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  • ACQUITTAL
    Accused of Forcible Rape
    Junior Navy enlisted man was prosecuted by state authorities for forcible rape of a woman in a motel room. The prosecution had a video tape of our client, and of his friend, which showed the girl in the motel room, passed out from alcohol, lying in a ...
  • ACQUITTED
    Accused of Rape of Child
    A Navy E-2 was charged with raping a fourteen-year-old with a couple of his friends. The girl named our client as the rapist, and after hours of interrogation by NCIS, our client signed a sworn statement wherein he admitted to being the rapist. At ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Accused of Rape of Stepdaughter
    Second Class Petty Officer was charged with the forcible rape and sexual assault of his twelve-year-old stepdaughter. Government witnesses alleged that the client drugged the child before raping her. Extensive evidence was presented by government and ...
  • Medically separated with disability pay
    Administrative Separation
    Administrative Separation: National Guard Warrant Officer with 16+ years of service faced a Board of Inquiry for withdrawal of federal recognition and adverse separation from the National Guard for an alcohol related incident involving him punching ...
  • NAVAL OFFICER RETAINED
    Administrative Separation NAVAL OFFICER RETAINED
    Navy LCDR with 18+ years of active duty went to NJP for willful dereliction of duty for ordering subordinate to falsely certify civilian pay records, as well as conduct unbecoming an officer for using profanity and abusive language towards civilian ...
  • ACQUITTED
    Aggravated Sexual Assault Charge
    Marine E-4 who was married had a junior Marine who was under the age of 21 at his on base housing where they consumed alcohol. They then went to a strip club off base and returned to his house. The female alleged that when she woke up on his couch ...
  • CHARGES WITHDRAWN
    Aggravated Sexual Battery of Family Member
    Air Force NCO charged by civilian authorities with Aggravated Sexual Battery and Indecent Liberties with his step daughter was found NOT GUILTY of the Indecent Liberties charge and the jury DEADLOCKED on the remaining charge resulting in a MISTRIAL . ...
  • ACQUITTED
    Aggravated Sexual Contact With Child
    Air Force E-6, with 17 years of service, faced a General Court-Martial for aggravated sexual contact with a child under 12. At trial, the Government introduced evidence, over objection of the defense, that a forensic analysis of our client’s computer ...
  • ACQUITTED
    Air Force E-5 Accused of Indecent Assault
    Air Force E-5 was charged with indecent assault of another service member. Although our client was not charged with rape, the evidence presented at the court-martial was that there was non-consensual penile penetration, with extensive internal ...
  • CHARGES WITHDRAWN
    Air Force E-5 Accused of Rape
    Air Force E-5 was charged with rape of a junior service-member. After extensive cross-examination revealed several inconsistencies and other problems with the complainant’s testimony at the Art. 32 hearing, the charge was WITHDRAWN .
  • ACQUITTED
    Air Force E-5 ACQUITTED Of Drug and Fraud Charges
    An E-5 in the Air Force faced a General Courts-Martial for use of cocaine. Prior to trial, the Government preferred an additional charge related to BAH fraud. We secured a withdrawal of the fraud charge after the Art. 32, then when we went to trial ...
  • ACQUITTED
    Air Force E-6 Accused of Using Government Computer For Porn
    Air Force E-6 was charged with using his government computer for accessing pornography on the internet. The AF defense attorney recommended that our client accept NJP. Upon our advice, our client refused NJP and at a Special Courts-Martial, we ...
  • WITHDRAWAL
    Air Force E-6 CHARGES WITHDRAWN In Compromising of Materials Charge
    An E-6 in the Air Force was charged with offenses related to compromising of performance testing materials. After an ART. 32 Investigation, the charges were referred to trial by General Courts-Martial, however we secured WITHDRAWAL of the charges ...
  • Air Force E-7
    Military Defense
    Separated from the service with an Other Than Honorable (OTH) Discharge, through an administrative separation board, for misconduct (sexual perversion – possession of child pornography). Through representation by McCormack & McCormack, the service ...
  • AIR FORCE E7 GUIDELINES E, F, AND J DENIAL
    Security Clearances
    Air Force E-7: Issued a Letter of Intent (LOI)/Statement of Reasons (SOR) to revoke eligibility for access to classified information, and assignment to duties that have been designated National Security Sensitive -- under Guideline E (Personal ...
  • SET ASIDE - OFFICER RETAINED
    Air Force Lt. Colonel - RESULTS OF BOARD OF INQUIRY
    Air Force Academy Graduate in the rank of Lt Col (0-5), with over 18 years of active duty service, was taken to an Article 15 (NJP) for a DUI. Our client had an extensive adverse history of alcohol related incidents, to include 3 previous Article ...
  • NOT GUILTY - REDUCED CHARGES
    Air Force NCO Accused of Domestic Sex Charges
    Air Force NCO was charged with rape of his daughter, forcible sodomy of his wife, 4 assaults upon his wife and threatening to kill his wife. At the Art 32, his wife alleged for the first time that he also raped her, so a charge of raping his wife was ...
  • CHARGES WITHDRAWN
    Air Force NCO Accused of Sexual Assault
    Air Force NCO was charged with indecent sexual assault of a junior co-worker in a public bathroom. If convicted, he would have certainly faced a lengthy period of confinement, a punitive discharge and a federal conviction and would have been required ...
  • CHARGES WITHDRAWN
    Air Force Officer Accused of Drug Use
    A senior Air Force officer who was a department head was charged with use of a controlled substance. Our client was offered NJP, however upon our advice, he refused to accept NJP and demanded Courts-Martial. The charge was WITHDRAWN one week prior to ...
  • Non-Judicial Punishment
    Air Force Officer Charged With Sexual Offenses
    Air Force officer charged in civilian court with sexual offenses against his wife. We were able to negotiate the AF assuming jurisdiction of the case, and thereafter negotiated a disposition of the charges at Non-Judicial Punishment.
  • DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE
    Air Force Physician – Sex Assaults on Patients
    An Air Force doctor was charged with two (2) specifications of dereliction of duty, five (5) specifications of indecent assaults upon his female patients and one (1) specification of attempted indecent assault another female patient. After our ...
  • Avoids Military Discharge
    Army Captain failure to keep pace
    An Army Captain was taken to a Show Cause Board for failure to keep pace with his contemporaries. He was represented by military counsel at that Board and the Board resulted in a recommendation that he be discharged. Client retained us after ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Army Child Rape/Sex Assault Case
    Army E-4 charged with rape and sexual assault of his step-daughter over several years. The child and mother refused to testify at the Art. 32. At trial, after our intense cross examination of the child, her mother, her father and close friend who she ...
  • CHARGES WITHDRAWN
    Army Commander Accused of Fraternization
    Army company commander was charged with several offenses surrounding allegations that he maltreated and fraternized with female members of his command in addition to using indecent language to his enlisted subordinates. After our representation at ...
  • Army CW2
    Military Defense
    General Officer Memorandum of Reprimand (GOMOR) issued to Army CW2, due to a civil offense/conviction. The report was subsequently filed in the performance section of the officer’s Official Military Personnel File (OMPF). Represented by McCormack & ...
  • CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AVOIDED
    Army E-2 Accused of Rape
    Army E-2 was charged with forcible sodomy and three counts of rape related to an incident where several soldiers were drinking in a motel room. The government had witnesses ready to testify that the alleged victim was highly intoxicated and that our ...
  • Relief was granted
    Army E-5
    Army E-5 : Processed for administrative separation by reason of misconduct (drug abuse); and subsequently separated, after 5 years of military service, with a General (under honorable conditions) discharge. Seeking a change in the narrative reason ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Army E-5 Accused in Rape of Junior Soldier
    Army E-5 was charged with rape and indecent assault of a junior soldier in the barracks. Upon questioning by CID, our client gave significantly contradictory versions of events. One of his "friends" appeared at trial and testified as to differing ...
  • NCO RETAINED
    Army E-6 - ADMINISTRATIVE SEPARATION BOARD FINDS NO REHABILITATION FAILURE
    Army E-6 faced administrative separation for rehabilitation failure. Client had become addicted to pain medication prescribed to him by the military. After doing a self-referral, asking for help with the addiction, our client was placed into a ...
  • CHARGES DISMISSED
    Army E-6 Accused of Rape of Female Soldier
    Army E-6 reservist was charged with the rape of another soldier in his unit while deployed to Afghanistan, as well as the assault upon another female soldier and adultery. During our extensive cross examination of the complainants at the Art. 32 ...
  • RETAINED
    Army E-7 Facing Multiple Offenses for Maltreatment
    Army E-7 with 19 years of service was charged with multiple offenses related to maltreatment of AIT trainees. Charges were heading into an Art. 32 and a General Court-Martial. Prior to the Art. 32, the charges were WITHDRAWN. Although our client was ...
  • Allowed To Retire From The Army
    Army E-7 Receives Lesser Punishment for Larceny Charges
    Army E-7 charged with 17 offenses related to alleged theft of a large quantity of Meals Ready to Eat, to include a second charge of larceny of MRE's which were allegedly traded for a used car, several specifications of obstruction of justice, as well ...
  • DISMISSED
    Army LTC Reservist Reduced Charges for Multiple Criminal Counts
    Army Lieutenant Colonel (0-5) reservist, with over 20 years of service, was implicated in a fraud investigation related to entitlements while on active duty. Our client was charged with 10 specifications of larceny, 9 specification of fraud against ...
  • Army O-1 Promotion Delay
    Military Defense
    Promotion Delay (to O-2) and Referral to the Promotion Review Board proceedings were initiated against Army O-1, due to past substantive derogatory information contained in the officer’s record. The officer elected the right to rebut the action and ...
  • Allow retirement
    Army O-4
    Army O-4 : Subsequent to submitting a voluntary retirement request, officer received notification of review by the Army Grade Determination Review Board (AGDRB), to determine the highest grade in which the officer served satisfactorily for retirement ...
  • Granted full relief.
