Discharges and the DoD: The Interplay between Bankruptcy & Security Clearances

There are several different types of security clearances that an individual might seek as a prerequisite to employment. What each clearance requires depends on many factors, such as whether the person is a civilian or part of the armed forces, whether the clearance is for facility access only (versus access to sensitive documents), and the scope of the access in question. Regardless of the exact clearance sought, one reoccurring theme throughout security clearance opinions is the analysis of the “whole person.”1

For those who practice in bankruptcy law, the “whole person” concept . . .

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Boleman Law Firm, P.C. (Richmond, VA)

Emily Connor Kennedy is a shareholder with the Boleman Law Firm, P.C., Virginia’s largest consumer bankruptcy practice. Emily is part of the firm’s consumer litigation team and she focuses on helping clients who are facing consumer rights issues such as credit report inaccuracies and abuses from mortgage servicers and banks. Emily lives in Richmond, Virginia with her husband, their dog Theo, and her pet tarantulas. Emily enjoys weightlifting, cross-stitching, and overly-complicated DIY home improvement projects.

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