. He is a proud graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio and University of New Hampshire School of Law. Mr. Conway is recently a former President of the New Hampshire Bar Association Military Law Section and a current member of the DC Bar. Mr. Conway has also written a book on Military Crimes and Defenses that is near publication with a major ...Read More
Gary Myers Partner
Gary Myers is a former JAG officer and one of the most experienced civilian military defense counsel in the country. He attended the University of Delaware where he received his undergraduate degree in chemical engineering in 1965. Gary Myers served as president of his freshman, sophomore and junior classes and went on in his senior year to be president of the student body. Gary Myers then attended the Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, and graduated in 1968. Gary Myers paid his way through law school by ...Read More
Brian Pristera Attorney
A Richmond, Virginia native, Mr. Pristera graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. After spending some time as a DuPont engineer, specifically working on Kevlar manufacturing and ballistics applications, Mr. Pristera attended law school at the University of New Hampshire. On July 4, 2010, Mr. Pristera was commissioned in the U.S. Army in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps. Mr. Pristera spent almost six years on active duty. He spent just over three of those years in criminal defense, ...Read More
Joseph Galli Attorney
Originally from Portland, Maine, Mr. Galli attended Elmira College in New York on a four-year Army ROTC Scholarship. At Elmira, he double majored in Business Administration and Public Affairs. Mr. Galli graduated from Elmira College in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science degree and was Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army. Mr. Galli began his study of the law in 2009 at the University of New Hampshire School of Law. There, he focused on litigation and honed his advocacy skills as a member of the Advanced Trial ...Read More
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