Category: Press Releases

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”

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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Acclaimed Military Lawyer Joins the Law Office of Will M. Helixon

Kansas City, Missouri, October 4, 2016 – The Law Office of Will M. Helixon announced today that former United States Army Judge Advocate and acclaimed military lawyer Thomas F. Hurley has joined the firm.  Tom will open the Oklahoma office and lead the civilian criminal defense practice section.  Currently the court-martial defense firm represents military clients worldwide, and civilian criminal defense clients in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas.thomas-f-hurley_attorney_militaryjustice

“Tom brings a wealth of experience as a top military lawyer in the United States Army to our firm” said Will M. Helixon, the firm’s founder.  “I am honored to have him on our team, and I look for Tom to make an immediate impact for our clients.”

A graduate the University Oklahoma College of Law, Tom has been a proud Oklahoma lawyer for over 20 years.  Tom has served as both a prosecutor and defense counsel, and was the Deputy Chief of the U.S. Army Defense Counsel Assistance Program, the organization responsible for training and assisting detailed Army defense counsel worldwide.

Tom has participated in some of the Army’s most celebrated cases including being a part of the defense team representing Private First Class Bradley Manning and suspected terrorist al-Nashiri.  Private First Class Manning was charged with aiding the enemy and espionage and al-Nashiri was the alleged mastermind of the USS COLE bombing.  As a military lawyer, his background combined with his experience handling complicated, high-profile cases, makes him a natural addition to the firm.

“I could not be more excited to be a part of this team.  I have known Will as a friend for years, and look forward to vindicating the rights of our clients in courts worldwide,” said Thomas Hurley.

The Law Office of Will M. Helixon is a personal affairs legal practice focusing on military law, court-martial defense, civilian criminal defense, and the legal consequences associated with domestic and family violence.  Its members have handled multiple complex and high-profile cases in their over 43 years of combined military law experience.