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  • Do I Need a Security Clearance Attorney

    I hear far too often as a security clearance attorney, “I didn’t know I should hire an attorney” or “my security officer told me I could handle this myself.” In nearly every security clearance case and at every stage in the adjudication process, your chances of suc… more

  • Continuous Evaluation Rollout Must Be Fast-Tracked after OPM Data Breach, Clearance Holders Must Address Problems Faster

    Even before hackers, presumably from China, stole from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) sensitive personal information for millions of current and former federal employees and contractors, the government had been pushing to more frequently put security clearance holders u… more

  • When it Comes to Your Security Clearance, How is Your Judgment

      What causes an individual to be ineligible for a security clearance? Many people believe that only serious misconduct will result in the failure to obtain a security clearance. By “serious,” I’m referring to criminal charges, excessive financial delinquencies and … more

  • What Happens if Your Security Clearance is Suspended or Revoked

    Your security clearance can be suspended or revoked at any time. A suspension or revocation can occur as a result of an incident report or as a result of information discovered during the course of your updated background investigation. An incident report is a report submitted t… more

  • Criminal Conduct and Your Security Clearance

    So you’ve recently been charged, cited, or arrested for some type of criminal conduct, and you’re wondering whether or how it will affect your security clearance. The answer: It depends. First, you should be aware that you have a duty to report certain offenses to your fac… more