Blogs

Merit Systems Protection Board

August 14, 2017
The Agency's Burden of Proof at the MSPB
The Agency's Burden of Proof at the MSPB
August 7, 2017
Conduct Unbecoming Charges at the MSPB
Conduct Unbecoming Charges at the MSPB
February 3, 2017
Summary of the MSPB Appeals Process
Summary of the MSPB Process for Federal Employees
January 12, 2017
MSPB Review of Arbitration Decisions
MSPB Review of an Arbitrator's Decision
December 5, 2016
Lack of Candor Charges at the MSPB
Lack of Candor Charges at the MSPB
October 3, 2016
MSPB Lawyers for Federal Employees
MSPB Lawyers for Federal Employees
August 8, 2016
MSPB Appeals Process for Federal Employees
MSPB Appeals Process for Federal Employees
February 23, 2016
Reviewing a Final Agency Disciplinary Decision Before Appealing to the MSPB
Reviewing a Final Agency Disciplinary Decision Before Appealing to the MSPB
November 7, 2015
MSPB Gives Employees Right to Discovery in Compliance Cases
MSPB Gives Discovery Rights to Employees in Compliance Cases
October 16, 2015
The Agency Response to an MSPB Appeal
The Agency's Response to an MSPB Appeal

Law Enforcement Officers

August 7, 2017
Law Enforcement Officer Self-Defense in the Age of Recording Devices
Law Enforcement Officer Self-Defense in the Age of Citizen Recording
January 9, 2017
Legal Issues for Police Officers with Body-Worn Cameras
Legal Issues for Police Officers with Body-Worn Cameras
June 29, 2015
Washington Supreme Court Finds Protected Speech for Verbal Abuse Towards Officers
Court Authorizes Verbal Abuse Towards Police Officers
June 2, 2015
Personal Civil Liability for Law Enforcement Officers
Personal Civil Liability for Law Enforcement Officers
May 12, 2015
Legal Issues Involving the Use of Personal Cellphones and/or Data Devices for Police Officers
Legal Issues for Police Officers Using Private Cellphones
January 13, 2015
Legal Issues Involving Body Cameras for Police Officers
Body Camera Legal Issues for Police Officers
July 11, 2014
Supreme Court Affirms First Amendment Rights of Police Officers
Supreme Court Affirms First Amendment Rights of Police Officers
May 10, 2014
Physical Fitness Test Appeals for Police Officers
Physical Fitness Test Appeals for Police Officers
April 6, 2014
Legal Defense for Off-Duty Police Misconduct
Legal defense for off-duty police misconduct
March 21, 2014
Disparate Penalty Cases for Law Enforcement Officers
Disparate Discipline for Police Officers

Security Clearance

April 17, 2017
The Basics of SCI Access and Appeals
The Basics of SCI Access and Appeals
February 17, 2017
New Security Clearance Lawyer Website
New law firm website for security clearance issues
February 1, 2017
The CIA Security Clearance Process
The security clearance process at the CIA for security clearances
January 9, 2017
Department of State Employee Security Clearance Appeals Process
Department of State Employee Security Clearance Appeals Process
December 7, 2016
Security Clearance Upgrade Denials
Security Clearance Upgrade Denials
November 25, 2016
Suitability Appeals for Federal Employees and Applicants
Suitability Appeals for Federal Employees and Applicants
November 21, 2016
NSA Security Clearance Process
NSA Security Clearance Process
September 19, 2016
The Whole-Person Concept in Security Clearance Matters
The Whole-Person Concept in Security Clearance Matters
August 9, 2016
Social Media Incorporated into the Security Clearance Process by the Government
Federal Government Incorporates Social Media as Part of Security Clearance Process
July 25, 2016
Financial Considerations: Reducing the Risks to Losing a Security Clearance
Don't Lose Your Security Clearance Over Financial Issues

Federal Retirement

August 2, 2017
New Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Options for Federal Employees
New TSP Options for Federal Employees
July 10, 2017
Position Descriptions and OPM Disability Retirement for Federal Employees
Position Descriptions and Disability Retirement for Federal Employees
January 16, 2017
Discontinued Service Retirement for Federal Employees
Discontinued Service Retirement for Federal Employees
June 23, 2016
Federal Disability Retirement Approvals from OPM
Federal Disability Retirement Approvals from OPM
February 23, 2016
Reasons for Termination of Federal Disability Retirement
Termination of OPM Disability Retirement
July 6, 2015
Health Benefits (FEHB) For Federal Employees
HEALTH BENEFITS (FEHB) FOR FEDERAL EMPLOYEES
June 1, 2015
Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Issues for Federal Employees
Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Issues for Federal Employees
March 23, 2015
Federal Employees in the Wrong Retirement System
Federal Employees in the Wrong Retirement System
November 19, 2014
Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments (VSIP) for Federal Employees
VOLUNTARY SEPARATION INCENTIVE PAYMENTS (VSIP)
October 23, 2014
Divorce & Federal Employee Retirement Issues
Divorce and Federal Employment Retirement Benefits

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