    Army Reserve O-5
    Army Reserve O-5 : Following honorable discharge from the U.S. Army Reserve, and receipt of the final Chronological Statement of Retirement Points, a review determined the termination of a past period of active duty (as reflected on the DD Form 214) ...
  • Honorable Conditions Granted
    Army Special Forces E-4 Facing OTH For Deserter Status
    Army Special Forces E -4 retained us while he was in a deserter status. He left his command without authority and went to another country. Upon retention, we had to coordinate our client's return to military control through the U.S. Embassy since he ...
  • WITHDRAWN
    Army Warrant Officer Avoids Dereliction of Duty Charge
    An Army Warrant Officer who was the Commander of a small vessel was charged with several counts of dereliction of duty and other charges related to the discharge of several hundred gallons of fuel oil into local waterways. After the Article 32 ...
  • SET ASIDE
    Assault Case
    A Navy Lieutenant Commander who was an Executive Officer of a Naval ship had been summarily taken to Admiral's Mast while deployed at sea for offenses involving alleged assault upon one of the junior sailors in his command. The client’s career was at ...
  • BAH and Travel Fraud Charges
    Military Defense
    We have seen a recent surge in investigative activity, and prosecution of charges related to alleged false BAH and Travel Claims. Due to the variation as to entitlements for BAH based on the location in which dependents live, active duty military ...
  • BAH and Travel Fraud Charges
    Military Defense
    We have seen a recent surge in investigative activity, and prosecution of charges related to alleged false BAH and Travel Claims. Due to the variation as to entitlements for BAH based on the location in which dependents live, active duty military ...
  • ACQUITTAL OF MURDER - REDUCED SENTENCE
    Capital Murder & Rape Charge
    Navy enlisted member was one of several men charged in state court with the brutal capital murder and rape of a young dependent wife. Our client confessed to being involved in the rape, but said he left before the woman was murdered by the others. ...
  • Two Time Failure - NO MISCONDUCT
    Charged with using cocaine
    Navy E-4 was charged with using cocaine and was ACQUITTED of the charge by an officer jury. Approximately eighteen months later, the client came up POSITIVE AGAIN on another urinalysis for cocaine, and this time the command took her to an ...
  • Conviction set aside
    Child Pornography
    Prior to retaining our law firm, Navy E-4 was tried by a General Court-Martial composed of officer and enlisted members. Contrary to his plea, Appellant was convicted of two specifications of knowingly receiving images of child pornography, in ...
  • Successful Appeal, Back Pay Restored
    Child Pornography- Internet SexCrimes- Possession of Child Pornography
    USN E5 was convicted at a General Court Martial of offenses related to possession of child pornography and was sentenced to a Bad Conduct Discharge, confinement for 90 days and reduction to the paygrade of E-1. Our law firm was retained to represent ...
  • JUDGE ALONE VERDICT OF NOT GUILTY
    CHILD SEX ASSAULT CASE
    Our client was charged with sexually assaulting his brother's 12-year-old daughter. At trial by judge alone, after extensive cross examination of the girl, and her mother, we rested our case without presenting any evidence. The judge, without ...
  • RETAINED COMMISSION
    Child Sexual Molestation
    Navy E-7 with 17 years of service was charged by civilian authorities with sexually molesting a 12 year old girl. Prior to our involvement in his case, he entered into a pre-trial diversion agreement (PDA). Unknown to him, this PDA qualified as a ...
  • CHARGES DISMISSED
    Civilian Federal Employee Accused of Sexual Harassment
    Civilian Federal Employee Ship worker issued Letter of Reprimand for alleged sexual harassment and improprieties towards several military personnel to include improper advances, offer of staying at ship worker's residence, staring and inappropriate ...
  • CHARGES REDUCED
    Coast Guard E-3 Accused of Attempted Rape
    Coast Guard E-3 was charged with attempted rape and indecent assault upon a female crew member after he was found in the female's rack on the ship. Both the alleged victim and our client were intoxicated, however our client later gave a very damaging ...
  • NOT GUILTY - CHARGES REDUCED
    Coast Guard E-4 Accused of Multiple Charges
    Coast Guard E-4 was charged with rape, indecent assault, adultery, indecent act and disobeying a lawful order (fraternization). Our client got himself involved in a sexual relationship with a married non-rate member of his command. Evidence presented ...
  • CHARGES WITHDRAWN
    Coast Guard E-4 Charged with Civilian Rape
    Coast Guard E-4 was charged by civilian authorities with rape and abduction of a civilian co-worker. Our client acknowledged that he did have sexual relations with the woman, at the work place, but contended the acts were consensual. At the trial, we ...
  • Resignation in Lieu of Court-Martial
    Coast Guard Officer Avoids Jail
    Coast Guard junior officer was facing charges of larceny, fraud and false official statements related to false travel claims of a value of approximately $ 50,000.00. Upon receipt of the Report of Investigation, it was apparent that the evidence ...
  • No Basis for Administrative Separation
    Command Master Chief
    Navy E-9 with 23 years of outstanding service was the Command Master Chief onboard a Naval ship while an investigation was conducted related to assorted misconduct by enlisted personnel. Although there was no finding of “misconduct” entered against ...
  • NO PUNISHMENT
    Death of an Iraqi detainee
    Navy EOD Chief faced a General Court-Martial for charges related to the death of an Iraqi detainee. Our client, a second class at the time, was tasked with detection and disposal of suspected explosives that were believed to be under the bodies of ...
  • NO PUNISHMENT
    Death Of Navy Seal
    Navy E-7 was taken to a courts-martial where a Guilty plea was entered on one specification of Dereliction of Duty in a case involving the shooting death of a Navy SEAL. An enlisted jury returned a sentence of NO PUNISHMENT .
  • NAVY OIC RETAINED
    DETACHED FOR CAUSE
    Navy 0-4 with 15 years of service was assigned as an OIC of an overseas detachment was detached for cause. After the DFC was approved, Navy Bureau of Personnel directed that the officer be required to appear before an administrative Show Cause Board ...
  • Honorable Discharge
    Detainee Abuse
    Navy Seal was charged with multiple offenses related to detainee abuse. On the day prior to the Art. 32 investigation, we secured an agreement to dispose of the charges at non-judicial punishment, with an agreement by the command that our client ...
  • Successful Mental Health Separation
    Diagnosed mental health disqualifications
    PV1, ARNG/USAR, with diagnosed mental health disqualifications, sought separation on his own without success. Through our representation, PV1 received uncharacterized/entry level discharge from the ARNG/USAR.
  • Successful Release Due To Medical Reasons
    Disenrolled from the ROTC program
    Army ROTC student was ordered to active duty after being disenrolled from the ROTC program. Our client had attempted to secure her release for medical reasons, but her request was denied. We were able to accumulate the requisite records and to secure ...
  • Honorable Discharge
    Disenrollment from NROTC Program
    SFC, USMC, seeking an officer commission, was subject to disenrollment from NROTC Program due to physical disqualifications, and sought voluntary separation. SFC was returned to enlisted status and ordered back to active duty. Through the Law Firm of ...
  • NO CONFINEMENT & NO PUNITIVE DISCHARGE
    Distribution of Marijuana
    A Navy Second Class was implicated in an undercover drug operation which involved allegations of distribution of marijuana, introduction of marijuana on a Naval installation, and distribution of one joint. Although the case was initially headed to a ...
  • Clearance Granted
    DOD (Navy) Federal Employee
    Issued a Letter of Intent (LOI)/Statement of Reasons (SOR) to revoke eligibility for security clearance, assignment to a sensitive position, and access to compartmented information (SCI), under Guideline E (Personal Conduct); Guideline F (Financial ...
  • access/clearance granted
    DOD (Navy) Federal Employee:
    Issued a Letter of Intent (LOI)/Statement of Reasons (SOR) to revoke eligibility for security clearance, and assignment to a sensitive position -- under Guideline E (Personal Conduct), Guideline J (Criminal Conduct), and Guideline M (Use of ...
  • Clearance Eligibility Recertified
    DOD civil service employee
    DOD civil service employee: 6-month review from previously granted conditional clearance. Issues subject to review: past financial delinquencies and indiscretions. McCormack & McCormack assisted federal employee with the preparation and submission of ...
  • Clearance / Special Access Granted
    DOD Contractor Employee
    Department of Defense notified contractor employee it was unable to grant employee access to classified information and recommended the case be submitted to an Administrative Judge for a determination, based upon Guideline B (Foreign Influence) ...
  • Clearance Granted
    DOD Contractor Employee – GUIDELINES E AND F DENIAL
    Department of Defense notified contractor employee it was unable to grant employee access to classified information. Employee requested a hearing before an Administrative Judge for a decision, based upon Guideline E (Personal Conduct), allegations of ...
  • Clearance Granted
    DoD CONTRACTOR GUIDELINE F DENIAL
    Department of Defense notified contractor employee it was unable to grant employee access to classified information and recommended case be submitted to an Administrative Judge for a determination, based upon Guideline F (Financial Considerations), ...
  • DOD CONTRACTOR GUIDELINE F DENIAL
    Security Clearances
    Department of Defense notified contractor employee it was unable to grant employee access to classified information and recommended the case be submitted to an Administrative Judge for a determination, based upon Guideline F (Financial ...
  • Clearance Granted
    DoD CONTRACTOR GUIDELINE H DENIAL
    Department of Defense notified contractor employee it was unable to grant employee access to classified information and recommended case be submitted to an Administrative Judge for a determination, based upon Guideline H (Drug Involvement) , two ...
  • Clearance Granted
    DOD Employee
    DOD contracted employee, with prior revocation of security clearance under Guideline G (Alcohol Consumption) and Guideline J (Criminal Activity), as a result of 5 past convictions of driving under the influence of alcohol. McCormack & McCormack was ...
  • Clearance Granted
    DoD FEDERAL EMPLOYEE LOI ISSUED
    Department of Defense to (Army) Federal Employee: Issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke security clearance under Guideline B (Foreign Influence); Guideline D (Sexual Behavior); Guideline E (Personal Conduct); and Guideline J (Criminal Conduct), ...
