National Guard & Reserve Officer Administrative Actions Lawyer
As an officer in the National Guard or Reserves, you are well-familiar with military regulations and the regimented structure of discipline and disciplinary proceedings. You also know that wrong decisions can be made, and correcting those decisions can take tremendous effort, ability and persistence. When a military decision affects you personally, expending that effort is absolutely vital to protecting the military career in which you have invested so many years of your life. You don’t have to go it alone, nor should you. At Citizen Soldier Law, you’ll receive advice and representation from a former JAG lawyer who served as lead counsel on the full range of courts-martial, from fraud to sexual assault and child pornography. Attorney and veteran Thomas Roughneen prosecuted courts-martial in Fort Dix and Germany and led a team of 20 legal personnel in a field office overseas. He also served as defense counsel and litigated human rights law as an Army Judge Advocate for the Office of Military Commissions in Washington and Guantanamo.
With Citizen Soldier Law supporting and representing you, you’ll know that you’ll be treated fairly by the military board or tribunal and have an advocate dedicated to getting you the best possible result. Give us a call anywhere in the country for help with any administrative action, including:
- Article 15 Hearings
- Discharge Upgrades
- Disability Compensation Increases
- Correction of Military Records
- Court-Martial Appeals
- Reduction Boards
- Separation Boards
With you from the start of investigations
Before any AR 15-6, CID, Commander’s inquiry or other investigation, you should be informed of the accusation and told of your right to remain silent and your right to speak with an attorney. Exercise these rights and call Citizen Soldier Law as your first move. We’ll make sure you understand the accusation against you and the possible consequences, and we’ll advise you of your next steps. We’ll be with you at every stage, offering strategic advice and advocating on your behalf where appropriate.
Strategic advice and passionate advocacy in all manner of hearings
Citizen Soldier Law provides advice and representation to the fullest extent allowed in any trial by court-martial, whether special or general. We appear before boards of inquiry and separation boards in any administrative discharge proceeding. Our lawyers are there for you in an Article 15 hearing or appeal. We’ll present your case before any convened board and argue for the appropriate level of punishment or no punishment at all, as the case may be.
Get the Help You Need and Deserve with National Guard and Reserve Officer Administrative Actions Nationwide
Good results rarely occur without committed advocacy on your behalf and thorough fact-finding. There are times when your lawyer will need to expend tremendous effort to get to the truth. Choose experienced counsel with a proven record of advancing the interests of the accused and ensuring that your side of the story is presented. For help with National Guard and Reserve Officer administrative actions nationwide, call Citizen Soldier Law at 973-937-6010 and speak to a skilled, knowledgeable and experienced military lawyer dedicated to helping you get the best outcome in your case.