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Mark Alan Bridges

Mark Alan Bridges

The Authority in Military Defense
  • Military Law, Criminal Law
  • Hawaii, Kentucky
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Biography

Mark Bridges is a leading authority on military justice and the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). He is recognized as one of the premier criminal law defense attorneys in the military. Mark brings over 30 years of experience as a criminal law defense attorney and prosecutor, military trial judge, and senior legal advisor to his civilian law practice focused exclusively on the defense of military members in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard.

Law Office of Mark A. Bridges, LLLC, located on the Island of Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, provides state of the art representation and criminal defense of military members on Schofield Barracks, Wheeler Army Airfield (Wheeler AAF), Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam (JBPHH), Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH), and all other military installations throughout the world. It is committed to defending members of the Armed Forces, ranging from junior enlisted to senior officers, who are under military investigation, facing adverse action, or pending an Article 32 preliminary hearing and trial by court martial. The firm has extensive experience with all UCMJ offenses, including murder, manslaughter, aggravated assault, kidnapping, rape, sexual assault, sexual contact, stalking, drug offenses, drunk driving, endangerment, robbery, larceny, conspiracy, AWOL, desertion, failure to obey orders, maltreatment, false official statements, obstructing justice, and communicating threats.

Education
Georgetown University Law Center
LL.M. (2006) | Constitutional Law
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Honors: Distinguished Graduate
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Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School
LL.M. (2000) | Criminal Law
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University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
J.D. (1991) | Law
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Centre College
B.A. (1988) | Economics and English
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Professional Experience
Managing Member
Law Office of Mark A. Bridges, LLLC
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Providing state of the art legal representation and criminal defense for military members in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Located on the Island of Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, the Law Office of Mark A. Bridges, LLLC, represents military members throughout the world under military investigation, facing adverse action, or pending Article 32 pretrial hearings or court martial trials. The firm has extensive experience with all UCMJ offenses.
Chief Trial Judge, Chief Circuit Judge, Circuit Judge
US Army Trial Judiciary
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Over ten years experience as a Military Trial Judge in the US Army Trial Judiciary, culminating in assignment as the Chief Trial Judge. Responsible for selection, training, and supervision of all Army Military Trial Judges throughout the world. Developed and managed jury instructions and trial scripts used by Military Judges of all services (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard). Presided over more than 400 court martial trials for UCMJ offenses, including two rarely conducted Capital Murder trials. Responsible for conducting arraignments, motion hearings, bench and jury trials, sentencing proceedings, and post-trial hearings.
Colonel
US Army, Judge Advocate General's Corps
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Criminal Law Litigator, Senior Legal Advisor, and Associate Professor in a variety of assignments as a Judge Advocate (military attorney) in the US Army. Staff Judge Advocate for the 25th Infantry Division and US Army, Hawaii, serving as the principal legal advisor to one of the Army's most senior commanders and managing a legal office with approximately 30 attorney providing legal services throughout Hawaii. Associate Professor, Department of Law, US Military Academy, teaching constitutional and military law. Several assignment as prosecutor, criminal defense attorney, and appellate attorney, and supervisor of prosecution and defense offices.
Awards
Master Military Justice Practitioner
The Judge Advocate General, US Army
Distinguished Graduate, Military Judge Course
American Bar Association, Judicial Division
Distinguished Alumni Award
Centre College
Charles R. English Award
American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section
Roger N. Baldwin Medal of Liberty Award
American Civil Liberties Union
Presidential Commendation
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Professional Associations
US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
Admitted to Practice
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US Supreme Court
Admitted to Practice
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Hawaii State Bar Association  # 9955
Licensed Attorney
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Kentucky State Bar  # 83961
Licensed Attorney
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Hawaii
Hawaii State Bar Association
ID Number: 9955
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Kentucky
Kentucky Bar Association
ID Number: 83961
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Military Law
    Veteran's Benefits
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
Law Office of Mark A. Bridges, LLLC
1110 Nuuanu Ave
A1-5253
Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone: (808) 466-0225
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
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