U.S. Coast Guard O-4 Board of Inquiry, Arlington, VA
Result: Officer Retained in the U.S. Coast Guard
Grover H. Baxley is the founding attorney of JAG Defense. As a former member of the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps, Mr. Baxley now provides highly experienced representation for military members in all branches of service all over the world.
Thomas M. Rodrigues retired from active duty as a Colonel in 2019 after serving 23 years in the Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps. Colonel Rodrigues has extensive experience in military justice, litigation and administrative processes.
Client Defense Contractor employee retained our assistance for a "Reapplication after Denial," with the previous clearance being denied under Adjudicative Guideline G – Alcohol Consumption as a result of excessive consumption for many years, five DUIs, diagnosis as alcohol dependent, and then continuing to consume alcohol notwithstanding such diagnosis. After ceasing consumption of alcohol and providing documented proof of such cessation, along with changes in behavior indicative of sobriety, we were able to assist client in being approved for a new clearance.