The Mayer Law Blog

Discharge Upgrades | Post-Service Accomplishments

Posted January 14th, 2018

A question that frequently arrives at our office: “Does it matter what I’ve done since I was discharged from the military?” Short answer: Yes. Long answer: Absolutely. The majority of former service members who find themselves unceremoniously kicked out of the military with a less-than honorable characterization (Under Honorable Conditions (General Discharge) or Under Other… 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.

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

Shopping for a Military Lawyer? Part 2: Discharge Upgrade Lawyer

Posted November 14th, 2014

In one of the more obscure areas of military law, we have those who handle discharge upgrades. Few lawyers want to take these cases because they are largely technical, rather boring, and not as sexy and flashy as a court-martial. For some reason, and I don’t know why, I’ve come to enjoy helping with discharge… Read More