  • DISMISSED
    Domestic Assault
    Our client, a junior Navy enlisted, was charged with assault and battery of his 8 year old stepchild. The child had multiple contusions and discoloration over his buttocks and parts of his legs. Our client had confessed to spanking the child with his ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Domestic Assault / Battery
    Navy Master Chief (E-9) with 23 years of service faced an Article 32 on four specifications of assault/battery on his wife (2 before marriage, 2 after marriage) as well as drunk and disorderly conduct. After the Article 32, the charges were referred ...
  • Dismissed
    Domestic Assault Charges
    Our client, Navy enlisted, was charged with domestic assault for hitting his wife. His wife claimed that during an argument, he slapped her across the face. At trial, the wife admitted to "poking" her husband in the forehead. Her husband testified ...
  • Honorable Discharge
    Don't Ask - Don't Tell
    Navy reservist was notified of mobilization. We secured an administrative discharge based upon homosexuality, with an HONORABLE DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE .
  • Granting relief
    Drug Abuse
    E-5 tested positive for amphetamines during command unit sweep and separated for Misconduct - Drug Abuse. Petition filed with Board for Correction of Military Record based upon flawed chain of custody; improper changes being made to batch and ...
  • Discharged In Lieu of Drug Charges
    Drug Charges
    Army Warrant Officer was charged with AWOL, as well as use of drugs. We submitted a request for discharge in lieu of Courts-Martial, however the command refused to accept that and referred the charges to a General Courts-Martial. On the first day of ...
  • ACQUITTED
    Drug Use
    An E-5 in the Air Force faced a General Courts-Martial for use of cocaine. Prior to trial, the Government preferred an additional charge related to BAH fraud. We secured a WITHDRAWAL of the fraud charge after the Art. 32, then when we went to trial ...
  • HONORABLE DISCHARGE GRANTED
    DRUG USE
    Wrongful Use of Cocaine - HONORABLE DISCHARGE GRANTED Navy SEAL with excellent service record admitted wrongful use of cocaine. Realizing his career with the special warfare community was over due to the drug use, the focus at that point was to ...
  • RETAINS CAREER
    Drug Use Charge
    An Administrative Separation Board recommended discharge for a Navy E-6, with over 18 years of service, for Misconduct, Drug Abuse (Amphetamines). We challenged the results of the board and had it set aside based on improper constitution of the ...
  • NO MISCONDUCT
    Drug Use With Questionable Company
    Naval reservist doing his two weeks of annual training overseas was interrogated about spending time with a questionable foreign national female. The reservist admitted to being with the female when she smoked marijuana, but insisted he did not use ...
  • PROMOTED TO MASTER SERGEANT
    E-6 Promoted Despite Forgery Accusation
    USAF E-6 with 13 years of service reduced in rate to E-5 at NJP for forgery of superior NCO's signature on a performance of duty report form. Service member had a previous incident related to questions on TAD travel expense claims. We were able to ...
  • RETAINED
    E-6 Reservist RETAINED SERVICE After Charges
    E-6 Reservist, with 15 years of service, living overseas charged with improper registration of POV through tax-free on-base MVRO as well as multiple specifications of improper purchase of tax-free items through Exchange System when no longer eligible ...
  • Clearance Restored
    E-9, ANG/USAFR
    E-9, ANG/USAFR: Issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke eligibility for access to classified information and assignment in sensitive duties under Guideline F (Financial Considerations), as a result of allegations of past financial issues, ...
  • Withdrawn & Vacated
    Favorable Result for Past Larceny
    Army Reserve O-5, recalled to active duty for charges preferred to trial by court-martial (violations of the UCMJ, while on active duty, Article 107, false official statement; Article 121, larceny of government money; and Article 132, false and ...
  • ACQUITTAL
    Forcible Rape - Sodomy of Family Member
    Civilian was charged in state court with rape and two counts of forcible sodomy of his step-daughter. Prior to trial, we secured a favorable ruling from the Court which prevented the prosecution from presenting evidence obtained during a physical ...
  • CHARGES WITHDRAWN
    Forcible Rape of Family Member
    A Seaman was charged with forcibly raping and sodomizing his niece. The case proceeded with military counsel through the Article 32 Investigation. Within several weeks of our representation of the client after the Article 32, all charges were ...
  • Relief warranted.
    FORMER USN E-2 CHANGE CHARACTERIZATION OF SERVICE
    Former USN E-2 was awarded three Nonjudicial Punishments, during the initial enlistment, for violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). The member was subsequently separated from the military for commission of a serious offense. The ...
  • SERVICE RETAINED
    FRATERNIZATION
    Naval Officer Accused of Fraternization Navy officer, Naval Academy Graduate, with approximately 10 years of service, punished at NJP for fraternization with enlisted member of another service, as well as conduct unbecoming for detailing ...
  • Secures Grade and Career
    General Officer Memorandum of Reprimand
    Army medical services officer was given a General Officer Memorandum of Reprimand, relief for cause and adverse OER as a result of an AR 15-6 investigation after a complaint of sexual harassment of a subordinate officer and a civilian employee, as ...
  • Access/Clearance Granted
    Guideline B and Guideline E Denial
    Army E-9: Issued a Letter of Intent (LOI)/Statement of Reasons (SOR) to revoke eligibility for security clearance and access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) -- under Guideline B (Foreign Influence) and Guideline E (Personal Conduct); due ...
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINE B DENIAL
    Department of Defense notified contractor employee it was unable to grant employee access to classified information and recommended case be submitted to an Administrative Judge for a determination, based upon Guideline B (Foreign Influence) , six ...
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINE B DENIAL
    Department of Defense (DOD) federal employee issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke security clearance under Guideline E (Personal Conduct) and Guideline J (Criminal Conduct), for theft of government property allegations. The Law Firm of McCormack ...
  • CLEARANCE GRANTED
    GUIDELINE B DENIAL
    Department of Defense notified contractor employee it was unable to grant employee access to classified information and recommended case be submitted to an Administrative Judge for a determination, based upon Guideline B (Foreign Influence), ...
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINE B DENIAL
    DOD federal civilian employee was given a Statement of Reasons to deny eligibility for access to classified information and/or occupancy of a sensitive position, under Guideline B (Foreign Influence – allegations of maintaining regular contact with ...
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINE E DENIAL
    Department of Defense notified contractor employee it was unable to grant employee access to classified information and recommended case be submitted to an Administrative Judge for a determination, based upon Guideline E (Personal Conduct) , ...
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINE E, F and J DENIAL
    Navy E-6 issued a letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke security clearance under Guideline E (Personal Conduct), Guideline F (Financial Considerations), and Guideline J (Criminal Conduct) for allegations of past misconduct and failure to pay his just ...
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINE E, H and J DENIAL
    DOD federal civilian employee, at periodic review, was given a Letter of Intent/Statement of Reasons to revoke eligibility for access to classified information, assignment to a sensitive position, and access to sensitive compartmented information ...
  • CLEARANCE GRANTED
    Guideline F
    Department of Defense notified contractor employee it was unable to grant employee access to classified information and recommended the case be submitted to an Administrative Judge for a determination, based upon Guideline F (Financial ...
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINE F DENIAL
    Department of the Army contracted employee's Security Clearance eligibility and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access held in abeyance by the Army Central Personnel Security Clearance Facility (ACPSCF), pending resolution of a letter ...
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINE F DENIAL
    Army/Federal Employee received a Letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke eligibility for a security clearance and sensitive compartmented information access under Guideline F (Financial Considerations) , for five allegations of delinquent debts. The Law ...
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINE F, H and E DENIAL
    Department of Defense notified contractor employee it was unable to grant employee access to classified information and recommended case be submitted to an Administrative Judge for a determination, based upon Guideline F (Financial Considerations) , ...
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINE H & E DENIAL
    Applicant submitted a security clearance application on August 19, 2006. On May 8, 2009 the Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals (DOHA) sent Applicant a Statement of Reasons (SOR) detailing the basis for its preliminary decision to deny his ...
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINE H DENIAL
    Department of Defense contractor employee previously denied a security clearance under Guideline H (Drug Involvement) , 16 allegations of past purchase and use of illegal drugs over a 7-year period. The Law Firm of McCormack and McCormack retained to ...
  • Clearance Retained
    GUIDELINE H DENIAL
    Air Force, GS-09: Issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke security clearance under Guideline H (Drug Involvement), as a result of three allegations of drug addiction/dependence and treatment. McCormack & McCormack assisted the federal employee with ...
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINE J DENIAL
    Air Force contractor employee issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke eligibility for access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) due to three allegations of Criminal Conduct (Guideline J) ; one allegation under Handling Protected ...
  • Clearance Retained
    GUIDELINE K and M DENIAL
    Air Force, O-5: Issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke security clearance under Guideline K (Handling Protected Information) and Guideline M (Use of Information Technology Systems), as a result of 12 allegations involving the download of ...
  • Clearance Retained
    GUIDELINE K and M DENIAL
    Air Force, O-5: Issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke security clearance under Guideline K (Handling Protected Information) and Guideline M (Use of Information Technology Systems), as a result of 12 allegations involving the download of ...
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINES B and F DENIAL
    Navy/O-6 issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke eligibility for a security clearance under Guideline B (Foreign Influence) and Guideline F (Financial Considerations) , for six allegations of questionable/significant U.S. currency transactions from ...
  • Clearance Restored
    GUIDELINES B, E and J DENIAL
    Navy E-7 issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke security clearance under Guideline B (Foreign Influence), Guideline E (Personal Conduct), and Guideline J (Criminal Conduct) , for allegations of inappropriate use of government equipment, failure to ...
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINES D and E DENIAL
    Army E-8, issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke security clearance under Guideline E (Personal Conduct) and Guideline D (Sexual Behavior) , for allegations of engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a subordinate member. The Law Firm of ...
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINES D E and J DENIAL
    Department of Defense (DOD) federal employee issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke security clearance under Guideline D (Sexual Behavior), Guideline E (Personal Conduct), and Guideline J (Criminal Conduct) , for allegations of indecent exposure ...
