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Colonel Gregory A. Gross

Colonel (Retired) Greg Gross is a highly decorated former military judge who now exclusively focuses on defending service members in criminal and administrative actions to include: courts-martial, appeals, administrative separation boards, officer elimination boards, General Officer Letters of Reprimand (GOMORs), non-judicial punishment, and investigations.

As an attorney at the Law Office of Victor Bakke, Colonel (Ret) Gross brings unique and highly valuable insight and expertise to service members facing criminal charges in Hawaii because Colonel (Ret) Gross was the Circuit Judge, 4th Judicial Circuit, U.S. Army Trial Judiciary on the Island of Oahu from 2014 - 2016. Prior to that, Colonel (Ret) Gross served as the Chief Circuit Judge, 3rd Judicial Circuit, Fort Hood Texas 2007-2014 where he became famous for presiding over the notorious Fort Hood mass shooter Nidal Malik Hasan’s trial.

From 2006-2007, Colonel (Ret) Gross was the Chief Circuit Judge, 6th Judicial Circuit, Yongsan, Korea and from 2003-2006, Colonel (Ret) Gross was the Circuit Judge, 3rd Judicial Circuit, Fort Hood Texas. In total, Colonel (Ret) Gross was a military judge for thirteen years, thus, it is no surprise that on his retirement he was recognized as the most experienced judge in the U.S. Army. But his criminal justice expertise does not end there – he was also a Defense Counsel, Appellate Defense Counsel, and Trial Counsel in the U.S. Army JAG Corps for another seven years. In his thirty-eight years of experience Colonel (Ret) Gross has presided over, litigated, and won, hundreds of complex felony cases including murder, rape, sexual assault, aggravated assault, child abuse, robbery, burglary, and fraud, forgery.

Colonel (Ret) Gross, who is originally from Texas, graduated from the University of Toledo School of Law, Toledo Ohio in 1985. Colonel (Ret) Gross is licensed to practice law in Texas and all military courts world-wide.

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  • Two Legions of Merit
  • Eight Meritorious Service Medals
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Army Achievement Medal
  • Two National Defense Service Medals
  • Korean Defense Service Medal
  • Parachute Badge
  • Air Assault Badge
  • Honduran Parachute Badge
  • Honorable Order of Saint Barbara Medal


  • Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
  • Judge Advocate Officer Graduate Course receiving an LLM
  • Combined Arms and Services Staff School
  • Judge Advocate Officer Basic Course
  • Juris Doctorate from the University Of Toledo School Of Law, Toledo, Ohio
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York

Prior Assignments

  • Chief Circuit Judge, 3rd Judicial Circuit, Fort Hood, Texas
  • Chief Circuit Judge, 6th Judicial Circuit, Yongsan, Korea
  • Circuit Judge, 3rd Judicial Circuit, Fort Hood, Texas
  • Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, I Corps and Fort Lewis
  • Judge Advocate General's Corps Liaison Officer, Combined Arms Support Command, Fort Lee, Virginia
  • Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, 1st Armored Division, Bad Kreuznach, Germany
  • Officer-in-Charge, Bamberg Law Center, 1st Infantry Division, Bamberg, Germany
  • Senior Defense Counsel, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky
  • Appellate Defense Counsel, United States Army Legal Services Agency
  • Legal Assistance Attorney, Chief, Claims Division, and Trial Counsel, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina

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