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CONGRATULATIONS TO ATTORNEY ALEX GUAJARDO FOR BEING DULY ADMITTED AND QUALIFIED BEFORE THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS

Congratulations to Attorney Alex Guajardo from the Law Office of Roberto M. Garcia for being duly admitted and qualified before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Having been licensed by the licensing authority of one of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, or a[…]

HIDALGO COUNTY DEPUTY CONSTABLE’S DISHONORABLE DISCHARGE CORRECTED TO PROPER LICENSE DESIGNATION OF HONORABLE DISCHARGE

A Hidalgo County Deputy Constable (“Officer”) was terminated while on probationary period. Attorneys Alex Guajardo and Roberto M. Garcia represented the Officer’s interests concerning his employment and license. On August 27th, 2018, the Officer’s agency reported his separation to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement, the Texas Peace Officer licensing[…]

Considerations for MSPB Appeals

Here are some considerations that federal law enforcement officers/agents should look at before filing an appeal with the Merit Systems Protection Board. Remember, you do not have to proceed in this complex process alone. If you are or you know someone who is a federal law enforcement officer/agent facing disciplinary[…]

Cameron County Detention Officer Receives Docked Benefits

A Cameron County Detention Officer’s fitness for duty was questioned by jail management when the Officer refused to patrol the jail facility grounds from a second story rooftop. The Officer had been diagnosed with acrophobia (fear of heights). The Officer had disclosed his condition before he was hired. The Officer’s[…]

Use Of X-Ray Equipment Can Possibly Lead To Cancer

If you have, or someone you know has, worked with any Non-Intrusive Inspection (NII) Equipment such as Gamma Ray Systems, Z-Portal, Z- Backscatter Van, Portable Contraband Detector “Buster”, VACIS, and Radiation Portal Monitor, you/they may be at a high risk of getting cancer. If you are a Federal Law Enforcement[…]

Lack of Candor Charges at the MSPB

This blog post outlines the charge of “Lack of Candor” as applied to Federal employees. I encourage any Federal employee to become familiar with this charge as Federal agencies have the tendency to overuse it. If you are, or you know someone who is, a non-union or supervisory federal law[…]