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINES D, E, F and J DENIAL
    ? Army/O-3 issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to deny a security clearance due to five allegations under Financial Considerations (Guideline F) ; four allegations under Criminal Conduct and Sexual Behavior (Guidelines D and J) ; and one allegation ...
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINES E and F DENIAL
    Department of Defense (DOD) federal employee issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke security clearance under Guideline E (Personal Conduct) and Guideline F (Financial Considerations) , for allegations of financial delinquencies. The Law Firm of ...
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINES E, H and J DENIAL
    Department of Defense (DOD) federal employee issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke security clearance under Guideline E (Personal Conduct), Guideline H (Drug Involvement) and Guideline J (Criminal Conduct) , for allegations of illegal use of ...
  • Clearance Restored
    GUIDELINES G, H and J DENIAL
    Retired USAF E-9, working as a civil servant with a long history of alcohol abuse, received a Statement of Reasons notifying him that the government intended to revoke his clearance based on his past substantial alcohol abuse as well as numerous ...
  • WITHDRAWAL
    Homicide
    A junior Naval enlisted man was charged with homicide in civilian court related to the death of a young Navy man which occurred during a party at our client’s house where LSD had been ingested by some of the participants. Prosecutors alleged that our ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Husband's Stabbing
    An Army E-6 was accused of repeatedly stabbing her husband. At trial before enlisted members, which took place in Korea, the accused was found NOT GUILTY of the charges of attempted premeditated murder and aggravated assault.
  • Sentence suspended
    Involuntary Manslaughter
    We were retained to represent a former Sailor who was charged with violating the terms of his probation based upon failure to pay restitution and being convicted of new charges out of state. He was arrested and extradited to Virginia to face the ...
  • SET ASIDE THE SENTENCE
    Involuntary Manslaughter
    Marine E-3 plead guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter, disobedience of a lawful order, drunk driving and three counts of aggravated assault related to an automobile accident which resulted in the death of a young woman. Upon advice of his ...
  • Military Grade For Retirement
    Involuntary separation due to misconduct
    Reserve Air Force O-5 was subject to involuntary separation proceedings due to misconduct - successfully negotiated retirement in lieu of separation. The officer then faced a Retired Grade Determination, and was allowed to retire as an O-5.
  • NOT GUILTY
    Iraq Detainee Abuse
    Greg McCormack was retained to represent Petty Officer Jonathan Keefe, one of three Navy SEALs who faced court-martial for alleged detainee abuse of the terrorist who has been identified as the mastermind behind the infamous Blackwater Bridge ...
  • Honorable Discharge
    LCPL, USMCR, with physical disqualifications
    LCPL, USMCR, with physical disqualifications, was subject to involuntary activation and administrative discharge proceedings, which could have resulted in characterization of service as Other Than Honorable (OTH). Through our representation, LCPL ...
  • CHARGES WITHDRAWN - NO MISCONDUCT
    Marijuana Distribution
    Navy Third Class Air Traffic Controller was charged with distribution of marijuana as a result of an undercover NCIS investigation in which the informant turned over to NCIS a bag of marijuana with our client's fingerprint on the bag. We secured a ...
  • REDUCED CONFINEMENT
    Marine Charged with Multiple Offenses
    Enlisted Marine was charged with 26 offenses against his wife, to include rape, maiming, 5 specifications of forcible sodomy and 11 specifications of assault. After the Art. 32, we were able to negotiate a plea agreement which resulted in a Guilty ...
  • REDUCED PUNISHMENT
    Marine E-3 Charged With Child Pornography
    Marine E-3 downloaded child pornography to his laptop before deploying to Afghanistan. Once in Afghanistan, our client saved the files in question, as well as adult pornography to an external hard drive. Other Marines asked to borrow his external ...
  • DISMISSED
    Marine Granted Relief On Multiple Charges
    Active Duty Marine Corps E-3 was convicted by summary court-martial for violations of the UCMJ (larceny, attempt, false official statement, and unlawful entry). Upon application to the Judge Advocate General, pursuant to Article 69(b), UCMJ, the ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Marine Recruiter Accused of Rape
    Marine recruiter (E-5) was charged with recruiter misconduct involving 2 female recruits, as well as multiple sexual assault charges, including 2 specifications of rape, and forcible sodomy. After the Art 32 investigation, all charges related to one ...
  • CHARGES WITHDRAWN
    Master Chief Accused of Rape
    Command Master Chief with twenty years of service was charged with raping a young female sailor who worked in his office. After the Article 32 Investigation, all charges were WITHDRAWN .
  • CHARGES WITHDRAWN
    Midshipman Accused of Multiple Charges
    Naval Academy Midshipman in his senior year was accused of rape, sodomy and assorted offenses against another Midshipman. After the Art. 32 Investigation, apparently as a result of discovery issues which we raised, all charges were WITHDRAWN before t ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Military Doctor Accused of Sexual Assault of Patient
    Military physician was charged with sexually assaulting a female patient while examining her alone in his office. The officer was found NOT GUILTY of all charges by a General Courts-Martial jury.
  • Clearance Granted
    GUIDELINE F DENIAL
    DOD civil service employee: Issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke security clearance under Guideline F (Financial Considerations), as a result of allegations of financial delinquencies and indiscretions. McCormack & McCormack assisted the federal ...
  • NOT GUILTY VERDICT
    Full Confession To Violent Rape
    Navy E-3 was charged with RAPE of a female sailor in his command, as well as AGGRAVATED ASSAULT with a means likely to inflict death or grievous bodily injury and FALSE OFFICIAL STATEMENT (lying to NCIS), in addition to SEXUAL ASSAULT upon another ...
  • Acquittal of the murder charge
    Four Murder Case
    Greg McCormack represented Eric Wilson, one of four men who were prosecuted for capital murder and rape of a Navy wife in Norfolk, Virginia. The case has attracted international attention and is commonly referred to as the “Norfolk Four” murder case. ...
  • DISMISSED
    First Class Assault on a Police Officer
    A young Army Private First Class was arrested and charged in Virginia Beach for Assault and Battery of a Police Officer, Public Intoxication, and Underage Possession of Alcohol. If convicted of the felony assault charge, he would have had to serve a ...
  • HONORABLE DISCHARGE GRANTED
    DRUG USE
    Wrongful Use of Cocaine - HONORABLE DISCHARGE GRANTED Navy SEAL with excellent service record admitted wrongful use of cocaine. Realizing his career with the special warfare community was over due to the drug use, the focus at that point was to ...
  • Favorable clearance recommendation
    DOD (Navy) Federal Employee
    Issued a Letter of Intent (LOI)/Statement of Reasons (SOR) to revoke eligibility for security clearance, and assignment to a sensitive position -- under Guideline G (Alcohol Consumption), Guideline H (Drug Involvement), and Guideline J (Criminal ...
  • Favorable clearance recommendation
    DOD (Navy) Federal Employee
    Issued a Letter of Intent (LOI)/Statement of Reasons (SOR) to revoke eligibility for security clearance, and assignment to a sensitive position -- under Guideline G (Alcohol Consumption), Guideline H (Drug Involvement), and Guideline J (Criminal ...
  • Military Grade For Retirement
    Detached for cause
    Active Duty Army O-5 issued Letter of Reprimand that was placed in Official Military Personnel File and detached for cause, with Referred OER, as result of allegations of multiple incidents occurring over an extended period of time and after ...
  • Discharge Record
    Court Martialed and separated with a Bad Conduct Discharge.
    USMC E-4 was Court Martialed and separated with a Bad Conduct Discharge. The Criminal Court of Appeals overturned his punitive discharge and he was released from the USMC at the end of his enlistment with a General characterization of service. ...
  • Clearance Granted
    ARMY E-7
    Issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke security clearance under Guideline G (Alcohol Consumption) and Guideline J (Criminal Conduct), as a result of six allegations of alcohol related incidents (public intoxication; drunkenness; driving while ...
  • NO MISCONDUCT
    Another Two-Time Failure
    A Navy Warrant Officer with 24 years of service came up positive for marijuana on a urinalysis. Upon our advice, our client refused NJP. While we were waiting for the Show Cause Board to convene, our client came up POSITIVE FOR MARIJUANA A SECOND ...
  • CAREER RETAINED
    Alleged Use of Cocaine
    Navy E-5, with over 12 years of military service tested positive for cocaine, but was not notified of positive urinalysis until 9 months later during her security clearance reinvestigation. Our client passed a civilian polygraph, yet the command ...
  • CHARGES DISMISSED
    Alleged Theft
    Our client, a Navy man with over 12 years of active service, was charged with stealing materials from a major hardware store. He plead not guilty to the charge of petty larceny at trial. The store’s loss prevention manager testified that he saw our ...
  • NO MISCONDUCT
    Alleged Positive Test For Amphetamines
    Navy 02-E with 15 years of service was reported positive on a command sweep urinalysis for d-amphetamine. At the Show Cause Board of Inquiry, we established significant problems with the collection process. The board voted 3-0 for NO MISCONDUCT .
  • NO MISCONDUCT - SERVICE RETAINED
    Alleged Drug Use
    Active Duty O-5, U.S. Navy/Medical Corps, required to show cause for retention before a Board of Inquiry for misconduct (wrongful use of a controlled substance - cocaine), and substandard performance of duty. Our representation resulted in the Board ...
  • Obtained General Discharge.
    Alcohol Incidents
    Frocked Navy E-4. Background includes difficult adolescence to include being expelled three times, and flunking out one time during four years of high school at three different schools, disclosure of and enlistment waiver for pre-service underage ...
  • CAREER RETAINED
    Alcohol Incident
    Naval aviator faced a Show Cause Board of Inquiry and possible OTH characterization of discharge for charges related to an alcohol incident involving comments of a sexual nature toward a junior female officer, as well as racial overtones towards a ...
