Attorney Profile

Proudly serving the residents of Bell, Williamson, Travis, and Coryell Counties, including all Service members and their dependents on Fort Hood. The following municipalities are included as well: Belton, Copperas Cove, Temple, Troy, Killeen, Harker Heights, Nolanville, Salado, Georgetown, Jarrell, Taylor, Hutto, Florence, Liberty Hill, Cedar Park, Leander, Thrall, Plugerville, Lago Vista, Manor, Gatesville, Flat.

I am well-versed in criminal defense and military and family law matters. I am licensed to practice in:

  • Texas State Courts

  • US District Courts

  • Military Courts

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I am active in a number of professional organizations, including: 

  • American Bar Association

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

  • Bell County Bar Association

  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

  • Texas District and County Attorneys Association

  • Texas Bar Association (Criminal Justice, Military Law, Family Law)​​

  • Council member for the Military and Veterans Law Section of the State Bar of Texas

I earned my Doctorate of Jurisprudence (J.D.) from the Valparaiso University School of Law in 2000. I joined the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Corps in 2002 to combine my passion for the law and contribute to the war on terror. In 2010 I left active duty and joined the Army Reserves so that I could start my own law practice and focus on helping people deal with criminal, military and family legal matters.

While in the JAG Corps I served as:

  • Chief of Legal Assistance - Fort Huachuca, AZ

  • Chief of Client Services - Fort Huachuca, AZ

  • Trial Counsel (military prosecutor) - Fort Huachuca, AZ

  • Special Assistant to the U.S. Attorney - Tucson, AZ

  • Senior Trial Counsel - 1st Infantry Division (Würzburg, Germany) 

  • Officer-in-Charge - Joint Multinational Readiness Center (Hohenfels, Germany)

  • Trial Defense Counsel - Fort Hood, TX

  • Trial Defense Counsel - 22nd Legal Operations Detachment

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​​I recently retired from the Armed Forces after dedicating 24 years to this beloved nation!

My awards from the U.S. Army include: 

  • Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC)

  • Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC)

  • Army Achievement Award

  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

  • Army Service Ribbon

  • Overseas Service Ribbon

Prior to going to law school I enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1990. Serving with the 1st Marine Division at Camp Pendleton, California, I deployed as part of Operations "Desert Shield" and "Desert Storm" with the 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment (Field Artillery). Our unit later deployed to Bangladesh to assist the survivors of a tropical cyclone as part of Operation "Sea Angel," one of the largest military disaster relief efforts ever carried out. The operation was credited with having saved as many as 200,000 lives. I last served with the 5th Marine Regiment (Infantry) before being honorably discharged in 1994.

My awards from the U.S. Marine Corps include:

  • Combat Action Ribbon

  • Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal

  • National Defense Service Medal

  • Southwest Asia Service Medal

  • Humanitarian Service Medal

  • Sea Service Deployment Ribbon

  • Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia)

  • Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait)

  • Joint Meritorious Unit Award

  • Navy Unit Commendation


I later used my GI Bill to attend Purdue University, where I received a Bachelor of Science in Management (graduating "with honors"), majoring in finance and accounting.


Our Practice

Criminal Defense

Extensive Experience, Dedicated Criminal Defense Attorney 

  • Driving While Intoxicated

  • Driving While License Invalid

  • Drug Offenses

  • Assault & Battery

  • Sexual Assault

  • Expunctions & Orders of Non-Disclosure

  • State & Federal

  • Probation Violations

  • Felonies & Misdemeanors

  • Occupational Driver's Licenses

Military Law

Experienced Military Criminal Defense Lawyer. Trusted Representation for All Service Members

  • Courts-martial

  • Article 15s (NJP)

  • Administrative Separations/Elimination Actions

  • Letters of Reprimand (e.g., GOMORS)

  • Discharge upgrades suspect rights

  • Article 120 Rape

  • Article 120b Sexual Assault of Child

  • Article 120c Other Sexual Misconduct

  • Aggravated Sexual Assault

  • Rape

  • Manslaughter / Attempted Murder

  • Larceny

  • Drug Crimes

  • Article 81 Conspiracy

  • Obstruction of Justice

  • Pandering

  • Solicitation

  • Adultery

  • Sodomy

  • Articles of the UCMJ

Family Law

Caring Family Attorney, with a Strong Focus on Your Family's Best Interest.

  • Adoption

  • Child Custody

  • Child Support Child and Spousal Support

  • Child Custody and Visitation

  • Collaborative Divorce

  • Dividing Retirement Assets in Divorce

  • Divorce Mediation

  • Enforcement of Divorce Terms

  • Parental Relocation

  • Parenting Plans

  • Paternity / Parentage

  • Post-Divorce Modifications

  • Pre-Marital, Post-Marital Agreements

  • Property Division

  • Step-Parent Adoptions

  • Temporary Orders Before Divorce