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In this episode of MJT, the attorneys from Capovilla & Williams are joined by Jonathan Lehrfeld, reporter for the Military Times and host of the Early Bird Brief Podcast, to discuss recent leaks of classified material as well as issues related to media coverage, protection of sensitive intelligence, and other interesting aspects of these… Read More »
In this episode of MJT, former JAG and professor of law Dave Schlueter joins the show to discuss changes set forth in the 2022 and 2023 NDAA, including the role of the commander, creation of the Special Trial Counsel, sentencing, and other hotly debated topics.
The post includes a portion of an episode of the Military Justice Today podcast related to ROTC disenrollments, and specifically the process of being notified, rights of the accused at the Board, and need for preparation prior to. For additional information, please listen to the full podcast episode here. 0:18:33.2 Matt: Let’s talk… Read More »
Mickey Williams and Robert Capovilla were recently recognized in the 20th annual edition of Georgia Super Lawyers magazine, a Thomson Reuters publication. Two of only three attorneys listed in the Military Law category, Mickey and Rob were named Rising Stars, a distinction reserved for only 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40 and… Read More »
The Military Justice Today podcast recently published a new episode titled “Best and Worst Military Bases to Live and Visit.” In the lighthearted episode, Rob and Mickey discuss their favorite and least favorite U.S. military bases, including funny stories from their time in the service as well as travels as civilian defense counsel. To… Read More »
Mickey Williams was recently featured in the 20th anniversary issue of Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine, a Thomson Reuters publication. The article covered Mickey time as an Army Ranger as well as his desire to serve in the JAG Corps and now as a civilian military attorney. To read the full article, click here.
A new episode of the Military Justice Today podcast was released this week. The show is titled “Defending Against Drug-related Charges in the Military” and includes an in depth discussion by military lawyers Mickey Williams, Robert Capovilla, and Dan Higgins. The guys get real about the drug charge process, potential defenses, and short and… Read More »
A new episode of the Military Justice Today podcast recently hit the airwaves. It’s titled “Cross-examination of an Accuser in a Sexual Assault Trial” and takes an in depth look at the challenges, strategies, and courtroom experiences of hosts Rob Capovilla and Mickey Williams. The episode is available on all major podcast platforms as… Read More »
Robert Capovilla, Mickey Williams, and Dan Higgins were named to the 2022 list of Legal Elite by Georgia Trend Magazine. This honor is reserved for less than 300 attorneys in the state and is determined solely by the voting of other lawyers. Congratulations Rob, Mickey, and Dan! For more on the Legal Elite criteria… Read More »
All of the evidence, all of the arguments: everything comes down to the closing statement. I follow four principles when it comes time to bring together all the threads in the trial and present a cohesive, credible, and memorable case to the panel. In the closing argument, I develop my theories of the case… Read More »