  • CAREER RETAINED
    Alcohol Incident
    O-6 Active Duty Physician recommended for Administrative Separation through "Board of Inquiry/Show Cause" procedures for poly-substance abuse (alcohol and prescription drugs); alcohol rehabilitation failure; Misconduct - Violation of UCMJ Art. 86: ...
  • Request for RILO was Approved
    Air Force Reservist Obtains RILO in Alleged Larceny Case
    Air Force O-4 reservist was ordered to active duty to face charges related to multiple counts of conduct unbecoming an officer concerning alleged larceny of AAFES funds through fraudulent returns, for full retail prices, of items purchased from the ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Misdemeanor Brandishing a Firearm Charges
    An E-5 Navy Recruiter was charged with two counts of brandishing a firearm in Norfolk after two property workers at an apartment complex alleged that he showed them his firearm in a menacing manner while warning them not to mess with him. Each count ...
  • DEFERRED TO DISMISS - Security Clearance Retaine
    Misdemeanor Charges
    A Navy E-5 contacted our firm after being charged with three offenses in Hampton: Annoying Ringing of a Telephone, a Class 3 misdemeanor; and Stalking and Profane Language over Public Airways, both Class 1 misdemeanors. The person who made the ...
  • DEFERRED TO DISMISS
    Misdemeanor Destruction of Property
    We were retained by a Senior Airman in the US Air Force after he was charged with misdemeanor destruction of property for breaking a plate-glass storefront window in downtown Norfolk. Our client was alleged to have intentionally broken a large window ...
  • CHARGES DISMISSED
    Misdemeanor in an Assault Case
    Our client, an E-4 in the US Navy, retained us after being charged with providing false information to law enforcement officers, a Class 1 misdemeanor. He was charged after officers responded to a residence looking to serve an arrest warrant for the ...
  • Released from the remainder of his MSO.
    MSO Changed Due to Family Affairs
    Army PVT, completed active duty enlistment and transferred to the IRR as required to complete his Military Service Obligation (MSO). Received orders activating him and directing him to report for an 18 month deployment. Assisted client in submitting ...
  • CHARGES WITHDRAWN
    Multiple Sex Offense Charges
    Navy E-6 charged with multiple sex offenses against his mentally handicapped natural daughter who was under the age of 12, to include forcible sodomy. At the Art 32 investigation, although our client's daughter did not testify, the child's mother and ...
  • NOT GUILTY OF ALL CHARGES
    MULTIPLE SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGES
    Navy E-5 faced a General Court-Martial on charges of Sexual Assault (digital penetration without consent and/or while alleged victim unable to consent due to being incapacitated by alcohol) as well as assault/battery (undressing alleged victim ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Multiple Test Positives For Cocaine
    Navy E-6 was court-martialed for a positive urinalysis for cocaine. The officer jury returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY . Several months later, the same client came up positive on another urinalysis for cocaine and a second Courts-Martial was convened. ...
  • NO MISCONDUCT
    Multiple Test Positives For Marijuana
    Navy E-7 was court-martialed for a positive urinalysis for marijuana in 1997. After establishing significant irregularities with the collection process, we rested our case without presenting any defense evidence. An officer jury returned a verdict of ...
  • Reduced to Voluntary Manslaughter
    Murder Charge
    Navy Third Class was charged with premeditated murder in the beating death of his wife in Bermuda. After the Article 32 Investigation, we were able to negotiate a plea on a voluntary manslaughter charge and took the case to an enlisted jury for ...
  • Reduced to Voluntary Manslaughter
    Murder Charge
    Navy Third Class was charged with premeditated murder in the beating death of his wife in Bermuda. After the Article 32 Investigation, we were able to negotiate a plea on a voluntary manslaughter charge and took the case to an enlisted jury for ...
  • CHARGES DISMISSED / RECORD CLEARED
    Naval Aviator Accused of Solicitation For Immoral Purposes
    A Naval aviator was charged by civilian authorities with indecent exposure related to allegations of solicitation for immoral purposes in a public rest room. After an extended trial, the judge agreed to defer findings on the allegations for twelve ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Naval Medical Officer Accused of Sexual Assault
    Male Naval Officer was charged with sexually assaulting three junior enlisted men in a health care setting. The officer acknowledged having contact with the genitalia of two of the men, however defended his actions as being medically necessary. The ...
  • CHARGES WITHDRAWN
    Naval Officer Accused of Larceny
    Naval officer was charged with larceny of U.S. currency of a value of about $24,497.00, the property of the United States Treasury related to allegations of BAH fraud. Additionally - in connection with that charge, he was charged with signing an ...
  • CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AVOIDED
    Naval Officer Accused of Sexual Assault
    A Naval officer was charged with sexual assault of a dependent wife. After the Art. 32 Investigation during which we established significant issues as to the credibility of the complainant, the case was sent to Captain's Mast on board a Naval ship, ...
  • CAREER RETAINED
    Naval Officer Accused of Sexual Harassment
    Senior Naval officer was charged with allegations related to sexual harassment arising from multiple alcohol-related incidents. We advised officer to refuse Non-Judicial Punishment, which likely would have lead to General Courts-Martial. The command ...
  • NO MISCONDUCT
    Naval Officer Accused of Sexual Harassment
    Navy E-7 with 14 years of outstanding service was subjected to non-judicial punishment on his se-going command for 5 specifications of sexual harassment and 1 specification of creating a hostile work environment. A total of 9 females made accusations ...
  • Avoids Punitive Dismissal
    Naval Officer Avoids Punitive Dismissal
    Naval officer was implicated in offenses related to conspiracy to commit larceny and sale of military property, as well as hazing of a junior enlisted member and falsification of personnel records. After extended pre-trial negotiations, we secured a ...
  • RETAINED CAREER
    Naval Officer Charged With Fraternization
    Navy officer charged with fraternization with 3 enlisted females, as well as 3 specifications of assault and battery upon one of the enlisted females, false official statement and adultery. The Government had a video tape of sexual activity by our ...
  • CHARGES DISMISSED / RECORD CLEARED
    Naval Officer Charged With Solicitation For Immoral Purposes
    A senior Naval officer was charged by civilian authorities with charges related to solicitation for immoral purposes. The charges were DISMISSED upon our motion after cross-examination of the undercover police officer. After trial, we secured an ...
  • RETAINED RETIREMENT
    Naval Petty Officer Accused of Child Pornography
    Naval Chief Petty Officer with 19 years of service was charged with internet child pornography related offenses, as well as pornography related offenses on the service member's office computer. After extensive pre-trial negotiations, a favorable plea ...
  • RETROACTIVE PROMOTION
    Naval physician was denied Special Professional Pays and Bonus, as well as promotion
    Naval physician was denied Special Professional Pays and Bonus, as well as promotion, due to noncompliance with PRT (body fat) standards. We filed a legal action with the U.S. Court of Claims. While the claim was pending, the officer came within ...
  • RETAINED CAREER
    Naval Warrant Officer Charged With Fraternization
    Navy Warrant Officer was charged with multiple sexual related offenses with females on his command. Although we negotiated a rather favorable pre-trial agreement which protected him from extensive confinement, the client was more concerned with ...
  • General Discharge under Honorable Conditions.
    Navy Arsonist
    Navy E-1 confessed to setting five (5) fires on board a Naval warship. We secured a plea agreement that merged the five offenses into one charge and secured a sentence of 4 months of confinement, with no punitive discharge. Although our client was ...
  • SEPARATION BOARD FINDS NO MISCONDUCT
    NAVY CHIEF – TAKEN TO MAST AND DETACHED FOR CAUSE
    Navy E-7 (Air Traffic Controller) with over 18 years of service faced an Administrative Separation Board for misconduct (leaving watch without being properly relieved) and substandard performance of duties (failure to secure necessary ...
  • HONORABLE DISCHARGE
    NAVY CHIEF ADMITS DRUG USE
    Navy Master at Arms Chief Petty Officer (E-7) with over 19 years of service came up positive on a urinalysis for marijuana. During the course of the investigation our client made a statement to NCIS admitting to the wrongful use of marijuana. At a ...
  • ADMINISTRATIVE DISCHARGE
    Navy Commander Avoids Court -Martial In Espionage Case
    Navy Commander charged with espionage-related offenses. After the Article 32 Investigation, we were able to secure the ADMINISTRATIVE DISCHARGE OF OUR CLIENT WITHOUT A COURT-MARTIAL .
  • CHARGES ACQUITTED
    Navy Corpsman Accused of Sexual Assault
    Navy corpsman was charged with sexually assaulting two female patients under his care. Both victims positively identified our client as having committed the sexual assaults. Our client made a statement to the investigators to the effect that he did ...
  • Retained
    Navy Corpsman with NJP for Steroid Use and Forgery
    Navy E-6 Corpsman was charged with multiple drug related offenses pertaining to wrongful possession of narcotics he had been issued pursuant to his Corpsman duties, as well as the wrongful use of steroids, larceny of narcotics and ammunition, ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Navy CWO Found NOT GUILTY Of Theft
    Navy Chief Warrant Officer was charged with assorted violations of the UCMJ related to alleged theft of government computer equipment from DRMO. Client had 20+ years of service and was advised of the charges the day before his retirement ceremony. ...
  • CHARGES WITHDRAWN
    Navy E-3 Accused of Rape
    A Navy E-3 was charged with forcibly raping the same female sailor on three different occasions. The client's military counsel recommended client waive the Art. 32 and sign a pretrial agreement to some lesser charges of sexual assault, where he would ...
  • NO FEDERAL CONVICTION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED
    Navy E-4 Charged With Child Pornography
    Navy E-4 retained our services after waiving his right to an Art 32 for child porn related offenses. The military attorney had negotiated a pretrial agreement for our client to enter a plea of guilty to possessing child pornography, in exchange for a ...
  • CAREER RETAINED
    Navy E-4 Charged with Online Solicitation of a Minor
    Navy E-4 was the subject of an internet sting operation by authorities. After several on-line instant message chats with a person he thought was a 14 year old girl, he arranged to meet the girl for the purpose of engaging in sexual relations. Upon ...
