Fort Drum, New York Military Lawyers
The team of legal professionals at Capovilla & Williams is dedicated to protecting the rights of U.S. military service members based at Fort Drum in New York. Our attorneys are frequently retained to vigorously defend those facing accusations of sexual assault, domestic violence, drug test failure, theft, and other serious offenses. We also provide customized legal representation for a number of administrative matters, including GOMOR and AR 15-6 rebuttals, OER and NCOER rebuttals, and all military separation board proceedings. If you are facing a life-changing legal issue, our team would like to discuss your options with you.
Serving at Fort Drum
Fort Drum is a U.S. Army base on the northern border of New York in Jefferson County, roughly 30 miles from the Canadian border. It is home to more than a dozen military units, including the 10th Mountain Division, and has more than 15,000 active-duty Army service members, 18,000 family members, and 3,700 civilians.
Fort Drum provides full-spectrum training and base operations support to all of the service branches, 11 states, and parts of Canada. Annually, Fort Drum offers training and base operations support to more than 26,500 Reserve and National Guard members as well as personnel from other federal, state, and local agencies.
Fort Drum’s mission is to generate, rapidly deploy, and sustain ready forces to meet national security requirements while caring for soldiers, families, and civilians.
Courts-Martial and Investigations at Fort Drum
Due in part to its size and population, Fort Drum conducts a high number of misconduct investigations and full courts-martial each year. In fact, as of mid-April 2021, Fort Drum has 11 court-martials pending with an estimated 2-3 times more active investigations on base. Service members of all ranks facing investigations and courts-martial at Fort Drum regularly hire the experienced military attorneys of Capovilla & Williams to defend them. Our cases range from sexual assault and harassment to positive drug tests, disorderly conduct, failure to obey orders, and AWOL charges.
Experienced Fort Drum Military Criminal Defense Attorney
Serving our nation at Fort Drum can provide for rewarding opportunities, career advancement, and valuable retirement benefits. However, a criminal investigation, charge, or conviction can end your career and/or do irreparable damage to your reputation and personal life. If you’ve been arrested and charged, or are facing investigation at Fort Drum, you need the very best military defense lawyers by your side.
At Capovilla & Williams, our mission is to defend our clients from false charges, malicious prosecutions, and politically motivated commands. We do this by employing a skilled team of independent investigators and military justice attorneys with wide-ranging experience as prior Army prosecutors and defense attorneys. We know how the UCMJ works and how prosecutors conduct investigations and courts-martial. In short, while the military has an obligation to treat you fairly, that does not always happen, and we are here to protect our clients, their families, and their futures.
Our firm has represented clients falsely accused of harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, military drug crimes, DUI, and more. Whether you are facing an investigation, a court-martial trial, separation or disenrollment board, we can help. For a free, confidential consultation with an experienced Capovilla & Williams military attorney, call our office today at 404-496-7674 or contact us online.