Military Law Matters
By Ferah Ozbek
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Arm yourself with knowledge, know your rights, and avoid becoming a victim of injustice. The Military Law Matters podcast empowers you to take charge of legal issues you are facing, from court-martial charges to divorce proceedings and military pension division, to tips on how to fight your discharge or upgrade your discharge and what to do if you are facing an Officer Grade Determination. Each episode will offer further insight into the world of military law. This program is geared toward the entire military community, regardless of status (active duty, reserve, guard, veteran or retiree), rank, or branch – this podcast is for all our nation’s heroes.
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||CleanMLM 20 How to solve problems and overcome challenges in your life||Hope for Heroes: Meet Ed Latimore, Former US Army National Guard Member, Heavyweight boxer. Physics major, Chess Nerd and Author of Not Caring What Other People Think Is a Superpower. Listen to Ed’s Life Lesson: How to solve...||1/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 19 A preview of Episodes in 2018||2018 will bring you a 10 part Series of solo episodes where I go into depth on Upgrading your Discharge either through the Discharge Review Board or Board for the Correction of Military Records. So stay tuned for this series, which will begin in...||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 18 Learn about the American Bar Association’s pro bono networks for Military members and Veterans who need legal help||Interview of Elizabeth (Libby) Jamison, a military spouse, an attorney, a member of the Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel, American Bar Association (ABA) and the President of the Military Spouse JD...||12/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 17 Veterans with PTSD—How to get VA benefits||Interview of Greg Rada, a former C-17 cargo aircraft loadmaster in the USAF who now represents fellow veterans suffering from combat related PTSD as well as non-combat trauma events against the Veterans Administration to help veterans get the benefits..||12/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 16: Attorney Bill Cassara: Convicted by a court-martial--It isn't over until the appeals are over--how you can walk out of prison after your conviction.||Episode 016 Interview of Bill Cassara, a retired US Army Reserve JAG. Bill specializes in criminal law to include courts-martial. Bill explains what happens after your court-martial has ended and you are appealing your conviction. ...||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 15: Attorney Brian Schenk: Your application has been denied by the Board for Correction of Military Records--Filing a Claim in Federal Court||Episode 015 Interview of Brian Schenk, an attorney who focuses on helping military members and veterans in administrative matters including filing Claims in Federal Court. Learn what...||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 14: Attorney Mike Millios: Why you need to fight your Administrative Discharge||Episode 014 Interview of Mike Millios. Mike is a criminal law attorney who represents military members in criminal matters. Mike is also US Army Reserve attorney and has extensive experience representing clients facing administrative...||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 13: Attorney Hugh Spires: Inside the Disability Evaluation System||Episode 013 Interview of Hugh Spires who is a retired USAF active duty JAG. Hugh has expertise in the disability evaluation system and walks us though each step of the system. Learn about the MEB, IPEB and FPEB and what you need to know...||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 12: Attorney Tom Clare: What to do if you are a victim of defamation||Episode 012 Interview of Tom Clare whose practice is devoted to vindicating clients against reputational attacks in print, broadcast and online media outlets. Tom represents military officials who are targeted in hostile media investigations and who...||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 11: Attorney David Lowenstein: Are you going through the VA Appeal Process ---know your rights if you have filed a VA Claim||Episode 011: Interview of David Lowenstein, a former Senior Appellate Attorney at the Veterans Affairs General Counsel's office. David now uses his past experience to represent veterans with the claims process and with their Appeals at the VA...||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 10: Attorney John Howley: How USERRA protects your job when you are activated in the Guard or Reserve||Episode 010: Interview of John Howley who is a trial lawyer in NYC. John has extensive experience in labor and employment law. John talks about the Uniformed Services...||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 09: Attorney Dana Jacobson: Why you need a will and what happens if you die without one||Episode 009: Interview of Dana Jacobson, a retired USAF Reserve JAG who is the managing partner of the Jacobson law firm. As part of his practice, Dana has...||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 08: Attorney Mark Sullivan: Navigating the military pension division when you are getting a divorce||Episode 008: Interview of Mark Sullivan, a retired US Army Reserve JAG who practices family law and has decades of experience in family law and military pension division. Military divorces are very complicated--you need to know the law and your...||10/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 07: Attorney David Younts: An Airman and Soldier who were vindicated at their Courts-Martial||Episode 07: Interview of David Younts, a former active duty USAF JAG and criminal lawyer who represents military members. Davis also a reserve USAF JAG. Davis discusses...||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 06: Board for Correction of Military Records--How to Correct Errors in your Record||Episode 06 In this episode, I will discuss the Board for the Correction of Military Records or BCMR. The BCMR for each service has the authority to review and correct the personnel...||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 05: Officer Grade Determinations--How to Retire in Grade||Episode 05 In this episode, I will discuss the Officer Grade Determinations or OGDs. If you are an officer in any service of the armed forces and have substantiated misconduct in your official records, it is possible that you will be retired in...||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 04: Discharge Review Board - How to Upgrade your Discharge||Episode 04 In this episode, I discuss the Discharge Review Board (DRB), the DRB gives former military members the chance to request a review of their discharge within 15 years of the date of separation. The DRB reviews a veteran's...||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 03:How to Survive a Criminal Investigation-Part II||Episode 03 In this episode, I will explain how to survive a criminal military investigation Part II: The Do's and Don'ts. Arm yourself with knowledge so you don't become a victim of injustice.||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 02: How to Survive a Criminal Investigation-Part I||Episode 02 In this episode, I will explain how to survive a criminal military investigation Part I: The Do's and Don'ts. Arm yourself with knowledge so you don't become a victim of injustice.||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 01: Read your rights--Why you should always Ask for a Lawyer!||Episode 01 In this episode, I will explain 5 reasons you should ask for a lawyer when you are read your Fifth Amendment and Article 31 rights. You will be surprised to learn why you should Always ask for a lawyer, even if you are innocent.||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMLM 00: Welcome to the Military Law Matters Podcast||Episode 00 In this first episode, I will discuss what the Military Law Matters Podcast is all about. The Military Law Matters podcast empowers you to take charge of legal issues you are facing, from court-martial charges to divorce proceedings...||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
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Outstanding podcast! I really appreciate the framework and thoughtfulness behind each episode. Subscribe today!
This is a wonderful podcast, long over due for vets...