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CDR John B. Wells

CDR Wells is a retired Navy Commander (Surface Warfare) who served from 1972 until 1994. He was assigned to six ships and several shore commands. He is a graduate of the Surface Warfare Officers School Department Head and PXO schools. CDR Wells served as a Special-Court Martial convening authority, member, senior member and witness before administrative boards and court-martials.


He attended law school at night while still on active duty. He was a member of the Law Review Staff and contributed to several law school publications. CDR Wells has represented military members and veterans throughout the country and was admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania in November of 1994, the Supreme Court of Louisiana in October of 1995 and the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in April of 1996. He is also admitted to practice before the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the Supreme Court of the United States. He is also a member of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and all service courts.


Mr. Wells is married to Janice Burton Wells of Perth Australia and has two daughters, five grandchildren and one great-grand son. He has spoken before numerous groups on military and veterans issues. He is also a frequent guest on the Fox News Channel. 

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