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Service members may face any number of adverse actions based on alleged misconduct that does not warrant a court-martial in the eyes of command and servicing legal staff. Some of those adverse actions include:

  • Non-judicial Punishment under Article 15, Uniform Code of Military Justice
  • General Officer Memorandums of Reprimand
  • Flying Evaluation Boards
  • Negative performance reports/evaluations, and
  • Other written admonishments.

Adverse Actions Military Lawyer

The more senior the service member, the more significant the consequences associated with these adverse actions. Mr. Berens has significant experience advising commanders of their options in this arena. Therefore, Mr. Berens carries a unique skill set to help accused service members navigate the complexities of adverse actions.

Ratings and Reviews

Peer Endorsement from Criminal Defense Attorney Mike Sheehy

Mr. Berens is an exceptional lawyer. I watched him supervise and co-counsel a young military lawyer at a discharge board hearing. Mr. Berens superior litigation skills resulted in a favorable outcome for his client on a very challenging case. His honesty, intellect and zealous advocacy make him an easy choice to refer family and friends.

- (5 star review)

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