Military Crimes

Daniel A. Marquez began his military career as a prosecutor, eventually becoming a Senior Prosecutor within his office.  As a defense attorney, he rose through the ranks and established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the courtroom and a compassionate advocate for his clients.  As a Senior Defense Attorney, he led a team of attorneys, located in 3 different offices in Southern California and Arizona, amassing acquittals in complex, difficult cases.  Whatever situation you may find yourself in, Daniel A. Marquez is here to help you out.  Whether you are being investigated, questioned, charged, going to court-martial or any other type of hearing, Daniel A. Marquez has the experience and knowledge to help you out.

As a military attorney Daniel A. Marquez attained the rank of Major in the United States Marine Corps and served in almost every legal billet possible.

Senior Prosecutor and Senior Defense Attorney—supervising, teaching, and training other attorneys on how to handle criminal cases.  Dan Marquez’ team handled hundreds of cases in the busiest region in the Department of Defense.

Article 32 Officer—a quasi-judicial and fact-finding role serving as a preliminary hearing officer in an Article 32 investigation and making recommendations to a Commanding General on how to dispose of high level criminal charges.

Legal Advisor (Battalion Judge Advocate and Staff Judge Advocate)—provided legal advice to Commanding Officers and Commanding Generals at all levels of commands in garrison and in combat, from units of 1,000 to forces numbering 40,000.  Responsible for Military Justice matters and advising how criminal cases and investigations should be handled and resolved.  Responsible for all Law of War/Rules of Engagement training and investigations.

Special Assistant to the United States Attorney—responsible for handling hundreds of civilian criminal cases that occurred on military installations.

Base Magistrate—judicial role responsible for handling hundreds of minor offenses committed by military and civilians on military installations such as minor traffic offenses, shoplifting, minor assaults, and DUIs.

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Law of War/Law of Armed Conflict/Rules of Engagement

Attorney Daniel A. Marquez has been expertly trained on the Law of War/Law of Armed Conflict and Rules of Engagement.  He knows this area of the law inside and out.  He’s advised both Commanders and individual servicemembers in combat on the Law of War, Rules of Engagement, and handling detainees and enemy combatants.  He has personally trained thousands of servicemembers in the Law of War/Law of Armed Conflict and Rules of Engagement–from enlisted grunts to fighter pilots.  Whether it involved detainee abuse, troops in contact with small arms fire, coordinated attacks, IED clearance, or dropping ordnance on enemy combatants and known terrorists.

Daniel A. Marquez not only knows the law, he knows how it applies in any given situation. He has reviewed hundreds of investigations into the use of force, escalation of force, civilian casualties, and violations of the law of war.  There are very few military attorneys with the same level of experience that Daniel A. Marquez has in this area of the law.

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If you are under investigation or facing charges for a violation of the Law of War/Law of Armed Conflict or Rules of Engagement, you need to contact The Law Office of Daniel A. Marquez immediately and ask Dan to take a look at your case.  You need a lawyer who knows this unique area of the law and how it applies in your specific case. Your initial consultation is always free.

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The Military Justice system is completely different from the state or Federal systems.    If the military is coming after you, they have a number of options available.  Each one has its own special rules and procedures. You need an attorney with experience in this unique area of the law and all of the different forums where you may find yourself.  Attorney Daniel A. Marquez served in the United States Marine Corps as a military Trial Attorney, attaining the rank of Major, and serving as both a SENIOR PROSECUTOR and SENIOR DEFENSE ATTORNEY.

Dan can represent you in almost any forum and capacity in the military, including:

  • General Court-Martial
  • Article 32 Investigation
  • Special Court-Martial
  • Summary Court-Martial
  • Court-Martial Appeals
  • Non-Judicial Punishment & Appeals
  • Boards of Inquiry & Appeals
  • Administrative Separations & Appeals
  • Military Records Corrections and Discharge Upgrades

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If you are under investigation in the military or facing criminal charges at any level, you need to contact The Law Office of Daniel A. Marquez immediately and ask Dan to take a look at your case.  You need a lawyer who knows exactly what is at stake and how to protect your rights. Your initial consultation is always free.

A Winning Record:

Daniel A. Marquez has established a strong record of success in military courts-martial.  He has handled hundreds of military courts-martial ranging from the most minor offenses to crimes carrying the possibility of life in prison.  Through that experience he has learned how to investigate, breakdown, and develop military criminal cases to get proven positive results for his clients.  Below you will see a sample of some of the types of cases Dan has worked on and the results he has achieved.

Article 120-Sexual Assault/Rape—involving either adults or minors

Article 128—Assault, Battery, and Other Violent Crimes

Article 112a—Use, Possession, and Distribution of Controlled Substances

Article 107—False Official Statement

Article 89—Disrespect

Article 90—Willfully Disobeying Order

Article 91—Insubordination

Article 92—Failure to Obey Order

Article 93—Cruelty and Maltreatment

Article 95—Resisting Apprehension

Article 108—Damaging/Destroying Military Property

Article 111—Drunk Operation of Vehicle/Military DUI

Article 112—Drunk on Duty

Article 115—Malingering

Article 117—Provoking Speech or Gestures

Article 121—Larceny

Article 123—Forgery

Article 125—Sodomy

Article 133—Conduct Unbecoming

Article 134—Fraternization

Article 134—Drunk and Disorderly

Article 134—Communicating a Threat

Article 134—Child Pornography

 

United States v. C.P    
Charges: Assault with a Loaded Firearm (facing 10+ years)
Outcome:  All criminal charges dismissed

United States v. D.R    
Charges: Aggravated Sexual Assault (facing 30+ years)
Outcome:  Not Guilty

United States v. D.G & G.M   
Charges: Rape (facing Life in prison)
Outcome: All criminal charges dismissed

United States v. J.S   
Charges: Aggravated Sexual Assault (facing 30+ years)
Outcome: Not Guilty

United States v. S.R  
Charges: Aggravated Sexual Contact w/ a Child (facing 20+ years)
Outcome: 6 months confinement

United States v. J.S  
Charges: Rape (facing Life in prison)    Aggravated Sexual Assault (facing 30+ years)
Outcome: 3 months confinement for Battery

United States v. T.S 
Charges: Purchasing, Accessing, and Downloading Child Porn (facing 30 years)
Outcome: Not Guilty

United States v. T.F 
Charges: Aggravated Sexual Assault (facing 30+ years)
Outcome: Not Guilty

United States v. J.B 
Charges:Distribution of a Controlled Substance (facing 15 years), Wrongful possession & introduction of a Controlled Substance,(facing 10 years),Communicating a Threat (facing 3 years)
Outcome: Not Guilty

United States v. J.M 
Charges:Disobeying a Lawful Order (facing 5 years)
Outcome: Not Guilty

United States v. S.C
Charges: Assault with an unloaded firearm (facing 1 year)
Outcome: Not Guilty

United States v. M.L-E
Charges: Driving While Intoxicated
Outcome: Not Guilty

*DISCLAIMER* The case results listed on this page and/or website do not guarantee any result in any given case. Each case is different.  The Law Office of Daniel A. Marquez cannot guarantee any particular result or resolution to your specific case.

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El Paso, TX 79902

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Fax: 915.207.1930

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