The Mayer Law Blog

Tips on Being a Savvy Consumer of Legal Services

Posted May 16th, 2016

So, you think you need a lawyer. This is nothing new. People have faced the need for a lawyer’s help for centuries, if not millennia. However, shopping for legal services can be a daunting task, and most individuals do it wrong. This is especially prevalent in the area of military law with military lawyers because… Read More

Good Results for Good People

Posted July 9th, 2015

Here at The Mayer Group, we celebrate when good news arrives for good people/veterans. That happened recently. We are proud to be able to help our client and their family. Always a pleasure for a military lawyer and staff.

Some Notes on PTSD

Posted June 23rd, 2015

Post-traumatic stress disorder is suffered by many, many former servicemembers. It can arise from many different sources. It is a sad byproduct of combat and military service. However, many individuals are becoming callous to these claims. After all, many claim PTSD, and some are merely seeking to get money from the federal government. It is… Read More

A Few Discharge Review Board Notes – June 2015

Posted June 18th, 2015

Here are a few thoughts after my last few trips to the various service discharge review boards: It can be difficult to argue that you were innocent of the acts that gave rise to a discharge. The board initially believes that an applicant is guilty, and the burden is on the applicant to prove otherwise…. Read More

Good News From the Navy Discharge Review Board

Posted February 11th, 2015

Another piece of good news recently arrived. A former Navy Sailor was upgraded from Other Than Honorable conditions to a General, Under Honorable Conditions. This veteran worked for several years in order to create a fantastic resume’ and became a valuable member of his community. This certainly helped to create a great case for a… Read More

Good News from the Navy Discharge Review Board

Posted January 24th, 2015

Today, we received notification that one of our clients earned a discharge upgrade via a record review at the Navy Discharge Review Board. Congratulations are absolutely in order for this very deserving veteran. After more than 15 hours of work putting together his paperwork, the following was granted: By a vote of 5-0, his characterization of… Read More