(March 2015) California

3/27/2015

Federal law enforcement Special Agent (DEA) receives proposal to be removed from federal service for alleged misconduct. The allegations stem from the Agent’s initial academy training. The proposal contained allegations of false statements. Pursuant to the written response and oral reply with the deciding official, the removal is RESCINDED and client receives a small period of suspension. Client returns to full duty.

(Marh 2015) Los Angeles Field Division

3/27/2015

Federal law enforcement Special Agent (DEA) receives proposal to be removed from federal service for alleged misconduct. This proposal contained allegations of false statements. Pursuant to the written response and oral reply with the deciding official, the removal is RESCINDED and client receives a small period of suspension. Client returns to full duty.

February 2015 MSPB

2/27/2015

In 2010, a Federal law enforcement Special Agent (DEA) receives proposal to be removed from federal service for alleged misconduct. Matter proceeds to MSPB hearing. The initial decision affirms the agency removal. An appeal to the full MSPB Board, results in the removal being CANCELLED for violating the Agent’s due process. Client is returned to duty, receives full back pay and attorney’s fees. The agency initiates a subsequent proposal to remove the agent for the same alleged misconduct. After nearly 3 years and pursuant to the written response and oral reply with the deciding official, the removal is RESCINDED and client receives a small period of suspension. Client returns to full duty.

(2014) Iowa (MSPB)

4/26/2014

– In 2013, a high-level supervisor with the Department of Transportation was removed for alleged misconduct. Appeal was made to the MSPB (Chicago regional office) challenging the disciplinary action. During the litigation process, the matter was resolved by SETTLEMENT. The disciplinary action was rescinded in entirety with the client returning to duty with full pay.

(2014) Phoenix, AZ

4/10/2014

– In 2012 a Federal law enforcement officer removed from his position as a probationary employee. Matter appealed to the MSPB (Denver regional office) for a non-frivolous allegation of jurisdiction asserting the officer was not a probationary employee but had chapter 75 rights as a federal employee. The initial decision upheld the agency dismissal as a probationary removal. The matter was appealed to the full MSPB. The decision overturned the initial decision and remanded back for further adjudication.
Decision

(2014) Los Angeles, CA

2/11/2014

– In 2013, a contracting officer with the U.S. Forest Service was removed from his position for alleged misconduct. Pursuant to a full trial hearing with the MSPB (San Francisco regional office) the initial decision REVERSED the removal pursuant to the agency committing a prohibited personnel practice of EEO retaliation. Client returned to duty. As a result of the agency’s prohibited personnel practice, client is entitled to compensatory damages.
Decision

(2014) South America

1/26/2014

Federal law enforcement supervisory Special Agent receives proposal to be removed from federal service for alleged misconduct. Pursuant to the written response and oral reply the deciding official the agency, the agency RESCINDED the removal and client receives a small period of suspension. Client returns to duty.

(2014) Los Angeles, California

1/20/2014

Federal law enforcement Special Agent receives proposal to be removed from federal service for alleged misconduct. Pursuant to the written response and oral reply with the deciding official, the removal is RESCINDED and client receives a small period of suspension. Client returns to duty.

(2014) Colorado

1/10/2014

Federal protective service law enforcement officer receives proposal to be suspended without pay for alleged misconduct. Pursuant to the written response and oral reply to the agency DISMISSES the proposed discipline in its entirety.

(2013) Chicago, Illinois

6/26/2013

Federal law enforcement Special Agent receives proposal to be removed from federal service for alleged misconduct. Pursuant to the written response and oral reply with the deciding official, the removal is RESCINDED and client receives a small period of suspension. Client returns to duty.