The Mayer Law Blog

Sexual Assault Discharge Upgrades

Posted September 16th, 2019

Sexual assault in the military is a topic that has been getting more attention in recent years. Previously, people who were sexually assaulted in the military did not report their incidences out of shame or for fear of backlash. Other times, people reported the sexual assault but did not receive help. The trauma from sexual… Read More

How a Discharge Upgrade Helps Veterans Get Jobs

Posted September 4th, 2019

Employment discrimination against veterans who were discharged for relatively minor reasons continues to be a problem for veterans seeking jobs in the United States and overseas. A less than honorable discharge, unless upgraded, follows a veteran around for the extent of their civilian careers. People often contact our discharge upgrade lawyers to try to upgrade… Read More

Fort Campbell Article

Posted June 3rd, 2019

I found this article in the Fort Campbell post newspaper. While it is a couple of years old, the information is clear. Every installation should make this information available. However, because it is not, many of my clients fail to understand these basics about the discharge review boards. As a discharge upgrade lawyer, my job… Read More

From Discharge to Discharge Upgrade – Be Aware, Prepared

Posted May 28th, 2019

A common problem often arises when we review possible cases for discharge upgrades. My client failed to start preparing while they were still in uniform. This is where preparing for a discharge upgrade begins. Great preparation helps your military discharge upgrade lawyer to prepare for your application to a discharge review board. First, awareness. You… Read More

Discharge Upgrade Notes – 24 May 2019

Posted May 24th, 2019

Here are a couple of notes that popped in my mind today regarding discharge upgrades. This is especially important when post-service accomplishments are the main basis for an upgrade. You must impress the board. A well-rounded resume’ consists of achievements professionally, academically, personally, and in support of community service initiatives. Show consistency. Jumping jobs every… Read More

Discharge Upgrade – That Feeling

Posted May 8th, 2019

This will be a short post, but it does relate to discharge upgrades and the relationship of a lawyer to his client. I frequently receive envelopes in the mail from the various service discharge review boards. Some contain mundane procedural information. Some are scheduling notifications. Others reveal decisions that aren’t ones that make me happy…. Read More