If you’re a federal employee or government contractor, you probably know that lawyers like us are out there to help you with your security clearance needs. What you may not know, however, is when it’s time to contact us for assistance, advice, or legal representation.
The answer to that is simple: as soon as possible. If you think you should get in touch with an attorney for advice on how to handle your security clearance affairs, it’s always best to do so immediately. You have a lot to lose by biding your time and waiting for help that could help you obtain, maintain, or defend your security clearance.
Also, it may be more cost-efficient to get an attorney’s help sooner than later, too. This is because a relatively minor problem can be addressed early on, but may become more costly to deal with if left to fester and become a bigger problem!
What Can a Security Clearance Lawyer Do for Me?
You might still be at the stage where you’re wondering what a security clearance lawyer could do for you. There are a number of services you may need as a federal government employee, job applicant, or government contractor relevant to getting and keeping a security clearance.
If you sense that there may be a concern regarding your security clearance – and we find that most people do – you can contact an attorney like one of ours at Claery & Hammond, LLP for legal advice or representation.
You may have been arrested for a crime, failed a drug test, or are experiencing financial hardship – things like these are especially pertinent when you have a security clearance because they could cost you your job. Having a security clearance lawyer intercede as soon as possible can help you mitigate the impact that threats like these can have upon your situation.
You may simply want to feel assured that your security clearance forms are properly filled out or that other concerns you may have about your eligibility are addressed. For less serious matters such as these, a security clearance lawyer can be a valuable resource to have.
Remember: Contact Us As Soon As Possible!
At Claery & Hammond, LLP, we know that the best time to consult an attorney with a concern about your security clearance is always as soon as possible. You have a lot to lose, so waiting for a relatively minor problem to go unaddressed is usually never worth the cost.