WE SERVE ALL BRANCHES. WORLD WIDE REPRESENTATION
Whether you are criminally charged, entitled to a military disability pension, and need a medical evaluation board and physical evaluation board or face an administrative hearing, your due process rights must be safeguarded. You need a lawyer who has been in the most difficult and stressful circumstances, fears no one and answers only to the client. Your law firm should offer you some or all of the following:
MEDICAL & PHYSICAL EVALUATION BOARDS (MEB/PEBs, whether Army, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard or Air Force)
Deployment experience from the beginning of a war, living and working with local officials in the Sunni Triangle and other restive regions.
25 years of Army service, enlisted and officer, with ten of those as a JAG, with active duty, Army Reserve and Army National Guard experience.
Advantages of a military family with 4 Officers having experience in the Marines, Army, and Air Force Special Operations, with countless combat-zone deployments since the 1990s, adding up to almost 80 years of service.
After years of experience in State and Municipal courts prosecuting and defending criminal cases, I was Certified as a "Criminal Trial Lawyer," as determined by the New Jersey Supreme Court. Our firm has decades of experience and can get the best result possible for you.
To learn more about what it takes to achieve "Trial Certification," visit http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/supreme_doc/njbac/
COURTS-MARTIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SEPARATION BOARDS
Trial experience with homicide cases, and countless other types of charges, as both defense counsel and prosecutor, in military courts-martial and in civilian courts and administrative boards.
JUVENILE AND MUNICIPAL OFFENSES
Actual experience as an Assistant Prosecutor in Union County trying juvenile cases, handling motions and resolving charges by plea offers.
LAW ENFORCEMENT AND FIRE PERSONNEL
Extensive experience representing law enforcement officers and New Jersey Civil Service employees who had been charged either criminally, or with administrative violations. Relationships with members of the law enforcement community and wide-ranging knowledge of the disability pension claims for law enforcement personnel.
DOCTORS AND HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
We have been privileged to serve the interests of physicians charged with insurance fraud and in other licensing matters, and routinely successful in preserving our clients’ liberty and their licenses to practice.
SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY INSURANCE CLAIMS
If you are unable to work because of injuries or due to other medical issues, we are available to advise you on the utility of filing with the Social Security Administration for SSDI, Special Veterans Benefits (SVP) and SSI. We have been privileged to serve the needs of those with an inability to continue working and we will support you through this difficult time with superior legal support.
The use within this website of any reference to military assignments, rank, positions, titles, organization names, or any other military related reference, does not imply an endorsement, or imply that DoD or any of its components endorse, sanction, or treat this LLC, or any of its members, in a preferential manner. Moreover, any views expressed on this website are those of Thomas Roughneen & Associates, Counsellors at Law, LLC, and do not reflect the official policy or position of the New Jersey Army National Guard, the Physical Disability Agency, the Physical Evaluation Board, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.