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Military Defense Practice

“.Major James K. Floyd, widely considered one of the best Air Force trial lawyers in the entire United States military.”

Excerpt from the book: Friendly Fire, The Untold Story of the U.S. Bombing that Killed Four Canadian Soldiers in Afghanistan by Michael Friscolanti.

In 2005 Daw & Ray added this unique practice of law - providing defense representation to military service members from all branches to the firm’s repertoire when the firm acquired one of the most highly rated and experienced former judge advocates in the United States military.

James K. Floyd, the Managing Partner of the San Antonio office, practiced law in the United States Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps from 1991 until 2005. He set a standard for excellence early in his military career when he was selected as a Distinguished Graduate of U.S. Air Force ROTC. Air Force Defense Lawyers He continued to excel throughout his career and was selected as the U.S. Air Force’s Outstanding Judge Advocate of the Year in 2002.

While on active duty he successfully tried numerous high profile cases all over the world as an Area Defense Counsel at Osan Air Base Korea, then as a Circuit Defense Counsel in the European Judicial Circuit, and finally as the Chief Circuit Trial Counsel for the Central Judicial Circuit for the U.S. Air Force.

US Army Legal Defense Mr. Floyd was raised in the military by career NCO’s. This combined with seasoned trial level experience as a prosecutor and defense attorney, as well as experience as an appellate counsel, provides clients an attorney with extraordinary insight into the military and its justice system. When your career and livelihood are on the line, Mr. Floyd has the knowledge and experience necessary to protect your rights throughout the entire military justice process.

For a general list of UCMJ offenses Mr. Floyd has handled, please click here. For a list of military defense practice areas, please click here. For the military experience of Mr. Floyd, please click here.

If you are under investigation or if you are facing adverse administrative/military justice action, please contact Mr. Floyd directly at 210.224.3121 or jfloyd@dawray.com for a free initial consultation.

Military Experience   Military Defence Practice Areas   UCMJ Offense Experience


Legal Defense for members of the US Navy   Attorney for members of the United States Marines   Military Defense for members of the US Coast Guard

The State Bar of Texas, through the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, does designate attorneys as board certified in various areas of law. Willie Ben Daw, III, James L. Ray, and C. Thomas Valentine are board certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. No other attorneys associated with Daw & Ray are board certified in any field recognized by the State Bar of Texas.

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