This article provides a series of best practices that attorneys can use to ensure their government clients successfully balance robust communications with industry while avoiding the pitfall of oversharing information.
With hundreds of military training routes (MTRs), ranges and important radar systems in potentially viable wind energy development areas, there is an ever increasing risk of unacceptable impacts on DoD operations and military readiness.
Military environmental law attorneys should be aware that all waivers of the federal government’s sovereign immunity from paying state-levied environmental fines need to be construed very narrowly.
The irony is, that by singling out GAP insurance, the DoD has created a situation where service members are forced to buy lesser GAP coverage through insurance companies or third party companies.
This article will address what medical law practitioners and other legal professionals should do before, during, and after a natural disaster, based on the lessons learned from Hurricane Michael.
Opposing counsel routinely ask for personnel documents… In this article, we’ll walk through what we do at the LLFSC, how we typically interact with the office that receives a request and help to alleviate cumbersome “fishin’ expeditions”....
Professional military spouses are more than dependents. Many have more education, higher earning potential, and job satisfaction than their military spouse. Yet, most are often forced to quit their job and start over in the new PCS location.
A member of the weather flight mentioned they were “keeping an eye on something” in the Caribbean Sea, but there was definitely no sense of alarm in the briefer’s demeanor …. We had no idea this would be our last day together as a group.
Whistleblower cases provide a fascinating look into the inner workings of AF organization, leadership, and command. While this article cannot replace a full review of AFI 90-301 and the MWPA, it provides lawyers and JAGs with a quick primer on how to review and process these complex cases.
Media accounts of the events surrounding Col Bohannon’s decision not to sign the certificate of appreciation for his retiring noncommissioned officer’s same-sex spouse aren’t clear. After consulting several sources, this is my understanding of what happened.
The following describes a specific case where the federal officer removal statute was implicated through the creative use by civilian counsel. This article sets forth considerations that JAGs should consider when analyzing a case that implicates multiple jurisdictions.
Air Force bases have rich histories that predate legislation describing how hazardous substances should be handled and disposed; and the military mission inherently involves various substances, solvents, fuels and munitions, that make their way into the subsurface and groundwater.
Although both parole in place and DACA may offer the undocumented military spouse peace of mind, legal assistance attorneys should ensure clients fully understand the benefits and limitations of each type of relief, as well as the eligibility criteria for both.
As legal assistance attorneys and paralegals, we draft our clients’ requested estate planning documents, oversee document execution, and generally consider our work done. But it is also our job to ensure that clients’ later efforts to use their estate documents are as painless as possible.