Military Law & Advocacy

As a former military member and prosecutor for the Air Force, Attorney Mitchell J. Howie knows many aspects of military law inside and out. He now brings that insider knowledge to his civilian practice for the benefit of all of his clients in his military law practice. Whether you are going through a military divorce, are in need of criminal defense at a court martial where your liberty may be taken away, are simply trying to change your reenlistment code, or your business is in need of advice and legal guidance on government contracts, the Law Office of Mitchell J. Howie & Associates, P.L.L.C. is here to assist you in all your military law need

All military members and veterans can contact the Law Office of Mitchell J. Howie & Associates, P.L.L.C. for your free military law consultation on many legal issues with a skilled military lawyer by calling (256) 533-8074.

Legal services provided in our military law practice include:

  • Military Divorce
  • Court Martial Defense
  • Criminal Defense
  • Administrative Discharge Board Defense
  • Article 15 Defense
  • Legal Advice on Government Contracts
  • Legal Representation to Assist in Upgrading a Discharge
  • Legal Representation for Relief at the Appropriate Board for Correction of Military Records
  • Service Members Civil Relief Act (SCRA) Assistance
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) Claims
  • Veteran Affairs
  • Veteran Disability Claims

Military Divorce: As a former JAG Attorney (and still active in the reserves), Mr. Mitchell Howie has extensive experience handling divorce matters for military families. The military life involves extraordinary sacrifices and at our law office, military families receive the special legal representation that is required in military divorces which can involve intricate questions about Survivor Benefit Annuities and Military Retirement, jurisdiction, child custody, visitation and property division.  For more information on our family law practice and military divorces click here.

Or contact us today to set up a consultation immediately at 256-533-8074 or contact us online.

Military Criminal Defense: As a former active duty JAG Attorney and one who continues to serve in the military Mr. Mitchell J. Howie has extensive experience in serving Veterans.  Regarded by some as the best veterans’ attorney in Huntsville, Huntsville Veteran’s attorney Mitchell J. Howie is passionate about helping veterans who have been accused of crimes after their service.   Many times veterans who suffer from PTSD (Post traumatic Stress Disorder) need a criminal defense attorney.  Good Military Criminal Defense attorneys understand the dynamics of how one’s service can potentially cause trouble for them in the civilian criminal justice system.  If you are a veteran in need of the best criminal defense attorney in Huntsville then you should call Huntsville Criminal Defense Attorney Mitchell J. Howie today!  He has had much success in serving veterans and keeping their records clear and out of the criminal justice system for good.  For more information on the best Huntsville criminal defense attorneys and military criminal defense lawyers click here.  Let us help you find the best criminal defense lawyers in Huntsville.

Or contact us today to set up a consultation immediately at 256-533-8074 or contact us online.

Expert Criminal Defense at Courts-Martial
The Law Office of Mitchell J. Howie & Associates, P.L.L.C. devotes a large portion of its practice to assisting military members at the time when they are most in need of an experienced trial attorney. That is of course when members are facing a court martial from various charges to include: positive urinalysis cases, assaults, AWOL, larceny, sexual assaults and rape. As a former JAG officer and military attorney in the United States Air Force from 2005 until 2009, Mr. Mitchell Howie acted as a prosecutor for the Air Force and put people in jail for all of these charges and many others. During his time as a prosecutor he gained the respect of military judges and his colleagues for his advocacy skills along with his aggressive and effective representation of the government's interest. Now as a civilian, Mr. Howie is able to bring those trial skills he honed as a prosecutor to your side as your defense attorney. As your experienced trial attorney, Mr. Howie will work to ensure your rights are protected and you get a fair and honest trial. Attorney Mitchell J. Howie is dedicated to fight for an acquittal or the best possible result for all of his clients.

Expert Representation at Separation Boards, Boards of Inquiry and Appeal of Courts-Martial Convictions

If you are a military member and are the subject of an investigation by military authorities, or if you are potentially facing an adverse action being taken against you by the military, you must have competent legal representation by an experienced trial attorney. Your experienced and skilled defense attorney should provide you with sound legal advice and aggressively defend your rights. The Law Office of Mitchell J. Howie & Associates, P.L.L.C. will provide you with the experienced legal representation you need and defend you at any United States Military Facility in the world.

Whether you are facing a board of inquiry, an administrative separation board or a court martial, your defense lawyer is your most prominent line of defense. You must have a skilled defense lawyer who knows the complex military justice litigation system. The military litigation process is often difficult to understand for those who have not worked directly in the system. You must have an experienced defense attorney who is confident, strong and skilled enough to stand up to senior officers, the military judge, and the jury to fight for your legal rights. In many cases the abilities and style of your lawyer may help determine your future. At the Law Office of Mitchell J. Howie & Associates, P.L.L.C. you can be assured we know the system and will provide you with sound legal advice. We always give you a candid and honest assessment of your situation and if you decide to retain The Law Office of Mitchell J. Howie & Associates, P.L.L.C., we strive to do everything we can to achieve the best possible result in your case.