Virginia And Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys
Harris, Carmichael, & Ellis, PLLC, is committed to your defense. Our approach to defense is zealous, organized, and fast-paced. We have defended federal law enforcement agents, senior military officers, business owners, a cyber online activist, professional athletes, and many others in nationally recognized criminal cases. We have extensive experience handling Federal Cases, amazing Case Results, and outstanding Client Reviews.
Military Defense Attorneys
Harris, Carmichael, & Ellis, PLLC, represents active-duty service-members in a variety of settings. Contact us if you are being investigated by your command, or military investigative agency, preferably before you answer any questions, so that we can give you the best advice possible. We are ready and waiting to guide you through the non-judicial punishment process, or represent you at your summary, special, or general court-martial if necessary.
Simultaneously, we will advise you on the impact this could have on your ability to remain in the military, retire with or without benefits, and continue on in the career of your choice, with the security clearance of your choice. We represent individuals at their boards of inquiry and administrative separation boards. Retaining the right lawyer as early in the process as you can is the best weapon you have against your hard-earned military career going up in smoke.
Call 703-684-7908 for an initial free consultation so that we can begin working together and preserve all of the opportunities open to you. If you are incarcerated, we will contact you in the jail where you are held, and we will remain in contact throughout the pendency of your case. If you are able to come in to the office, we will ask you to come meet in person as soon as possible. We look forward to helping you.
We are able and ready to represent you in the following types of cases:
Federal: Theft of Government Property, Assault of Federal Officials, Possession of Drugs, Conspiracy, Manufacture or Distribution of Drugs, Conspiracy, Robbery, Illegal Possession of Weapons, Immigration crimes, Child Pornography, Wire Fraud, Bank Fraud, Mortgage Fraud, and other Fraud offenses including Embezzlement, Immigration and Marriage Fraud, Espionage, Bribery, International Extradition, Attempted Murder, Driving on Suspended, Reckless Driving, and DUI, among others.
Virginia: Arson, Fraud, Theft, Embezzlement, Domestic Assault, Child Neglect, Assault and Battery, Malicious Wounding, Attempted Murder, Escape, Manslaughter, Robbery, Burglary, Illegal Possession of a Firearm, Eluding, Sexual Battery, Child Pornography, and Rape, Underage Alcohol Possession, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drugs, Conspiracy, Manufacture or Distribution of Drugs, Solicitation, Drunk in Public, Trespass, Driving on Suspended, DUI, and Reckless Driving, among others.
Military: Military investigations, non-judicial punishments, administrative separation boards, boards of inquiry. Violations of the UCMJ including fraternization, adultery, fraud, theft, embezzlement, disorderly conduct, rape, sexual assault, AWOL/desertion, assault/domestic violence, and more.
If you have not yet been charged but are being criminally investigated or have been subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury, contact us as soon as possible so that we can ensure you have the full protections you are entitled to.
Sentencing: If you are convicted of a crime, you will need a lawyer to prepare well in advance for sentencing, whether in a Virginia, military, or federal case. Sentencing considerations are attended to by us from the first time we meet, and we seamlessly integrate sentencing investigation into every minute spent on your case.
Violations: We have extensive experience representing a wide variety of people on their federal probation violations, federal supervised release violations, and Virginia probation violations, and our unique, whole-person, zealous approach will put you in the best possible position to ask the court for, and receive, another chance.
We practice in the following jurisdictions: Eastern District of Virginia federal courts (including Alexandria federal court, Richmond federal court, Norfolk federal court, and Newport News federal court); Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William County, Loudoun County, and other surrounding Northern Virginia jurisdictions, as well as all military courts. ContactHarris, Carmichael, & Ellis, PLLC today.