Michael Waddington

Michael Waddington

Gonzalez & Waddington, LLC
  • Communications & Internet Law, Criminal Law, International Law...
  • Georgia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, South Carolina
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Summary

Michael Waddington is a criminal defense lawyer and bestselling author specializing in serious felonies, military crimes, sexual assault, military sex crimes, court martial cases, and war crimes. Contact him at 1-866-969-9860 or www.ucmjdefense.com. Mr. Waddington has been reported on and quoted by hundreds of major media sources worldwide and has provided consultation services to CNN Investigative Reports, 60 Minutes, Katie Couric, ABC Nightline, the BBC, German Public Television, CNN, CBS, the 2010-212 Golden Globe winning TV series “The Good Wife” and other various international media outlets. He appeared in a major CNN Documentary, the 2009 “Killings at the Canal” and some of his cases have been the subject of books and movies, including the Academy Award Winning Documentary “Taxi to the Dark Side” (view trailer), the 2013 documentary, “The Kill Team,” the books “The ‘Good Soldier’ on Trial,” “Strike & Destroy,” and Brian De Palma’s “Redacted,” (De Palma also directed “Scarface” and “Carlito’s Way”). From 2013-2015, Mr. Waddington wrote chapters in the American Bar Association (ABA) book, “The State of Criminal Justice.” This annual publication examines major issues, trends and significant changes in the criminal justice system and is one of the cornerstones of the ABA’s Criminal Justice Section’s work. This publication serves as an invaluable resource for policy-makers, academics, and students of the criminal justice system.

Education
Temple University Beasley School of Law
J.D. / Law
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Honors: Trial Advocacy
Duquesne University
B.A. / History, Spanish
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Professional Experience
Partner
Gonzalez & Waddington, LLC
- Current
Lawyer
U.S. Army JAG Corps
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The State of Criminal Justice 2015
American Bar Association (ABA)
The State of Criminal Justice 2014
American Bar Association
Google+ for Lawyers: A Step by Step User's Guide
Lawyer Marketing Series
Dare to Succeed
CelebrityPress
The State of Criminal Justice 2013
American Bar Association
Upgrade Your Army Discharge: A Brief Legal Guide
Amazon
Courts Martial: Process and Procedure
New Jersey Lawyer Magazine
Awards
Quilly Award
National Academy of Best Selling Authors
Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
Army Judge Advocates General's Corps (JAG) - Criminal Law Advocacy Course
Honors in Trial Advocacy - Integrated Trial Advocacy Program
Professional Associations
NACDL Seminar on Sexual Assault Defense
Attendee
Current
Activities: NACDL Seminar Defending the Unthinkable: Zealous Advocacy in Sexual Assault and Child Victims Cases
American Board of Criminal Lawyers
Fellow
- Current
National Academy of Best Selling Authors
Member
- Current
The Palmas Academy School Board
Board Member
- Current
Dealing With the Media: Protecting the Rights to a Fair Trial
Speaker
- Current
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Sexual Assault Defense
- Current
Activities: NACDL Seminar Defending the Unthinkable: Zealous Advocacy in Sexual Assault and Child Victims Cases
National Association of Court Martial Lawyers
President
- Current
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
National Association of Military Defense Lawyers
Founding Member
- Current
State Bar of Georgia
Member
- Current
South Carolina Bar Association
Member
- Current
NADCL
Life Member
- Current
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Lifetime Member
- Current
New Jersey State Bar Association
Member
- Current
Pennsylvania State Bar Association
Member
- Current
National Association of Court Martial Lawyers
Speaker - NACML Annual Conference: Savannah, GA - Defending Military Sexual Assault Cases
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Activities: Impeaching military investigators, CID, OSI, and NCIS, Using the Build Them Up & Knock Them Down Technique. This lecture focused on cross examining military investigators in military sexual assault cases.
National Association of Trial Lawyers
Attendee
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Activities: National Association of Trial Lawyers: Trial Lawyers Summit was held in South Beach, Miami and focused on advanced trial techniques.
National Association of Court Martial Lawyers
Speaker - Cross Examining Snitches
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Activities: NACML Winter Seminar: Humacao, Puerto Rico - Defending Drug Trafficking Cases in the Military. This seminar focused on defending UCMJ Article 112 cases in military court martials.
NACDL Sex Crime Defense Seminar
Attendee
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Activities: NACDL Sex Crime Defense Seminar: Confronting the Mob Mentality - Defending Sex Cases
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Attendee
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Activities: NACDL Seminar DWI Means Defend With Ingenuity: "Winning at Every Level." This conference was held in Las Vegas and covered DUI defense, cross examination, and dealing with expert witnesses.
National Association of Court Martial Lawyers
Speaker on Cross Examining SANE Nurses & DNA Experts
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Activities: NACML Annual Conference: Honolulu Hawaii - Defending Military Sex Assault Cases. This conference focused on military sexual assault and UCMJ Article 120 cases.
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Attendee
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Activities: Week long NACDL Advanced Criminal Law Seminar held in Aspen, Colorado that focused on defending serious and complex white collar criminal cases.
Georgia State Bar Association, Military Law Section
Member
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Activities: Group focused on military law, UCMJ prosecution and defense, and legal assistance to military service members and their families.
US Army JAG Corps
Speaker on Attacking Witness Credibility & Rules of Evidence
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Activities: This conference was held in Charleston, SC and focused on defending military crimes and trial advocacy.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $450-500 per hour. Most criminal cases are handled on a flat fee basis.
Practice Areas
  • Communications & Internet Law
  • Criminal Law
  • International Law
  • Military Law
  • White Collar Crime
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Gonzalez & Waddington, LLC
Blog
YouTube Channel
Videos
Hiring the Best Military Defense Lawyer - Selecting the Best Court Martial Attorney to Defend You

