Welcome To SemperFiLawyer

Semper Fidelis – Always Faithful – this has a special meaning for Marines. It’s the foundation for everything we do. After serving 11 years as an Infantry Officer, Michael L. Avery, Sr. went to law school and has been in private practice since 1994. Dedicated to representing Marines and their families he is committed to your satisfaction. You may rest assured that Semper Fi is more than just a phrase when it comes to your claim. We provide a level of care for our clients that you cannot find with other firms. We want to help you obtain proper and rightful compensation within your legal rights, and we can help you accomplish this with an unparalleled level of care and attention.  Dedicated to representing Marines and their families Michael L. Avery, Sr. is committed to your satisfaction.

Michael L. Avery, Sr. is a former Marine Corps Infantry Officer with an exceptional record and long list of clients. Graduating in 1981 from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in History and Politics he joined the Marine Corps. He served as a rifle platoon commander, weapons platoon commander, 81mm mortar platoon commander with 2/7, 1st MarDiv.  Assigned to recruiting duty at 12th MCD, then Lieutenant Avery was a Contact Team Officer before reassignment to RS San Francisco as the Operations Officer and Executive Officer.  Captain Avery was next assigned to 3rd LSB in Okinawa as the S3A and S3 and participated in emergency security operations in the Philippines on Colonel Anthony Zinni’s staff. Successfully completing his tour Captain Avery was selected to attend Amphibious Warfare School. Upon graduation from AWS Captain Avery resigned his commission to attend law school at the American University Washington College of Law where he earned his Juris Doctorate in 1994.