Trusted Military Legal Defense for McChord Air Force Base Service Members

Securing Justice for McChord AFB 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 am thrilled to share my experience working alongside Lance Wood, a phenomenal attorney specializing in defending military service members against allegations of sexual assault and sexual harassment. Lance exemplifies the qualities of an outstanding legal advocate–knowledgeable, compassionate, and relentless in his pursuit of justice. Lance’s belief in his clients’ innocence is evident through his meticulous case preparation and unrivaled advocacy in the courtroom. He is truly at the forefront of his field, and I cannot recommend him highly enough.” – 



Experienced Military Defense Attorneys

At McChord Air Force Base, service members can rely on our experienced military defense attorneys for top-tier legal representation. Our team is dedicated to defending the rights of those who serve our nation, providing expert legal counsel and vigorous advocacy in military courts.

Comprehensive Legal Services

MTD offers a comprehensive range of legal services tailored to the unique needs of military personnel. We handle a variety of cases, including:

Act Now to Protect Your Rights

Facing legal issues in the military can have immediate and long-lasting effects on your career and future. It is crucial to take action now. Delaying can limit your options and jeopardize your defense. Contact us immediately to ensure your rights are protected from the start.

Reassurance Through Every Step

We understand that the legal process can be daunting, but you don’t have to face it alone. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Initial Consultation:We provide a free initial consultation to discuss your case and outline your options to come up with a custom strategy.
  • Investigation: Our team conducts a thorough investigation to gather all necessary evidence and build a strong defense, including the use of our private investigator.
  • Preparation: We prepare meticulously for your case, including developing a comprehensive defense strategy tailored to your specific circumstances.
  • Representation: Our attorneys represent you vigorously in all proceedings, ensuring your rights are defended at every stage.
  • Follow-Up: We keep you informed and supported throughout the process, addressing any concerns and providing guidance on next steps.

If you are a service member stationed at McChord Air Force Base and need legal representation, don’t hesitate to contact us. Our dedicated team is here to support you and provide the skilled defense you deserve.



Our Tacoma Washington Location

5401 S Tacoma Way, 

Tacoma, WA 98409

(877) 916-9657


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