In his 27-year Navy career, Paul C. LeBlanc represented members from all services and in all paygrades at courts-martial and other administrative hearings. He is well recognized for his in-depth knowledge of military and federal criminal law and appellate review. Paul served as defense counsel at courts-martial, was the Director of the Navy and Marine Corps Appellate Defense Division and was the Commanding Officer of DSO North where, in addition to being the CO, he also represented dozens of clients in court and hearings. He also served as Senior Trial Counsel, Special Assistant United States Attorney, Deputy Director of the Navy and Marine Corps Appellate Government Division and was appointed as the Chief Counter-Terrorism Prosecutor in Iraq. Paul’s final assignment was as a Senior Military Judge. Serving on both sides of the trial and appellate process and from the bench gives Paul voluminous knowledge, hands-on experience, and an insight few others possess.
As a military defense counsel, Paul represented hundreds of servicemembers. Due to his extensive knowledge and skill, Paul taught evidence, criminal procedure, and trial advocacy at the Naval Justice School. He was routinely requested to teach junior and senior lawyers alike in all aspects of military justice.