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Former JAG Providing Legal Counsel
If you are facing criminal charges for sexual assault, drugs, domestic violence, assault and battery, larceny or fraud, DUI, murder or any other crime, retaining the services of experienced and knowledgeable legal counsel as soon as possible is vital. As an attorney experienced in military justice, administrative and criminal law, The Hanzel Law Firm can provide you with the representation you need to get the best result possible in your case.
To service members worldwide who need help defending themselves:
Michael B. Hanzel is a military veteran and understands how important your reputation and career are to you. As a former JAG, Michael B. Hanzel has a unique understanding of how the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) and the military justice system work. To those seeking help with UCMJ matters, whether you are stationed in Virginia, Washington, California, Florida, North Carolina, Texas, Italy, England, Germany, South Carolina, Hawaii or anywhere else around the globe, He is standing by to fight for your rights and will not hesitate to travel to you if your case requires it.
Client ReviewsCommitted to Each & Every Case
Outstanding work on my case
My Administrative Separation Case was assigned to Michael Hanzel. I feel compelled to write this review to for two reasons. First is out of appreciation of his outstanding work on my case resulting in retention and a no basis deliberation. Secondly to keep other service members from falling victim to other subpar civilians doing military defense, l which I had experienced from an attorney I hired before him.
Mike contacted me to discuss the case and was very patient while hearing the account as told from my point of view. He had me send him all the documents and evidence I had in my case. After reviewing the government's argument, he gave me the plan for defense which I noticed was very well articulated and organized. During the board he presented very logical and thought-out counter arguments to the government's case. He was very articulate and didn't allow the recorder to manipulate the board with emotional arguments and lead them away from making a decision based solely on an emotional response.
I cannot thank Mike enough, he facilitated a victory that allows me to be retained, retire and keep my benefits and in doing so ended a 5-year legal battle with the government. He is very much worth retaining based on the stellar job I observed him perform. If you are a service member in need, contact him for the sake of giving yourself the best chances you can have in defending yourself. I wish him the best, again no words can convey how much I appreciate the job he did and the impact that has left on my life.”
He saved my family and there is no price you can put on that.
“His ability to cut straight to the heart of the matter makes him an incredible force in the courtroom and got me an acquittal in less than an hour of jury deliberation.”
He was professional, meticulous, and thorough at his job.
“When I was found not guilty I knew it was because of the hard work and dedication that Mr. Hanzel and his team did that made it happen.”
Mike Hanzel is a fair, honest and caring man, traits you don't find in many lawyers. YOU CAN NOT GO WRONG!
“If you are looking for a lawyer who will research every aspect of history and find away to relate it to your case, then Mike Hanzel is the one for you.”
Mr. Hanzel is one of the very few attorneys that does it for all the right reasons.
“He has a real passion for law, but more importantly, a personal drive for the truth to be told, heard, and acted upon. Mr. Hanzel is one of the very few attorneys that does it for all the right reasons.”
UCMJ Defense for U.S. Military Worldwide Defense Your Case Is Our Top Priority
Accomplished Former JAG Officer Serving Our Military Worldwide
CommiTted to Fighting for Justice
Attorney Michael B. Hanzel has honed his craft through his dedication and determination. With more than a decade of experience in the military justice system, he provides his clients with focused, zealous, and ethical representation. Michael B. Hanzel is committed to protecting the Constitutional rights of his clients and has a proven track record of successful results.
Zealous & Ethical Legal AdvocacyAfter serving on active duty, Attorney Michael Hanzel has since devoted himself to standing up for fellow servicemembers.
Fighting for Your Constitutional RightsAs JAG, Attorney Michael Hanzel swore an oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. He will protect your rights and fighting for your freedom.
Know the Criminal Justice System Inside & OutOur attorneys have seen the best and worst of our justice system. They will do what it takes to navigate you through its complexities.
Proven Track Record as US Navy JAGWith over a decade of experience in the military justice system, Attorney Michael Hazel has achieved outstanding results for our clients.
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