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About Our Firm

Mt. Pleasant Military Defense Attorneys

When you're accused of a crime, whom you choose to protect your rights, your reputation, and your career matters. At The Hanzel Law Firm, we provide responsive, personalized counsel that aggressively asserts your rights and interests. Our clients and their loved ones can count on a comprehensive, compassionate, trial-ready approach that is focused on securing optimal results both inside and outside the courtroom, whether in Federal Court, South Carolina Court, Court-Martial or at an Administrative Hearing.

In The Media

Mike Hanzel is a Military Justice Specialist who has been quoted in media outlets like The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, The London Daily Mail, The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk, Virginia, CBS, NBC, and The Island Packet of Beaufort, South Carolina.

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If you are ready to inquire about representation or explore your options with a free 30-minute consultation, contact our offices at (843) 202-4714 today.

What Our work means Our Values
  • Zealous & Ethical Legal Advocacy
    After serving on active duty, Attorney Michael Hanzel has since devoted himself to standing up for fellow servicemembers.
  • Fighting for Your Constitutional Rights
    As 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 & Out
    Our 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 JAG
    With over a decade of experience in the military justice system, Attorney Michael Hazel has achieved outstanding results for our clients.

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