Kirk Sripinyo

History

Mr. Sripinyo is an experienced litigator who has handled everything from discrimination claims to a complex capital homicide appeal. His practice focuses on complex military criminal cases, federal employment law, employment discrimination and harassment claims, and litigation of civil and criminal matters in Virginia courts. Before entering private practice he represented the Department of the Navy in cases before the Merit Systems Protection Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and in Arbitration. As a Judge Advocate, he also served as a Trial Defense Counsel, Special Assistant to the US Attorney, Appellate Defense Counsel, and the Deputy Director of the Navy and Marine Corps Appellate Defense Division.  He has argued five cases before the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (the military’s highest court) and presented a one-hour oral argument as the lead counsel in the death-penalty appeal of LCpl Kenneth G. Parker.

Mr. Sripinyo retired from the Marine Corps in 2015 and is an Iraq war veteran. He was commissioned in April of 1999 and served four years as an Air Support Control Officer before becoming a Marine Judge Advocate. During that time, he was deployed as the Senior Air Director for 1st Marine Division during its historic push to Baghdad.

Upon returning home, he was selected for the Marine Corps’ Funded Legal Education Program. Under that program, Mr. Sripinyo attended the University of Kentucky College of Law, where he served as a staff member on the Kentucky Law Journal and the Moot Court Board.  In 2006, he was elected to the Kentucky Chapter of the Order of the Coif for graduating in the top 10% of his law school class.

Mr. Sripinyo also holds an LLM in environmental law from George Washington University Law School and is available for consultation on environmental issues as well. To find out more about his services, contact the office today. 

Court Admissions
  – Virginia Supreme Court
  – Supreme Court of Kentucky
  – Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  – Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals
  – Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals
  – Army Court of Criminal Appeals