Hiring the Best Military Defense Lawyer - Selecting the Best Court Martial Attorney to Defend You

How to Win at a Military Discharge Board - Military Lawyer Tips

How to Win at a Military Discharge Board - Military Lawyer Tips

Court Martial Attorney Michael Waddington on Success Today TV Show

Court Martial Attorney Michael Waddington on Success Today TV Show

Should the Defense Interview the Victim in a Court Martial

Should the Defense Interview the Victim in a Court Martial

How Prosecutors Use the Article 32 to Get Convictions

Military defense lawyer, Michael Waddington, discusses How Prosecutors Use the Article 32 preliminary hearing to Get Convictions. Call 1-866-969-9860 to speak with a civilian defense counsel today.

Why the Article 32 Can Hurt Your Court Martial Case

Why the Article 32 Can Hurt Your Court Martial Case

Can Harassing Investigators Hurt Your Case?

Can Harassing Investigators Hurt Your Case?

Strategies to Avoid a Court Martial - Military Defense Lawyer Tips

Strategies to Avoid a Court Martial - Military Defense Lawyer Tips

Under Military Investigation? Can You Avoid Court Martial?

Under Military Investigation? Can You Avoid Court Martial?

Why Hiring a Lawyer Early On Gives You an Advantage - Military Defense Attorney

Why Hiring a Lawyer Early On Gives You an Advantage - Military Defense Attorney

How Long Should a Military Investigation Last?

How Long Should a Military Investigation Last?

Why an Average Military Defense Lawyer is Not Good Enough

Why an Average Military Defense Lawyer is Not Good Enough

When Do I Hire a Civilian Defense Lawyer?

When Do I Hire a Civilian Defense Lawyer?

Military Lawyer Defends False Allegations in Military Courts - Military Defense Attorney

Military Lawyer Defends False Allegations in Military Courts - Military Defense Attorney

Defending False Sex Assault Allegations in the Military - Military Sex Assault Defense Lawyers

Defending False Sex Assault Allegations in the Military - Military Sex Assault Defense Lawyers

Drunk Sex - Military Sexual Assault Court Martial Lawyers

Drunk Sex - Military Sexual Assault Court Martial Lawyers

Civilian Court Martial Attorney - Why Hire a Civilian in a Military Case

Civilian Court Martial Attorney - Why Hire a Civilian in a Military Case

Civilian Defense Lawyer for Court Martial - What Sets Our Law Firm Apart

Civilian Defense Lawyer for Court Martial - What Sets Our Law Firm Apart

Hiring the Top Military Defense Attorney - Is a Court Martial a Search for the Truth

Hiring the Top Military Defense Attorney - Is a Court Martial a Search for the Truth

Hiring the Top Military Defense Lawyer - How Do Innocent Men Get Convicted at a Court Martial

Hiring the Top Military Defense Lawyer - How Do Innocent Men Get Convicted at a Court Martial

Selecting the Best Military Defense Attorney - Does Hiring a Lawyer Make Me Look Guilty

Selecting the Best Military Defense Attorney - Does Hiring a Lawyer Make Me Look Guilty

Hiring a Court Martial Lawyer | Attorney Selection

http://www.ucmjdefense.com | Hiring a Court Martial Lawyer | Attorney Selection when you are facing a military court martial. Michael Waddington discusses military law topics. Call 706-821-2222.

Germany Court Martial Lawyer | Article 32 Investigation

http://www.ucmjdefense.com | Germany court martial defense lawyer, Michael Waddington, talks about an Article 32 investigation in a military court martial.

Contact & Map
601 N Belair Rd
Evans, GA 30809
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 969-9860
Telephone: (706) 664-1395