Welcome to Gonzalez & Waddington, LLC. We aggressively defend Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps cases worldwide. We fight court martial cases throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and the Pacific Rim (Korea, Hawaii, Guam, Japan). We represent military clients that are under investigation by CID, OSI, and NCIS with the objective of avoiding criminal charges. Founded and led by Michael Waddington, our firm is one of the most experienced and successful military law firms in the world.
Results - We invite you to compare our case results with ANY lawyers worldwide, civilian or military. We also provide references on request. What are the Real Costs of a Court Martial Conviction? - Learn why a quick plea deal may not be in your best interests.
In the military justice system, the Prosecution has numerous attorneys and paralegals working hard to put you in prison for as long as possible. The accused is often scared, overwhelmed, and feels helpless, and they should be. The deck is stacked against them.
Michael Waddington is a criminal defense lawyer and bestselling author specializing in serious felonies, military crimes, court martial cases, and war crimes.
Fellow - American Board of Criminal Lawyers
2013 TOP 100 Trial Lawyers in the USA - The National Trial Lawyers Association
2014 Super Lawyers - Georgia, Rising Star
AVVO.com Rating - 10.0 SUPERB
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."
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 film "Taxi to the Dark Side."