Proof lies on him who asserts, not on him who denies. The concept is that one is innocent until proven guilty. Regardless of what the law says about reasonable doubt, there is an unwritten presumption within the ranks of the military that if you are charged with sexual assault, then you are guilty. The stakes are your life! Your military counsel works for the same military that charged you. Consider that as you choose who represents you in your potentially life altering case.

About Attorney Joseph L. Jordan

Former Prosecutor with Knowledge on Both Sides

Joseph Jordan, Attorney at Law, is based out of the Fort Hood and Killeen, Texas area. He is an accomplished, experienced CrimiJoseph L. Jordan UCMJ Law Logonal Defense Attorney who specializes in defending ALL service members against violations of the UCMJ. He believes in and seeks out Justice for Soldiers, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen, Airmen and Marines worldwide.

Military Defense Attorney Joseph L. Jordan

Attorney Joseph Jordan founded Joseph L. Jordan, Attorney at Law in October 2011 and, since, has defended service members against violations of the UCMJ. He is an accomplished trial lawyer, successfully leveraging his experience as a former Army prosecutor to the benefit of his military clients. Handling cases worldwide, Attorney Jordan represents a wide range of service member including:

  • Soldiers
  • Sailors
  • Coast Guardsmen
  • Airmen
  • Marines

He has experience handling even the most complex cases in court martial, administrative separation boards and boards of inquiry. Additionally, Joseph and his team have resolved a large variety of administrative cases such as Article 15’s and General Officer Memorandum of Reprimands. Joseph Jordan has successfully represented over 250 clients in the last 7 years of private practice. He has tried over 130 cases to a verdict.

Backed by a Track Record of Success

Joseph has established a successful track record with multiple high-profile and complicated military justice cases. Joseph has achieved worldwide success defending Soldiers against allegations of:

  • White collar offenses
  • Rape
  • Sexual assault
  • Attempted murder
  • Manslaughter

Joseph’s aggressive, uncompromising, blue-collar approach demands results for his clients.

His Experience in the Military

Joseph has over 10 years of experience in the U.S Army. He served as an enlisted Soldier for three years, giving him valuable insight into the day-to-day life of an enlisted service member. His service as an Officer and Judge Advocate afforded him opportunities to advise on legal matters at the highest levels of command. Joseph has first-hand experience on the inner workings of various Command UCMJ and Administrative decision-making processes, advising numerous Commanders on all levels of military justice. Joseph has served in Germany, Korea, Kuwait and all over the continental United States.

As a prosecutor, he practiced in two of the toughest and busiest jurisdictions in the Army; Fort Hood, Texas and 2nd Infantry Division, in South Korea. Joseph brings a wealth of knowledge and resources to the representation of his clients. As defense counsel, his cases have been reported in numerous media outlets including:

  • Fox News
  • ABC News
  • Anderson Cooper
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • Numerous local and military affiliated newspapers


  • Clerked for the Honorable District Court Judge Donald Nolan, 11th Judicial District, Kansas
  • Clerked for Department of Workforce Services, Arkansas
  • Former Army JAG Officer
  • Army Prosecutor in Korea and at Fort Hood
  • Served as Interim Chief of Military Justice
  • Legal Assistance Attorney
  • Claims Attorney
  • Operational Law Attorney
  • Administrative Law Attorney

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Military Law Section for Texas Bar Association
  • Litigation Section for American Bar Association
  • Criminal Law Section for American Bar Association



  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, J.D.
  • Pittsburg State University, B.S. in Justice Studies


  • Basic Training
  • AIT for 92A
  • Pittsburg State University ROTC Graduate
  • Judge Advocate Officer Basic Course
  • Brigade Judge Advocate Mission Primer
  • Collateral Damage Estimation

Serving Military Bases Worldwide

  • United States
  • US territories
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Middle East -Africa

Why Hire Attorney Joseph L. Jordan?

  • A Winning Track Record in Difficult Cases

  • Exclusive Experience In All Military Defense Matters

  • We Are Available to Discuss Your Case 24/7

  • We Defend Service Members Around the Globe

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