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Military Justice Clinic

Service Members and Veterans: 

  • Are you a current service member facing UCMJ criminal charges or other adverse action, including separation?
  • Are you a veteran working to upgrade your characterization of service or appeal adverse action that occurred during your service?
  • Do you need an expert legal opinion on matters related to the military justice system?
  • Interested in no-cost legal representation?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, complete the application today.



Students in the Military Justice Clinic will be assigned to defense teams in military criminal justice cases pending adverse administrative board hearings and felony-level courts-martial.  Student involvement, once assigned to a defense team, will begin with client intake and end upon adjudication of the case at administrative board, trial, or agreed upon alternate disposition with the government. 

Clinic coursework will consist of a classroom component and a practical component. 

Jason Marquez, Adjunct Clinical Professor

As an Army Judge Advocate, Professor Marquez served as a prosecutor, senior prosecutor, defense attorney, senior defense attorney, and deputy regional defense attorney.  During his tenure as an active duty trial attorney, Professor Marquez prosecuted and represented clients in all manner of cases, ranging from mail fraud to capital murder in both military and federal court.  He continues to serve in the U.S. Army Reserve as a Major in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps.