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Bruce P. Dalcher is an attorney specializing in maritime and international matters.

The Law Office of Bruce P Dalcher was established in 2004. In 2008, the office was temporarily closed while Mr Dalcher took advantage of an opportunity to work as a legal consultant in Abu Dhabi, UAE, with an international security consulting firm. As a Principal with that firm, he worked on behalf of the Abu Dhabi government across a wide range of projects including legislative drafting, risk analysis, maritime border issues, security planning, and developing a maritime strategy, with deep involvement in the local interagency process. In 2012 that work came to an end and he returned to the USA to resume his law practice.

Before opening his own law office, Mr Dalcher enjoyed a successful career as a US Coast Guard officer with an extensive background in maritime and international law and in commercial shipping and marine safety. He is a Proctor member of the Maritime Law Association of the United States. As an attorney for the government he specialized in marine safety and international matters in the office of the Coast Guard's Chief Counsel. He also represented the United States as deputy head of the US delegation to the legal committee of the IMO (International Maritime Organization) and acted as the Coast Guard's liaison to the Maritime Law Association. He spent four years as a professor at the Coast Guard Academy where he taught maritime law enforcement, Constitutional law, and international law. He also taught Law of the Sea and other courses as an adjunct faculty member of Roger Williams Law School and later adjudicated civil penalty cases brought by the Coast Guard against commercial maritime interests.

He has published in the areas of maritime law enforcement, immigration, and law of the sea.

Mr Dalcher graduated with honors from Tulane Law School and also received a Certificate in Maritime Law.

Before attending law school, Mr Dalcher served for many years as a Marine Inspector, Investigating Officer, and License Examiner in the Marine Safety program of the Coast Guard.

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The Law Office of
Bruce P. Dalcher

342 Fairfax Avenue
Norfolk, Virginia 23507
(+1) 757 995 4425

Copyright 2013 Bruce P. Dalcher

Admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and in Pennsylvania.
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