Law Office of Will M. Helixon Adds Experienced Military Lawyer — Jessica Linney Will Focus on Fort Bragg

Brings experience dealing with soldier issues including Medical Evaluation Boards and Physical Evaluation Boards to the team
Experienced military lawyer Jessica Linney joins the Law Office of Will M. Helixon – will focus on Fort Bragg

The Law Office of Will M. Helixon announced today that military lawyer and former United States Army Judge Advocate Jessica Linney (Duffy) has joined the firm as “Of Counsel.” Jessica will focus on military and litigation matters as the firm’s Fort Bragg lawyer.  She will provide legal services at Fort Bragg and the surrounding military installations in North Carolina and South Carolina. Currently, the military affairs and court-martial defense section of the firm represents military clients worldwide, and civilian criminal defense clients in Kansas, Missouri and Texas Continue reading “Law Office of Will M. Helixon Adds Experienced Military Lawyer — Jessica Linney Will Focus on Fort Bragg”

Law Office of Will M. Helixon Expands Business Affairs Practice — Adds Estate Planning & Trust Administration

Addition expands Business Affairs Practice Area
Estate Planning Lawyer Mr. Terry Rees

The Law Office of Will M. Helixon announced today that they have expanded the legal services provided by the Business Affairs Section of the firm to include Estate Planning and Trust Administration.  These services include developing estate plans that efficiently transfer assets to minimize tax consequences whenever possible. Continue reading “Law Office of Will M. Helixon Expands Business Affairs Practice — Adds Estate Planning & Trust Administration”

Experienced Juvenile and Military Lawyer Brings New Practice Areas to the Law Office of Will M. Helixon

Experienced juvenile and military lawyer Theodore “Ted” Houdek joins the Law Office of Will M. Helixon

​The Law Office of Will M. Helixon, a Kansas City based firm, is pleased to announce that Theodore “Ted” C. Houdek has joined the firm as a Senior Litigation Associate where he will bring 18 years of legal experience to the firm.  A former military lawyer and U.S. Army Judge Advocate, Ted joins a team of former judge advocates in a broad practice including military defense, court-martial defense, criminal defense and business & securities law. Continue reading “Experienced Juvenile and Military Lawyer Brings New Practice Areas to the Law Office of Will M. Helixon”

Investigations and Field Grade Officers: The Impact of AIPP Filings

In 2014, with little fanfare, the military made important changes to the filing and use of the results of administrative investigations.  These changes especially affected field grade officers and their chances to earn future promotions.  This blog post discusses the high points of these changes.  It also discusses the importance of receiving advice from an experienced military defense lawyer who understands these changes.  It is critical to challenge flawed and incomplete investigations at every opportunity.  These stages include at upon completion of the investigation, upon discovery of grounds for reconsideration, and when entered into the AIPP database.

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Securities Lawyer and Professional Jon Stanfield Joins the Law Office of Will M. Helixon to Lead Business Affairs Division

The Law Office of Will M. Helixon announced today that securities lawyer and former United States Army Judge Advocate Jon M. Stanfield has joined the firm as a partner. Jon will manage the Kansas City office and direct the securities and business affairs practice section.  In addition to his exceptional litigation experience,  Jon brings vast business management experience to the firm serving as the former corporate counsel, executive vice president and president of VSR Financial Services, Inc., in Overland Park, Kansas, before joining the Law Office of Will M. Helixon.

Heads the Business Affairs Section of the Law Office of Will M. Helixon
Former securities lawyer and president of VSR Financial Services, Inc., Jon M. Stanfield

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