The Mayer Law Blog

Lessons Learned from Recent Discharge Review Board Case

Posted November 25th, 2013

Just a few notes from the latest discharge review board case in Washington, DC. A case before a discharge review board should take an experienced military lawyer 15-30 hours of dedicated man hours. 75% or more is spent in preparation. Like any other legal case, issue-spotting is crucial to success. Having a lawyer who understands… Read More

Army To Initiate Discharge Proceedings Against All Convicted Sex Offenders

Posted November 21st, 2013

Yesterday, the Army Times reported the following: The secretary of the Army has issued an order to round up all convicted sex offenders in the service “as soon as possible” and initiate proceedings for their discharge from the Army. The move is part of the Army’s campaign against sex assault in the service. Soldiers convicted… Read More

Possible Changes to UCMJ Article 32

Posted November 21st, 2013

One of the most important aspects of a General Court-Martial is the requirement that an investigation pursuant to Article 32, UCMJ occur before the referral of charges. This is a longstanding rule, known well to military lawyers throughout the services. However, it is poised to change. Currently, it serves several important purposes, these include: 1…. Read More

Discharge Upgrade Services and Representation

Posted November 6th, 2013

Discharge upgrade cases can be confusing to those who are not experienced with the process and procedures. Every case is different, and every person’s needs are different. We try to accommodate those varying needs by offering a variety of solutions for discharge upgrade cases. Please contact us for more information on these services and pricing…. Read More