Security Clearance Lawyer
We assist federal employees, contractors, military members in all stages of the security clearance process in the State of Pennsylvania. Federal employees, military members and government contractors are typically required to obtain and maintain a security clearance as a condition of employment or as part of their eligibility for certain positions and promotions.
In recent years there has been in steady increase in the number of jobs and military positions that require security clearances. The handling of classified documents continues to be an issue that shows up in headlines. Now more than ever, it is important for those in the military and involved in work related to the federal government to obtain and retain security clearances. Currently, there are three primary clearance levels:
- Top Secret
The application process as well as the periodic renewal process involves extensive and thorough background investigations. These investigations look into personal, financial, and criminal history. Unfortunately, things as minor as traffic offenses or credit card debt can cause an initial issuance or renewal to be denied. Once you obtain a clearance, it can be taken away or downgraded anytime a concern arises.
Applying for a security clearance in the State of Pennsylvania should be taken seriously and conducted with care and strategy. Honesty throughout the application and renewal process is important, especially when failing to maintain a security clearance will lead to loss of employment. We regularly assist federal employees and contractors as well as military personnel with nationwide representation in all stages of the security clearance process and have helped them retain their clearances. Our attorneys that work in this area have all held clearances and understand the process from professional and personal experience.
We can assist will all stages of the process:
- Guidance and counseling in completing security clearance forms (e.g., e-QIP, SF-85P,
- Preparation for investigative interviews
- Representation during the polygraph process
- Response to Statement of Reasons, Notices of Intent to Deny or Revoke a Clearance, and
- Representation in security clearance hearings before federal government agencies (e.g.,
DOHA, DOE, DHS, DOJ, Intelligence Community)
- Appeals of adverse security clearance proceedings
- Request for security clearance reconsideration
Attorney R. Davis Younts has two decades of legal experience. He is a former prosecutor, JAG (Judge Advocate General), and Senior Defense Counsel in the U.S. Air Force. He is dedicated to winning justice for those charged with crimes in the military
If you are charged with any Military crime in State of Pennsylvania, call defense attorney R. Davis Younts promptly at (833) 739-5291 or (717) 612-4840.
Davis is a Christian, husband, homeschool dad, and JAG Defense providing strategic legal guidance and expert criminal defense to military, federal law enforcement, and other patriots. My passion for justice and compassion for people is based on the belief that all of us are created in the image of God and endowed by our creator with inalienable rights. Davis is on the frontlines of the battle to defeat tyranny and preserve freedom. No King but Christ!
R. Davis Younts began his legal career as a military prosecutor, quickly earning a reputation as a passionate advocate for justice. JAG Attorney Younts’ success, ninety-eight percent conviction rates, as well as his skillful handling of complex cases garnering national attention, resulted in his competitive selection as an Air Force Area Defense Counsel.
As a military defense attorney, Younts found his true calling and went on to become the top-ranked litigator in his region. Although asked to become one of eighteen Senior Trial Counsel in the Air Force, Younts turned down this prestigious offer to remain a defense attorney. His hard work was rewarded when he was hand-picked to become a Senior Defense Counsel and put in charge of the Air Force’s busiest region where he served as the lead attorney for homicide, sexual assault, drug, and other serious criminal cases.
Contact me: [email protected]