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Veteran Defense Attorney in Las Vegas

Supporting Veterans with Fierce Representation

Our nation’s honorable veterans make a huge sacrifice for their country. Unfortunately, many of these brave service men and women experience significant difficulty when transitioning back to normal life after serving in the military. Many veterans experienced unspeakable trauma while deployed and now suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Given the circumstances, some ex-military members find themselves accused of crimes, facing charges when already dealing with significant stress and life changes.

At the Law Office of David R. Fischer, we offer comprehensive defense representation for veterans in Las Vegas. We are sympathetic to the needs and struggles of our nation’s veterans and are familiar with the various programs and alternatives that can spare veterans from criminal convictions.

If you or someone you love is a veteran who has been charged with a crime, please call us at (702) 866-9864 for a free consultation.

Common Criminal Charges for Veterans

Reentering civilian life after serving in the military can be a significant shock to the system. It is extremely common for veterans to suffer physically, mentally, and emotionally when trying to get back to their daily routine in the U.S. In these difficult conditions, many veterans turn to drinking, drug use, or violence, leading to criminal charges.

We represent veterans who have been charged with any crime, including:

We make every effort to get charges dropped or to help clients avoid jail time by pushing for diversion programs and other alternatives. Our firm has a track record of success in these kinds of cases.

Compassionate Service, Aggressive Representation

At the Law Office of David R. Fischer, we believe in helping veterans reintegrate into society by providing them with the support they need to overcome the unique challenges they face. Our criminal defense attorney in Las Vegas strives to ensure that our veteran clients are represented with vigor and respect.

David R. Fischer's Previous Experience in the Military

Prior to law school, Attorney Fischer served for five years with the US Navy as a Hospital Corpsman serving with the Fleet Marine Force. He was stationed on Okinawa, Yuma, Arizona, and a number of different locations throughout the Pacific Ocean, Asia, and the Middle East.

Later, Attorney Fischer continued his service in the Army National Guard. While in the Army National Guard and after completing his undergraduate education at Southern Utah University, Attorney Fischer earned an Army Reserve Commission. Attorney Fischer proudly served the United States in its military for nearly nine years.

To learn more about our defense services for veterans, contact us today at (702) 866-9864.

Our Victories

  • Reduced to Assault Assault with deadly weapon
  • PROBATION Attempt to Evade Peace Officer
  • DISMISSED Attempted Murder
  • JURY ACQUITTED Attempted Murder
  • Dismissed Battery
  • DISMISSED Battery
  • DISMISSED Battery
  • DISMISSED Battery & Domestic Violence
  • DISMISSED Battery Constituting Domestic Violence
  • NOT GUILTY Battery Domestic Violence

An Attorney Who Also Served in the U.S. Navy

Mr. Fischer joined the U.S. Navy at the age of 18 immediately after graduating from high school in 1995 enlisting and being sworn in at MEPS Minneapolis, MN. Initially, in an effort to obtain financial assistance for college, Mr. Fischer joined the Navy under an open contract under the general classification of ATD Firemen. While in bootcamp, Mr. Fischer was given an opportunity to become a Hospital Corpsman in exchange for extending his enlistment by 2 years.

After bootcamp, Mr. Fischer attended Hospital Corps school at the Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, IL. From there, Mr. Fischer was selected to become an “8404” FMF Corpsman and received orders to Camp Pendleton, CA, for Field Medical Service school. Upon completion of his training, totaling approximately nine months, Mr. Fischer received his first orders to 3rd FSSG, Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan. Mr. Fischer served in support of USMC operations on Okinawa for 1 year, from 1996 – 1997.

After leaving Okinawa, Mr. Fischer received orders to MAG-13, Yuma, AZ. Mr. Fischer ultimately ended up assigned as the Corpsman for VMA-211 Harrier Squadron. In 1998, at the age of 20, Mr. Fischer was deployed with VMA-211, joining the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (SOC), where he was deployed in support of various Navy/Marine Corps forwarding operating missions (operating from the USS Tarawa, LHA-1). Mr. Fischer supported various Marine operations throughout the Middle East during this time, including, providing life-sustaining medical support to one of his Marines who was caught on the outrigger wheel of a taxying Harrier in support of the Iraqi-No Fly zone. Mr. Fischer was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement medal for his actions. Mr. Fischer also supported Operation Southern Watch during this time and his unit was awarded the Navy Unit Accommodation Medal.

Upon completion of Mr. Fischer’s deployment with the 11th MEU (SOC), in late 1998, Mr. Fischer attended cold weather medical training in Bridgeport, CA, where Mr. Fischer was taught life-saving medical skills unique to cold weather conditions. Following this training, Mr. Fischer was assigned to Martin Luther King Hospital, in South Central Los Angeles, CA, where he was part of a surgical trauma team learning how to provide life-saving procedures to gun-shot victims.

Mr. Fischer supported numerous USMC training exercises and missions during his enlistment period. Mr. Fischer is a Gulf war era veteran. Prior to leaving the US Navy to attend college and avail himself of the Navy college fund, Mr. Fischer was awarded the MAG-13 Yuma, AZ Sailor of the Quarter. All in all Mr. Fischer’s Navy service on active duty was from 1995-2000 and the character of his service is honorable.

After leaving active duty Mr. Fischer entered the inactive Navy Reserves in 2000 until Mr. Fischer joined the Army National Guard in 2001 while attending college. Mr. Fischer concurrently joined the SUU ROTC program, earning a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant December 2002. In January 2003, Mr. received order to Fort Knox Kentucky where he attended the Armor Officer Basic, graduating as a tank officer in May of 2003. This was Mr. Fischer’s last period of active service before being medically discharged from the Army National Guard in April of 2004.

Mr. Fischer is proud of his service to his country and for the early lessons it taught him, including that there is no replacement for hard work. If you or a loved one is a veteran of any branch of the US armed forces or have served in support of US operations abroad, Mr. Fischer has the ability to convey your “story” effectively to assist you, should you be facing criminal charges in Nevada state or federal court.