  • ACQUITTED
    Navy E-4 Charged With Rape of Female Shipmate
    Navy E-4 was charged with rape and forcibly sodomy of a female shipmate. The alleged victim contended she was intoxicated and asleep at the time of the repeated assaults. Our client was subjected to 3 NCIS interrogations where he gave conflicting ...
  • Clearance Granted
    Navy E-5
    Navy E-5: Issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke security clearance under Guideline D (Sexual Behavior) and Guideline J (Criminal Conduct), as a result of three allegations of sexual assault; and Guideline K (Handling Protected Information), as a ...
  • MISTRIAL - DISMISSAL OF CHARGES
    Navy E-5 Appeal of Rape Charge
    A Navy E-5 retained our firm to represent him on the appeal of his General Courts-Martial conviction for two counts of rape for which he was sentenced to serve 12 years in confinement. After his trial, one of his court members allegedly made a ...
  • NO CONFINEMENT
    Navy E-5 dental technician admitted to stealing and selling dental gold on numerous occasions.
    Over a period of 2 years, approximately $ 36,000 worth of dental gold was stolen and sold by our client. Prior to trial, we secured a plea agreement where all confinement in excess of 8 months would be suspended. At the trial, we secured a sentence ...
  • Favorably Discharged
    Navy E-6 administratively separated for Personality Disorder
    Exceptionally successful Navy E-6 administratively separated for Personality Disorder. Upon presentation of case at Personal Appearance before Discharge Review Board, we were able to demonstrate that improper medical diagnosis was made negating ...
  • Cleared of Charges
    Navy E-6 NJP Charges
    Navy E-6 with 12+ years of service retained our office after he was found guilty at NJP of 2 specifications of sexual harassment, assault and bribery. In addition to the subject NJP, he had 3 other NJP’s on his record. At his administrative ...
  • NOT GUILTY - NO MISCONDUCT
    Navy E-6 Tests Positive For Cocaine
    Navy E-6 came up positive for cocaine on a urinalysis. Prior to his trial, he came up POSITIVE ON A SECOND URINALYSIS while undergoing an "aftercare" program. He was found NOT GUILTY of the first urinalysis by an officer jury (after we advised the ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Navy E-7 Accused of Shipboard Sexual Harassment
    A Navy E-7 was taken to NJP on a ship for several allegations of sexual harassment. At the Administrative Separation Board, we secured a finding of NO MISCONDUCT as to the sexual harassment allegations.
  • WAS NOT SENTENCED TO BE PUNITIVELY DISCHARGED
    Navy E-7 Avoids Being Punitively Discharged
    Navy E-7 was charged with conspiracy and theft of assorted government property, all of which was recovered from his garage. We negotiated a plea agreement that significantly limited our client’s exposure at trial, and then secured a sentence of only ...
  • REDUCED PUNISHMENT
    Navy E-7 Charged With Internet Sex Crimes
    Navy E-7 was charged with violating Article 80, UCMJ for attempting to communicate indecent language to a child, as well four (4) specifications of Article 134, UCMJ, for using the internet to solicit a minor for immoral purposes, attempted transfer ...
  • CHARGES DISMISSED
    Navy E-7 Charged With Larceny
    Navy E-7 with 11+ years of service assigned on an aircraft carrier was charged with false official statement and larceny of over $7,000 related to an accusation of BAH fraud. The command elected to take him to NJP, which he could not refuse due to ...
  • NO PUNISHMENT
    Navy E-7 Cleared In Disclosure of Classified Information Case
    Navy E-7 with over 20 years of service was investigated by federal and military authorities for alleged violation of the National Security laws involving alleged unlawful disclosure of classified information. After nearly two years of joint FBI and ...
  • CHARGES WITHDRAWN
    Navy E-8 Accused of Rape
    Navy frocked E-8 with over 22 years of service was accused of rape of a junior enlisted female by administering to her a drug/intoxicant without her knowledge which substantially impaired her ability to appraise her conduct, and in the alternative, ...
  • RETIREMENT RETAINED
    Navy E-8 Charged With Child Pornography
    Navy E-8 with over 20 years of service was charged with on-line solicitation of a minor, and possession of child pornography. We were able to negotiate a resolution that subjected our client to a 2 grade pay reduction and a max of thirty (30) days in ...
  • NO DISCHARGE; RETAINS RETIREMENT BENEFITS
    Navy E-8 Charged With Larceny
    Navy E-8 with well in excess of 20 years of service was charged with larceny of over $60,000 from the Chief's fund on board a Naval ship. Evidence showed our client wrote many checks from the Chief's fund payable directly to himself and used for his ...
  • CHARGES REDUCED
    Navy E-9 Accused of Rape
    Navy E-9 was charged with rape and sexual harassment of an E-6 subordinate. The complainant alleged that our client raped her while she was intoxicated, and possibly drugged. During the course of the Art 32 investigation, through aggressive ...
  • CHARGES DISMISSED
    Navy Enlisted Man Accused of Indecency Charges
    A junior Naval enlisted man was charged with forcible sodomy and forcible object penetration in state court. Prior to the preliminary hearing, we secured the sworn admission from the alleged victim that all sexual acts were consented to and ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Navy Enlisted Man Escapes Murder Sentence
    Two Navy enlisted members were charged with the premeditated murder (beating to death) of another sailor. We represented the individual that started the physical altercation and who, according to the evidence, physically kicked the victim in the face ...
  • Board Voted 3/0 for No Misconduct
    Navy EOD Chief Accused of THC in System
    Navy EOD Chief with over 16 years of service came up positive on a random urinalysis for THC. Client had purchased CBD oil which stated on its label “Contains 0% THC” to use for pain relief after 3 surgeries relating to fracturing his leg in a ...
  • REDUCED CHARGE
    Navy Lieutenant Charged For Reckless Driving
    A Navy Lieutenant was charged with Reckless Driving after being clocked at 80 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone on I-264 in Virginia Beach. At his trial in General District Court he was convicted of Reckless Driving, a Class 1 misdemeanor, and a 90 day ...
  • DID NOT INCLUDE ANY CONFINEMENT AT ALL
    Navy Man Avoids Confinement in Kick-Back Scandal
    Navy E-6 was implicated in an investigation concerning the theft of military property which evolved from a kick-back scandal with civilian suppliers. Our client was the supervisor of the person who was stealing the property and eventually became ...
  • SENTENCE REDUCED
    Navy Man Charged With Rape
    Navy petty officer retained us a few days before he was scheduled to appear at a General Court-Martial on a charge of rape. The plea agreement, negotiated by his military lawyer and signed by our client before we were retained, required him to plead ...
  • CHARGES DISMISSED
    Navy Man Charged With Sex Related Charges
    A Navy Second Class was charged with sexual related charges involving a co-worker who alleged that he exposed himself and masturbated in front of her on numerous occasions at work. After the Article 32, all charges were DISMISSED .
  • HONORABLY DISCHARGED
    Navy Man Charged With Shipmate Rape
    Navy Petty Officer was charged with rape of a shipmate. After the Art. 32, in order to avoid the risks associated with proceeding on the rape charge, we were able to secure an administrative discharge for our client in lieu of court-martial, based ...
  • RETAIN SERVICE
    Navy Man To RETAIN SERVICE Despite Multiple DUI Charges
    Navy E-6 with 18 ½ years of service was processed for misconduct based upon 3 convictions for driving under the influence. At an Administrative Separation Board, we secured a recommendation that the separation be suspended, however the command was ...
  • Clearance Granted
    Navy O-1
    Issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to revoke security clearance under Guideline B (Foreign Influence); Guideline E (Personal Conduct); Guideline G (Alcohol Consumption); and Guideline J (Criminal Conduct), as a result of pre-service allegations of (1), ...
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    Navy O-3
    Navy O-3 : Administrative action requiring show cause for retention was initiated against Navy O-3, due to misconduct and substandard performance of duty, as a result of two allegations of conduct unbecoming an officer and gentleman by being drunk ...
  • Retains Naval Career
    Navy O-3 failure to comply with Liberty-Buddy regulation
    Navy 0-3, a Naval Academy graduate, was taken to Mast (NJP) on a Naval ship for charges related to failure to comply with Liberty-Buddy regulation, as well as fraternization, false official statement and conduct unbecoming an officer for abandoning ...
  • CAREER RETAINED
    Navy O-3E NJP Dereliction of Duty
    Navy 0-3E with 23+ years of service was taken to NJP and given a letter of reprimand for dereliction of duty. NAVPERS directed that our client appear before a Show Cause Board of Inquiry in an effort to separate the officer for misconduct. Upon our ...
  • Retained in the naval service.
    Navy O-4
    Navy O-4 : Respondent received notification of administrative show cause proceedings, for retention in the naval service. Basis for separation – Misconduct (commission of a military or civilian offense), for allegations of dereliction of duty, sexual ...
  • Navy O-4
    Military Defense
    Notified that although recommended for continuation by Active Duty Navy Lieutenant Commander Staff Continuation Selection Board, the Secretary of the Navy withheld the nomination for continuation due to a previously reported criminal incident. ...
  • CHARGES WITHDRAWN
    Navy Officer Accused of Numerous Offenses
    Navy nursing officer with over 20 years in service was charged with numerous offenses alleging theft and use of controlled drugs while deployed on a ship, as well as while employed part time at a civilian hospital. Prior to the Courts-Martial, ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Navy Sailor's Contributing To The Delinquency Charge
    A Sailor contacted us after being charged with Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor for allegedly barricading himself in a room in his home with his young son. After arguing with his wife, our client allegedly locked himself in a room with his ...
  • Avoids OTH Administrative Separation
    Navy SEAL - Separation
    Navy SEAL had accepted Non-Judicial Punishment for violations of Art 92 – 3 specifications of violating a lawful general regulation by wrongfully possessing and storing classified material, Art 107 – 3 specifications of false office statements; Art ...
  • NO MISCONDUCT - CAREER RETAINED
    Navy Seal Alleged Positive Test For Cocaine
    Navy SEAL was treated in a civilian hospital for severe medical injuries. During his medical treatment, a laboratory report reflected he had cocaine in his system. Our client’s command was made aware of the lab test, and issued a search authorization ...
