The moment he was reunited with his family after receiving a full Presidential pardon.
"We find a way where there is no way."
You deserve a legal defense team that plays offense.
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Don't Lose Hope
When Everyone Else Walks Out On You, We Walk In
Going against the Federal government can be intimidating, and navigating the complex military justice system can feel overwhelming. Through extensive interviews, deep research, and a belief that there's always another option, we help our clients resolve their legal trouble so they can get back to living the life of freedom they fought so hard to give others.
The Team. The Experience. The Connections.
We'll Take Your Case As Far As Necessary.
Above: John N. Maher (back row, middle) working with the Justice for Warriors congressional caucus to prepare for First Sergeant John Hatley's parole board.
In-Depth Military Experience
We didn't just serve in the military, we deployed overseas and know the ins and outs of today's modern military justice system.
We uncover evidence few people can access by using today's war-fighting technology, namely biometrics and top-tier professional investigators.
Well-Connected Action Takers
We know the key players, how to secure the witnesses, argue your case in court, and (if necessary) do a full-frontal media campaign. We're doers, not talkers.
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Maher Legal Services is prominently featured in Don Brown's instant bestseller--Travesty of Justice
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Some of Our Landmark Cases
Colonel Maher made me believe in the legal system again. He doesn’t just raise the bar, he is the bar. - Clint Lorance
We Not Only Got Lorance Pardoned
US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit finds that Lorance's Acceptance of the President's Full & Unconditional Pardon is not a Legal Confession of Guilt.
Dustin Heard, reunited with his family after years of unlawful imprisonment.
If I had you at trial, I'm sure I wouldn't have gone to prison.
What Other Clients Have to Say
Suburban Chicago Police Dept.
A corrupt police station accused me of something I didn't do. I had to quickly prove I was innocent. Not knowing what to do, I turned to Mr. Maher. He proved my innocence and because of him I have my job, and my freedom.
USMC Retired, US Dep't of Labor
My first attorney treated my case as an afterthought; I felt like a bother to her. With Mr. Maher, I felt like I was finally heard, understood and represented! He gave my case his full attention and his work yielded my best possible outcome.
US Army Special Forces, LTC (R)
Most attorneys talk big but then hand your case off to a junior partner or law clerk. With John, you can expect his close personal attention. If you were my friend or family in the most dire of straits, he is the attorney I would recommend.