SECURITY CLEARANCE ADJUDICATION
Expert legal guidance and total support during your application process can be the difference between winning or losing a security clearance case during the adjudication process. It might be that you were denied security clearance because you were deemed unreliable or untrustworthy with regards to handling restricted or top secret information. Whatever the situation may be, skilled legal representation is required—whether filing appropriate applications or gathering pertinent information to help support your case.
SECURITY CLEARANCE DENIAL
Presented with the Statement of Reasons that your security clearance application was denied, your response must be based in sound legal facts and evidence to support your case. Regardless of your situation—whether denial was made in response to specific individual circumstances or even a previous criminal record—Melville Johnson’s seasoned security clearance attorneys are well-familiar with the legal process surrounding this kind of situation and can help you confidently navigate your response.
SECURITY CLEARANCE HEARINGS
In the event that you have been denied clearance vital to your work for a Federal Agency, scheduling a hearing to appear before an Administrative Judge is likely your next step. You may not be aware that this hearing must be scheduled within 15 days upon hearing the Statement of Reasons you received as part of your denial or you will lose your right to this hearing. Our security clearance attorneys can assist you with this process and ensure you are compliant with all the necessary steps involved.