Military Trial Defenders at Fort Bliss: Your Trusted Legal Advocates

Securing Justice for Fort Bliss Military Members 


90% Acquittal Rate*

Past results are not a guarantee of future results

Flat Fee Rates – No Hidden Fees

Expect Responses

Within 24 – 48 Hours

Specialists In Sexual Assault & Harassment

Your Team of Military Trial Defense Attorneys

Tim Cedar

Tim Cedar, resides in Milton, Washington as an attorney with a decade of military justice experience as a Navy JAG, is dedicated to achieving justice for his clients. He represents servicemembers in various branches, handling UCMJ charges and appeals. Additionally, he manages Redwood Law PLLC, where he combines his trial and civil litigation experience to advocate for injured pedestrians and cyclists in the Seattle-Tacoma area, bringing both legal skill and personal passion to these cases. Tim’s unwavering commitment to justice has been a constant in his career, from his military service to his civilian practice.

Christopher Cazares

Chris Cazares started his legal career with the Air Force. He holds a J.D. and boasts over a decade of legal experience. His career has encompassed roles as both a defense lawyer and prosecutor, reflecting his adaptability and unwavering commitment to justice. Commissioned in the United States Air Force in 2001, Chris served as a military defense lawyer, top-ranked prosecutor, and instructor. He has handled numerous cases, including a death penalty defense, and is dedicated to meeting his clients’ unique needs. His impactful legal contributions extend to the Tacoma, Washington community, where he has made a significant mark.

Lance Wood

Lance Wood, has spent 20+ years as a military defense lawyer. His journey began with a solemn oath taken 37 days after 9/11 to uphold and defend the Constitution as part of the United States Air Force JAG Corps. Lance’s extensive career included roles as a prosecutor, defense counsel, and appellate defense counsel, earning him recognition as the #1 Senior Defense Counsel in the Air Force in 2011. His unwavering commitment to justice and defending those who protect America is evident, and as a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, he continues to champion this cause. Lance’s work in Tacoma, Washington, reflects his belief that the Constitution is not a mere technicality but a cornerstone of justice.

What Our Clients Say

“I would like to take a moment to express my deep appreciation towards Timothy Ceder and his esteemed firm for their exceptional service in representing military personnel in legal matters. As a veteran of the US Army with over 19 years of service, I can confidently testify that Mr. Ceder’s professionalism, assertiveness, and expertise in military law are unparalleled. Therefore, I strongly recommend this firm to anyone who needs a reliable and experienced legal team for any military-related legal intervention.” – US Army Veteran



If you or a loved one is facing legal charges or disciplinary actions while serving at Fort Bliss, you need an experienced and dedicated military trial defender on your side. At Military Trial Defenders, our team of skilled attorneys specializes in providing top-notch legal representation for military service members in Fort Bliss and the surrounding area.

 Understanding the Unique Challenges of Military Law

Military law is a complex and specialized field that requires a deep understanding of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) and the unique procedures and regulations that govern military courts. When your career, freedom, and future are on the line, you cannot afford to work with an attorney who lacks experience in handling military cases.

Our attorneys have a proven track record of success in representing clients at Fort Bliss in a wide range of legal matters, including:

  • Court-martial proceedings
  • Article 15 and non-judicial punishments
  • Administrative separations
  • Appeals and post-trial matters

Protecting Your Rights and Fighting for Your Future

We understand the immense stress and uncertainty that comes with facing legal charges as a military service member. Our goal is to provide you with the support, guidance, and aggressive legal defense you need to protect your rights and secure the best possible outcome for your case.

From the moment you contact our firm, we will work closely with you to understand your unique situation, explain your legal options, and develop a customized defense strategy tailored to your specific needs and goals. We will thoroughly investigate the charges against you, gather evidence to support your case, and advocate tirelessly on your behalf in and out of the courtroom.

Understanding the Military Legal Process at Fort Bliss

Facing legal charges or disciplinary actions as a military service member can be a daunting and confusing experience. To help you better understand what to expect, we have created a step-by-step guide to the military legal process at Fort Bliss. 

Why Choose Our Military Trial Defenders?

When you choose Military Trial Defenders to represent you at Fort Bliss, you can expect:

Extensive experience in military law and a deep understanding of the military justice system

1. Personalized attention and responsive communication throughout your case

2. Aggressive defense strategies aimed at protecting your rights and achieving the best possible outcome

3. Compassionate support and guidance to help you navigate this challenging time

4. A commitment to excellence and a track record of success in military legal matters



Schedule Your Confidential Consultation Today

If you or a loved one is facing legal charges at Fort Bliss, don’t wait to seek the experienced legal representation you need. Contact Military Trial Defenders today to schedule your confidential consultation with one of our skilled military lawyers. We are here to fight for you and protect your future.

FAQ Section

What is the difference between a court-martial and an Article 15?

A court-martial is a formal military court proceeding, similar to a civilian criminal trial, where a service member faces charges for violating the UCMJ. An Article 15, also known as non-judicial punishment, is a less formal disciplinary process that allows a commanding officer to address minor offenses without a court-martial.

How can a military trial defender help me?

A military trial defender is an attorney who specializes in representing service members facing legal charges or disciplinary actions. They can provide you with expert guidance, explain your legal options, and develop a strong defense strategy to protect your rights and achieve the best possible outcome for your case.

What should I do if I am facing legal charges at Fort Bliss?

If you are facing legal charges at Fort Bliss, it is crucial to seek the assistance of an experienced military trial defender as soon as possible. Contact Military Trial Defenders to schedule a confidential consultation and discuss your case with one of our skilled attorneys.

How much does it cost to hire a military trial defender?

The cost of hiring a military trial defender can vary depending on the complexity of your case and the specific services required. At Military Trial Defenders, we offer competitive pricing and will work with you to develop a fee structure that meets your needs and budget. We charge a flat fee for in each phase of the case so there are no hidden or surprise charges.

Our Tacoma Washington Location

5401 S Tacoma Way, 

Tacoma, WA 98409

(877) 916-9657


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