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Mr. Berens established the Berens Law Firm PLLC in 2014 after over eight years of military service in the United States Air Force JAG Corps.  Mr. Berens continues to serve in the Air National Guard in Washington State and at installations throughout the United States.  In 2015, Mr. Berens joined Bailey | Onsager P.C. as an of counsel attorney in addition to his duties at the Berens Law Firm. Since entering private practice, Mr. Berens has successfully defended many servicemembers in very high-stakes courts-martial in the Puget Sound region and beyond.  Mr. Berens has also represented servicemembers and civilian clients in both civil and criminal proceedings in a number of Washington State Courts.  Recent successes include acquittals, dismissal of charges and other favorable outcomes in criminal cases and a host of positive outcomes in civil matters on behalf of plaintiffs.  Mr. Berens’ work-ethic, advocacy and proven track record contribute greatly to Mr. Berens’ successes and accomplishments as an attorney and advocate for clients.

Mr. Berens’ primary practice area is providing premier military defense services to service members facing courts-martial or administrative separation from the military for alleged violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice or other service-specific instructions or regulations.  Mr. Berens has represented servicemembers from every branch of the Armed Services ranging in grade from E-1 to O-7.  Mr. Berens also represents plaintiffs in civil litigation in his capacity as an of counsel attorney at Bailey | Onsager, P.C.

17Mr. Berens primarily practices in the Greater Seattle Area near Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Naval Base Kitsap, Naval Station Everett, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island and Coast Guard stations throughout the Puget Sound region.

Explore the links below to learn more about why Mike Berens is the right attorney to take on your case:

Attorney Profile

Decorated Veteran

Trial Advocacy Experience

Representative Cases

Ratings and Reviews

Administrative Separation Board and Court-Martial Client Review

I hired Mike Berens after he saved me in a terrible court martial. Now I was facing and administrative discharge and my commander was recommending an other than honorable characterization. So I hired Mike yet again to keep the wolves at bay and he came through just as he had done before. His professionalism and…

- (5 star review)

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