Military Criminal Defense Lawyers Serving Active-Duty Personnel at Fort Meade at Fort Meade, MD.
Led by a former member of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG), Crisp and Associates Military Law is a criminal defense law firm that represents active-duty military personnel in military criminal matters. If you are stationed at Fort Meade and have been charged with a crime or are facing disciplinary action by the Navy, we can help protect your job and your freedom. Call now for a free consultation with one of our experienced military attorneys.
While facing criminal charges is a serious matter for anyone, for members of the military, mounting a successful defense takes on heightened importance. Facing a court-martial, Article 15 non-judicial proceeding, or administrative separation hearing can lead to severe consequences, and to protect your freedom, your status in the military, and your family’s future, you need an experienced attorney on your side.
The defense attorneys at Crisp and Associates Military Law bring decades of legal experience to representing members of the Army in military criminal matters. We have experience representing servicemen, servicewomen, and officers stationed at Fort Meade, Maryland and elsewhere around the world, and founding attorney Jonathan Crisp served in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG) in Germany before entering private practice. We understand what is at risk, and we know how to protect your career, your freedom, and your future. To start building your defense, contact us today.
What We Do
If you are stationed at Fort Meade and are under investigation or facing charges, we are here to help you. With more than 75 years of combined legal experience, our attorneys have represented numerous servicemen and servicewomen stationed worldwide in cases involving:
- Drug Crimes
- Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
- Sexual Assault and Violent Crimes
- Court-Martial Defense
- Non-judicial Punishment (UCMJ Article 15)
- Qualitative Management Program (QMP) Appeals
- Records Correction/Discharge Upgrade
- Denial of Security Clearance
About Fort Meade
Home of the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), Fort Meade is located midway between Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and Annapolis, Maryland. Encompassing over 5,000 acres in Anne Arundel County, Fort Meade is located off of U.S.-175. Fort Meade has a workforce of over 55,000 personnel, while supporting a population of over 100,000 active duty, dependent, civilian and retired personnel.
Facilities within the boundaries of Fort Meade include shopping, lodging, dining, and entertainment, including two bowling alleys, and a movie theater. Fort Meade also has outdoor recreational areas, including access to Burba Lake, a military recreation site. However the majority of Fort Meade base is devoted to supporting mission objectives.
Established in 1917, Fort Meade has historically played an important role in military training. Ft. Mead was utilized as a training facility during both World Wars and was home to the “Hello Girls,” bilingual women telephone-switchboard operators in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during WWI. In support of WWII operations, between 1942 and 1946 over 3,500,000 men utilized Fort Meade as a training facility. This history was repeated in 1990, when Fort Meade was utilized to process Reserve members called up in support of Operation Desert Shield.
Today, Fort Meade serves as the center for information, intelligence and cyber operations for all branches of the U.S. military. In support of this mission, the installation is home to all five branches of the Unites States Military and also hosts over 100 federal agencies, including the National Security Agency (NSA).
The units and tenants stationed at Fort Meade include:
- U.S. Cyber Command
- 902nd Military Intelligence Group
- National Security Agency (NSA)
- 308th Military Intelligence Battalion
- Joint Force Headquarters Department of Defense Information Network (JFHQ-DODIN)
- 32nd Civil Support Team (Weapons of Mass Destruction)
- USAF 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing
- USMC Force Cyber Commander
- Defense Information School (DINFOS)
- USN 10th Fleet/ U.S. Fleet Cyber Command
- Various other units and tenant organizations
What to Do After an Arrest at Fort Meade
If you have been arrested on suspicion of DUI, possession of a controlled substance, sexual assault, theft, or any other crime at Fort Meade, there are a number of steps you need to take immediately. Following an arrest, you should:
- Exercise Your Article 31 Rights – The Right to Remain Silent. Once you have been arrested, you have the right to remain silent, and it is important that you do so. CID or Military Police will likely use a number of different tactics to try to get you to admit guilt, but you do not have to (and should not) say anything that could be used against you until you speak with an attorney.
- Exercise Your Right to Legal Representation. The one thing that you should say is that you want to talk to a lawyer. You have the right to legal representation, and having an attorney present during your interrogation will help ensure that you do not say anything or make any other mistakes that could jeopardize your defense.
- Avoid Speaking with Anyone About Your Case. In addition to exercising your right to remain silent with the CID or Military Police, you should also avoid speaking with anyone else about your case. Cellmates, friends, and even family members could become witnesses for the government, and it is imperative that you avoid giving prosecutors access – directly or indirectly – to anything that could be used against you.
Who We Are
Crisp and Associates Military Law is a military criminal defense law firm that focuses exclusively on representing enlisted service members and military officers in criminal matters. Along with former Army JAG lawyer Jonathan Crisp, our team includes a veteran former police officer with specialized training in forensic science, and a former number one rated Senior Defense Counsel in the Air Force, each of whom bring unique insights to defending clients in military court, including courts martial and administrative separation proceedings.Meet our criminal defense lawyers:
- Jonathan W. Crisp, Founder and Former U.S. Army JAG Lawyer
- Bryan DePowell, Criminal Defense Attorney and Former Police Officer
- Donald Gordon, Of Counsel
- Christopher Nuneviller, Of Counsel
Contact Crisp and Associates Military Law for a Free Initial Consultation
If you would like more information about what our attorneys can do to help you, contact Crisp and Associates Military Law for a free initial consultation. To speak with an experienced criminal defense lawyer in confidence, call (888) 811-6416 or inquire online now.