  • Retains Service Status
    O-6 Active Duty Physician - Administrative Separation
    O-6 Active Duty Physician recommended for Administrative Separation through "Board of Inquiry/Show Cause" procedures for poly-substance abuse (alcohol and prescription drugs); alcohol rehabilitation failure; Misconduct - Violation of UCMJ Art. 86: ...
  • RETIRES WITH HONORABLE DISCHARGE AT CURRENT PAYG
    Office Misconduct
    Navy Captain (0-6) was a squadron commander. During a Preliminary Investigation on allegations of sexual harassment of an E-4, our client provided some false responses to the investigating officer as to what occurred during the incident at a ...
  • WILL RETIRE
    OFFICER CONVICTED OF POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY RETAINED
    Air Force officer was convicted of possession of child pornography. After presentation of evidence on sentencing to an officer jury, we were able to secure a sentence of only thirty (30) days of confinement and some forfeitures – our client was NOT ...
  • Officer Misconduct
    Military Defense
    Navy 0-2 went to Captain’s Mast on charges related to two physical assaults of his girlfriend (a Navy 0-3), one assault allegedly occurring onboard the ship while our client was on duty carrying a firearm. After Mast, he was detached for cause. ...
  • CLIENT RETAINED
    Officer Separation
    Administrative separation proceeding was initiated against Navy CWO3 with 27 years of service, on allegations of misconduct and substandard performance of duty, as a result of violating a lawful general order (Navy Equal Opportunity Policy- sexual ...
  • RELEASE FROM THE ACTIVE DUTY
    Ordered to serve on active duty
    Army ROTC student was terminated from the ROTC program and upon graduation from college, was ordered to serve on active duty in an enlisted status. We secured a RELEASE FROM THE ACTIVE DUTY OBLIGATION .
  • CHARGES REDUCED
    Petty Officer Accused of Rape
    Navy petty officer retained us a few days before he was scheduled to appear at a General Court-Martial on charges of rape and sodomy. The plea agreement which was signed by our client before we were retained, required him to plead guilty to rape ...
  • ACQUITTED
    Positive Cocaine Test
    Navy E-7 charged with use of cocaine as a result of a positive urinalysis. Because our client had over 20 years of service, the command refused to handle the case at NJP and insisted the case proceed to courts-martial. At trial, our client was ...
  • HONORABLE DISCHARGE
    POSITIVE DRUG TEST URINALYSIS
    NAVY CHIEF ADMITS DRUG USE – ADMINISTRATIVE SEPARATION BOARD RECOMMENDS SUSPENDED SEPARATION AND HONORABLE DISCHARGE Navy Master at Arms Chief Petty Officer (E-7) with over 19 years of service came up positive on a urinalysis for marijuana. During ...
  • NO MISCONDUCT.
    Positive for amphetamines and methamphetamines
    E-6 tested positive for amphetamines and methamphetamines during random urinalysis. At the administrative separation board, we contested authority of the Urinalysis Program Coordinator (no letter of designation, inadequate supervision while in ...
  • NO MISCONDUCT
    Positive for cocaine
    Navy E-5 tested positive for cocaine and refused NJP. In our preparation for Courts-Marital, numerous problems were discovered which seriously increased the risk of conviction, confinement and punitive discharge in a Courts-Marital. Upon our advice, ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Positive for marijuana
    Navy Lieutenant JG (registered nurse) reported to his first command after commissioning as Naval Officer and came up positive for marijuana on his check-in urinalysis. Officer jury found him NOT GUILTY .
  • CHARGES WITHDRAWN
    Positive for marijuana
    Air Force E-6 with over 18 years of service was admitted to a civilian hospital. During her hospital stay, she allegedly tested positive for marijuana. Her command issued her a Letter of Reprimand (LOR), established an Unfavorable Information File ...
  • ACQUITTED
    Positive Marijuana Test
    Navy E-6 with over 19 years of service was charged with wrongful use of marijuana. We advised our client to refuse NJP and demand trial by court martial. At a trial with members, Mr. McCormack's cross examination of the urinalysis coordinator ...
  • NO MISCONDUCT
    Positive on a urinalysis for cocaine
    A Nevada National Guard officer came up positive on a urinalysis for cocaine. After an extended hearing where grossly irregular procedures were shown to have occurred in the collection process, the board found that the officer DID NOT COMMIT ...
  • DID NOT COMMIT MISCONDUCT.
    Positive on a urinalysis for cocaine
    A Navy E-7 came up positive on a urinalysis for cocaine. Due to problems with the case and his service record, it was recommended that the client not take the case to Courts-Martial, but that it be returned to Mast. After Mast, client was taken to an ...
  • Still Able To RETIRE From Navy
    Positive on a urinalysis.
    Navy E-7 with over 19 years of service came up positive on a urinalysis and ADMITTED USE OF THE DRUG . At the separation board, a 2-1 vote resulted in a recommendation that our client be discharged. We continued in our efforts to get this Chief ...
  • Avoids Discipline
    Positive on a urinalysis.
    Army officer was reported as positive on a urinalysis. Upon our advice, he refused NJP and demanded Courts-Martial. The command elected to give our client a Letter of Reprimand and directed that he appear before a Show Cause Board. We were able to ...
  • Avoids Discipline
    Positive on a urinalysis.
    Army officer was reported as positive on a urinalysis. Upon our advice, he refused NJP and demanded Courts-Martial. The command elected to give our client a Letter of Reprimand and directed that he appear before a Show Cause Board. We were able to ...
  • NO MISCONDUCT
    Positive Pot Result
    Navy E-7 tested positive for marijuana and before he retained our services, requested to take a NCIS polygraph. Despite the fact that the NCIS polygraph examiner testified that our client was in his opinion deceptive on the polygraph, we secured a ...
  • NO MISCONDUCT
    Positive Test For Cocaine
    Navy E-6 tested positive for cocaine on a random urinalysis test. At his Ad Sep board, we successfully demonstrated numerous errors with the testing program and convinced the member panel that NO MISCONDUCT occurred.
  • NO MISCONDUCT - CAREER RETAINED
    Positive Test For Cocaine
    An Air National Guard E-6 with 17 years of service tested positive for cocaine. Our client denied ever using cocaine, and turned down the government's offer of a general discharge. At the subsequent administrative separation board, we presented ...
  • NO MISCONDUCT
    Positive Test For LSD
    A junior Navy seaman was apprehended for drunk and disorderly conduct after a "friend" who was an informant advised security that our client had taken LSD. Our client was directed to take a urinalysis test and his urine tested positive for LSD. At ...
  • PROMOTED to the rank of Captain.
    Positive Test For Marijuana
    Army physician was reported positive for marijuana in his last semester of medical school. After the charge was preferred for Art. 32 Investigation, we negotiated disposition by an ART. 15, with the goal being to attempt to secure our client's ...
  • CHARGES ACQUITTED
    Positive Test For Marijuana
    Air Force officer (O-3E) with over 18 years of service faced a General Court-Martial for two specifications of wrongful use of marijuana, based upon two separate positive urinalysis. Although our client passed two polygraphs, one of which was by OSI, ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Positive urinalysis
    A Marine officer with 22 years of outstanding service was charged with a positive urinalysis. A Marine jury found our client NOT GUILTY .
  • ACQUITTAL
    Positive urinalysis
    An Air Force E-6 with 19 ½ years of service retained us to represent her for a positive urinalysis. The military attorney had recommended our client accept NJP. We advised our client to refuse NJP and demand Courts-Martial, which she did. At trial, ...
  • REINSTATED INTO THE NAVY AND RETIRED
    Positive urinalysis
    A Navy E-6 with 19 years of service came to us after he had been discharged for a positive urinalysis. We filed a petition before the Board of Corrections and secured a reversal of his discharge. He was administratively REINSTATED INTO THE NAVY AND ...
  • CAREER RETAINED
    Positive urinalysis
    A Navy first class was charged with a positive urinalysis. Upon our advice, the sailor refused NJP and demanded Courts-Martial, however several days prior to the trial, the command withdrew the charges and took our client directly to an ...
  • Record Cleared
    Positive urinalysis
    A Navy SEAL first class petty officer was charged with a positive urinalysis. When we appeared before a separation board, the board recommended separation, although the discharge characterization was a General under Honorable conditions. After the ...
  • Procedure Avoided
    Positive urinalysis
    Navy E-4 on a sea going command was taken to Mast for a positive urinalysis. At his separation board, it was determined that he DID NOT COMMIT MISCONDUCT . We were able to later get the command to SET ASIDE the Mast that had been previously imposed, ...
  • Able To Retire
    Positive urinalysis for cocaine.
    A Navy E-5 with 18 years of service came to us with a positive urinalysis for cocaine. Our client had previously been acquitted on a PRIOR URINALYSIS CHARGE for cocaine two years earlier. After refusing NJP, we secured a NO MISCONDUCT result at an ...
  • NO MISCONDUCT
    Positive urinalysis for cocaine.
    E-6 reduced in rate to E-5 at NJP and then processed for administrative separation as result of unit sweep positive urinalysis for cocaine. Numerous irregularities in collection process demonstrated to include untrained observers, loss of control of ...
  • CHARGES DISMISSED
    Prescription Fraud Incidents
    Air Force officer was charged with three felony offenses in state court related to prescription fraud. We secured a withdrawal of one of the felony charges in one city, as well as a withdrawal of another felony charge in a second city. We negotiated ...
  • Voluntary Retirement Retaining Rank
    Processed for "Elimination"
    Army COL Detached For Cause, Administratively Reprimanded, issued referred Officer Evaluation Report and processed for "Elimination" after being identified to show cause for retention based upon personal misconduct by engaging in an inappropriate ...
  • CHARGES DEFERRED THEN DISMISSED
    Public Intoxication - Disorderly Conduct
    A Petty Officer First Class contacted us to represent him on charges of Disorderly Conduct and Public Intoxication. Our client had been involved in an altercation with a friend in his front yard early in the morning, and both were heavily ...
