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Joshua  Traeger

Joshua Traeger

Founding Attorney, True North Legal Group & The Military Defense Firm
  • Criminal Law, Business Law, Military Law
  • Michigan
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Josh Traeger is the Founding Attorney of both True North Legal Group and The Military Defense firm. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University (B.A. 2006) and Loyola University Chicago School of Law (J.D. 2009). After law school, Josh joined the United States Air Force and served on active duty for ten years. His primary role was as a Senior Trial Counsel, prosecuting criminal matters and handling the military's most difficult cases worldwide. After separating from active duty, Josh moved home to Northern Michigan and established two businesses.

True North Legal Group is a community-centered law practice that serves the people of Northern Michigan in the areas of Small Business Startup & Development, Nonprofit Startup & Development, Criminal Law, Veterans Law, Civil Rights, and Employee Rights.

The Military Defense Firm provides legal representation to military members in courts-martial, separation boards, and other disciplinary matters. The team at The Military Defense Firm helps active duty and reserve military members worldwide.

Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Activities: Philip H. Corboy Fellow in Trial Advocacy
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Wake Forest University
B.A. | Political Science, Spanish
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Professional Experience
Founding Attorney
True North Legal Group
- Current
A community-centered law practice serving the people of Northern Michigan.
Founding Attorney
The Military Defense Firm
- Current
Providing court-martial representation, separation board representation, and other defense services to military members worldwide.
Senior Trial Counsel
United States Air Force
Lead prosecutor in complex courts-martial, handling the military's most difficult cases worldwide.
Excellence in Trial Advocacy Award
American Association for Justice
Professional Associations
Michigan State Bar  # P80426
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of Michigan
ID Number: P80426
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  • Free Consultation
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Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Military Law
Veteran's Benefits
Additional Practice Area
  • Nonprofit Law
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
True North Legal Group
The Military Defense Firm
Contact & Map
True North Legal Group
733 E. Eighth Street
Suite 207
Traverse City, MI 49686
Telephone: (231) 800-8654
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed