Respected Advocacy In Military Justice Cases

The Rochester law firm of Brenna Boyce is proud to represent service members from all branches of the U.S. military, both stationed in New York and worldwide. Our military justice practice encompasses a wide range of cases, including:

  • Administrative actions from Article 15's (Captain's Mast)
  • Administrative separations (chapters) and investigations
  • Boards for Correction of Military Records
  • Cadet/midshipmen misconduct matters
  • Conscientious objector cases
  • Discharge upgrades
  • Flying evaluation boards
  • Military courts-martial, appeals and post-conviction relief
  • Officer misconduct issues
  • Officer resignations
  • Re-enlistment issues

Addressing Numerous Military And Nonmilitary Security Clearance Issues

Brenna Boyce assists clients with many different security clearance matters in both military and private sectors. These include:

  • Understanding the requirements for federal security clearances
  • Consulting on pre-clearance submissions
  • Completing the application process
  • Seeking interim security clearances
  • Appealing denials, suspensions or revocations
  • Department of Energy clearance issues
  • Department of Defense clearance issues
  • Clearance required for other federal agencies

Providing Of-Counsel Assistance Where Military And Civilian Law Intersect

As a service to the Bar, we offer professional consultations, research assistance or "of counsel to the profession" services in numerous areas of military law relevant to civilian practice. This includes areas such as:

  • Federal Tort Claims Act and Military Claims Act issues involving active duty, Reserve and National Guard members
  • Issues under National Security Law pertaining to classification or declassification of government information
  • Obtaining and interpreting military records
  • Opinions and advice on the impact of civilian convictions on members of the military, Reservists and National Guard members
  • Security clearance issues for civilian employers and employees
  • Service-of-process issues pertaining to members of the military and their families
  • State and federal sentencing issues pertaining to a client's past military service
  • Child support issues involving active duty military members
  • Compliance issues involving the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
  • Compliance issues involving the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act

Learn More Or Schedule A Consultation With A Lawyer

For more information about our services and attorney Don Rehkopf Jr.'s experience in these areas, please visit our separate military law site. You can also contact our Rochester office at 585-454-2000 or by email to schedule a consultation.