  • NOT GUILTY & CAREER RETAINED
    Public Intoxication - Resisting Arrest
    Navy SEAL E-7 with an extensive combat history and outstanding reputation, faced the loss of his career based on charges in the local court system of public intoxication, resisting arrest, obstruction of justice and assault on a police officer. At ...
  • CHARGES DISMISSED
    Rape - Sexual Assault of Family Member
    Army 0-2E with over 20 years outstanding service faced charges of rape and sexual assault of his daughter over several years. At the Art. 32, aggressive cross examination of the child, and her mother, established glaring inconsistencies and lack of ...
  • ARMY NCO CLEARED
    RAPE ACCUSATIONS
    Army reserve E-5 retained our firm while under investigation for rape of a 17 year old reserve recruit. During her attendance as the first Battle Assembly, our client provided her with alcohol and ended up having sexual relations with her in the ...
  • SOLDIER ACQUITTED
    Rape And Forcible Sodomy
    Army E-3 in Korea went out for an evening with another E-3. After going to several clubs in the local community, they went to a hotel and engaged in sexual relations. The next morning, the female soldier returned to her command and was immediately ...
  • CHARGES WITHDRAWN
    Rape of a Shipmate
    A Navy petty officer was charged with rape of a shipmate. As a result of the ART. 32 Investigation, the charges were WITHDRAWN .
  • NOT GUILTY
    Rape of Family Member
    Navy E-4 was charged with rape, sodomy and indecent acts upon his 10 year old step-daughter, in addition to assorted charges related to opening mail, fraudulent use of credit cards and fraudulent enlistment. We negotiated a pre-trial agreement ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Rape of Family Member
    Navy E-6 with over 20 years of service faced a General Court-Martial for four specifications of rape of three of his daughters, as well as sodomy and indecent acts with one of the daughters, over a several year period of time. At a member’s trial, ...
  • DEFERRED DISMISSAL
    Refusal Of Random Military Car Search
    We were retained by a civil service employee to represent her in court on a charge of obstructing justice. The employee was accused of interfering with the military police in the performance of their duties for not allowing them to search her vehicle ...
  • Honorable Discharge
    Release For Military Physician
    Naval physician desired to be discharged after birth of a child. We secured HONORABLE DISCHARGE with no obligation to reimburse the Navy for her medical education paid for by the Navy.
  • Honorable Discharge For Air Force Physician
    Resisted returning to her duties
    We were able to secure an HONORABLE DISCHARGE for an Air Force physician who experienced separation anxiety and initially resisted returning to her duties after the birth of her child.
  • Honorable Discharge
    Retention action due to homosexuality
    Active Duty Air Force O-3 was subject to show cause for retention action due to homosexuality, with an Other Than Honorable characterization of service. Through our efforts, the officer was ultimately allowed to resign in lieu of show cause ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Sailor Charged with Rape and Sexual Assault on Board Aircraft Carrier
    Navy E-5 charged with rape and sex assault charges involving 2 females in his command. After the Art. 32 hearing, the government withdrew charges related to one of the alleged victims, however the charges as to the remaining alleged victim went to ...
  • NO MISCONDUCT AT ADMIN SEPARATION BOARD
    Sailor Pleads Guilty At NJP To Wrongful Sexual Contact
    Navy second class retained us to represent him before an administrative separation board for misconduct of wrongful sexual contact with a female sailor while deployed. He plead guilty to the charge at Captain's Mast three years earlier, but was not ...
  • Retained
    Second Positive Urinalysis
    Coast Guard E -5 retained our firm after he came up positive on a urinalysis for marijuana. Our client had a prior positive for marijuana several years earlier in his career. We advised our client to refuse Mast (NJP) and demand trial by ...
  • Release For Military Physician
    Securing release
    Air Force physician retained us to assist in securing release from active duty. Though extensive efforts, we were able to secure an HONORABLE DISCHARGE for the doctor.
  • NOT GUILTY OF ALL CHARGES
    Senior Navy Chief Charged with Sexual Harassment & Abusive Sexual Conduct
    Navy Senior Chief with 15 years of outstanding service faced a Special Court-Martial on charges of sexual harassment and abusive sexual contact (with resultant sex offender registration if convicted) on allegations of grabbing the arm of an E-3 while ...
  • Receives Payment From Inconsistency
    Separated by an Administrative Separation Board
    A former Navy First Class who had been taken to Mast and separated by an Administrative Separation Board for a positive urinalysis, came to us to assist in his efforts to maintain an action against the Navy for his case. Finding an inconsistency ...
  • Acquitted
    Sex Assault
    Army E-4 was accused of sexual assault of a female soldier who he had developed a close relationship with. On the night in question, the female alleged that she went to sleep in her room while the accused was watching TV. She claimed that she woke up ...
  • JURY VERDICT OF NOT GUILTY
    SEX ASSAULT
    Our client passed out in a friend's room after consuming a significant amount of alcohol. The roommate was in bed with a female, when the female reportedly awoke to a hand fondling her genitalia. The roommate woke up and found our client laying on ...
  • NAVY E-7 CLEARED
    Sex Assault Accusations
    Navy E-7 was investigated by civilian police and NCIS for sexual assault upon a civilian female. Upon retention, we contacted the civilian police, NCIS and our client's command to immediately terminate efforts to interview our client. Our client was ...
  • DISMISSAL OF CHARGES
    Sexual Abuse of Family Members
    Navy E-6 was charged with offenses related to the sexual abuse of his two young step daughters. Before we were retained, a proposed pretrial agreement was drafted that had him entering guilty pleas to 2 specifications of rape, 3 specifications of ...
  • Case Dismissed
    Sexual Acts with a Family Member
    Army 0-4 was accused of a sexual act with his 3 year old son, resulting in his receipt of a Military Protective Order which required him to live separate from his family and have no contact with the child. A state family services investigation was ...
  • Verdict of Not Guilty
    Sexual Assault
    Navy physician (LT) on an aircraft carrier was investigated by NCIS for sexually assaulting nine (9) female patients while conducting pelvic examinations. The convening authority initially referred charges relating to seven of those patients to ...
  • DISCHARGE IN LIEU OF COURT-MARTIAL
    Sexual Assault of Family Member
    Navy E-5 plead guilty and was convicted in state court of sexual assault upon his young step-daughter and was sentenced to serve 123 months in state prison, with all but 4 months suspended, conditioned up participation in an intense sexual offender ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Sexual Assault of Family Member
    Navy E-6 charged with raping and sexually assaulting his step daughter over several years, as well as the assault and battery on his step daughter and son. In a negotiated plea agreement, we were able to secure the Government's WITHDRAWAL of the rape ...
  • ACQUITTED
    Sexual Assault of Family Member
    An E-6 in the Navy was charged with raping and sexually abusing his stepdaughter while photographing and videotaping the sex acts. Two independent witnesses testified that they allegedly saw the video tape of the accused having sex with the child. ...
  • NOT GUILTY
    Sexual Assault of Family Member
    Navy E-6 was charged with the rape, sodomy and sexual assault of his stepdaughter over a period of several years. The accusations came out when our client was in Afghanistan and upon his return to the country, he was immediately placed into pretrial ...
  • Did Not Warrant Separation
    SEXUAL HARASSMENT
    Army O-4 : Elimination proceedings were initiation against Army O-4, and directed to show cause for retention, due to personal misconduct, moral or professional dereliction; and derogatory information, as evidenced by a General Officer Memorandum of ...
  • REDUCED SENTENCE
    Sexual Offenses Involving Minors
    Navy enlisted member retained us after he had signed a pretrial agreement negotiated by his military lawyer which called for him to plead guilty to several sexual offenses involving minors and capped his confinement at 42 months. Upon entering the ...
  • CHARGES WITHDRAWN
    Sexual Relations with Underage Girls
    A junior Air Force enlisted man was charged by civilian authorities with several offenses related to engaging in sexual relations with underage girls. We secured the WITHDRAWAL of all charges prior to the preliminary hearing.
  • SHOOTING DEATH OF BEST FRIEND
    Military Defense
    Navy sailor was convicted of voluntary manslaughter by local authorities for the shooting death of his best friend. After he completed serving his state sentence, the Navy charged him with murder and obstruction of justice, at which time he retained ...
  • Secures Successful Resignation
    Single parent with full responsibility
    Navy O-3 on active duty was transferred to the West Coast, leaving her civilian husband and young daughter at home on the East Coast. While stationed on the West Coast, client gave birth to a second child and was functioning as a single parent with ...
  • CHARGES DISMISSED
    SOLICITATION FOR IMMORAL PURPOSES
    Army Man Charged With Solicitation For Immoral Purposes - CHARGES DISMISSED Army 0-6 was charged by civilian authorities with solicitation for immoral purposes. We secured a DEFERRED DISPOSITION and eventual DISMISSAL of the charges.
  • FOUND NOT GUILTY OF BOTH SPECIFICATIONS
    Two Charges Of Sexual Assault
    Air Force E-7 with 18 years of service was charged with two specifications of abusive sexual contact involving an E-6 that he had a brief prior sexual relationship with. Although several months passed before she filed a complaint with OSI, the day of ...
  • Educational Expense Recoupment
    Unfit for commissioning
    Navy ROTC cadet upon completion of her 4 year degree was found unfit for commissioning in the restricted or unrestricted line and disenrollment procedures were initiated. 9 months later it was determined that her condition could now be waived and she ...
  • RETAINED SO THAT HE COULD RETIRE
    Wrongful Possession of Child Pornography
    Air Force 0-4 with approximately 19 years of service was convicted by a military jury of wrongful possession of child pornography. At the sentencing hearing, the prosecution asked the jury for a lengthy period of confinement, as well as a punitive ...
  • NO MISCONDUCT
    Wrongful Use of Prescription Drugs
    Navy SEAL had accepted NJP for wrongful use of prescription drugs. As would be expected, he was found guilty at NJP and referred to an administrative separation board. Prior to the board, we had our client take a polygraph test, which he passed as to ...