Tim Garrison of Husch Blackwell’s Springfield office has received the Outstanding Career Judge Advocate Award from the Judge Advocates Association.
A decorated Marine Corps lieutenant colonel, Garrison entered active duty in 2003 as a legal assistance officer and trial counsel. As a prosecutor, he was deployed to Anbar Province, Iraq to investigate and prepare prosecutions for alleged war crimes with the highest international media interest and presidential and congressional oversight.
Garrison continues to serve in the Marine Corps Reserve where he has served as a regional judge advocate and deputy staff judge advocate for the 4th Marine Division. In addition, he mobilized and saw combat as chief of operational law in Afghanistan. Returning stateside, Garrison worked on military criminal justice legislation and policy at the Pentagon. He then served as a military justice attorney for the Headquarters Marine Corps, as deputy legal counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and as associate deputy general counsel for international affairs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
Prior to joining Husch Blackwell, Garrison was the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri.
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