Expert representation in courts-martial, administrative hearings, civil suits and applications.

David P. Sheldon, Esq.

When your rights, well-being and military career are at stake, you need a seasoned lawyer to give you the best expert advice and represent you with confidence and skill — in both the military and federal courts. Attorney David Sheldon is a nationally recognized military defense lawyer with 25 years of trial experience, including four years as a U.S. Navy defense counsel.

From the Law Offices of David P. Sheldon, in the heart of Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., Mr. Sheldon provides aggressive representation and defense for members of every branch of the military all around the world. He will investigate your case, gather evidence and testimony, and represent you wherever the case takes him. He travels throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia to personally represent and defend his clients.

Mr. Sheldon began his career as a military defense lawyer in the U.S. Navy. In four years of Naval service, he built a distinguished record representing officers and enlisted members before the U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Court of Military Review, the Court of Military Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Sheldon launched his civilian career in 1994, earning a national reputation as an expert in military defense. Today he frequently provides comments and analysis on high-profile military cases for CNN, NBC, CBS, and ABC television news and National Public Radio. Mr. Sheldon represents members of every branch of the armed services and the commissioned corps of the U.S. Public Health Service.

As the lead military defense lawyer in numerous high-profile cases, he has successfully defended soldiers, sailors, and airmen of every rank and stature. While some of the more highly publicized cases are a matter of record, far more have been won without highly visible media coverage. Mr. Sheldon takes great pride in that fact; often clients are best served by avoiding the glare of the media.

The Law Offices of David P. Sheldon also employs attorneys in Minnesota and California to assist him with evidence gathering, research and litigation.

For more information about Mr. Sheldon and his career in military law, please click the biographical link on this page.

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