Performance Report Appeals

Officer And Enlisted Performance Reports Are Critical To A Military Member’s Career Progression, Future Assignments And Retention

While general court-martial (and sometimes special court-martial) successes may result in more public recognition, there are many other military adverse actions that can have a dramatic impact on a military member’s career, future, and family. Our civilian defense attorneys handle these cases. Such cases include performance report appeals.

Because performance reports are critical to a military member’s career, having an experienced and aggressive defense attorney on your side could be absolutely vital in disputing and appealing a negative or inaccurate performance report. This includes referred or referral reports. In the different service branches, these reports are referred to as:

  • Officer Performance Reports (OPRs) – Air Force
  • Enlisted Performance Reports (EPRs) – Air Force
  • Officer Evaluation Reports (OERs) – Army
  • NonCommissioned Officer Evaluation Reports (NCOERs) – Army
  • Navy Evals and FITREPs
  • Marine Corps (USMC) Performance Evaluation System and Fitness Reports
  • Coast Guard Performance Reviews and Evaluations

Each service branch (Army Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard) has their own regulations addressing performance report appeals, from the local level all the way through various administrative boards – such as the Army DASEB, the Air Force ERAB, and/or the service branch Board for Correction of Military Records (BCMR).

Mr. Stevens is a civilian criminal defense attorney and former active duty military JAG lawyer who exclusively practices military law and defends military members stationed around the world who are facing military trials, disciplinary actions, appeals, adverse actions, board hearings, and investigations. If you’ve received a military performance report that you disagree with, and you want to rebut or appeal it, please don’t hesitate to seek the legal help you’re going to need.

Attorney Richard Stevens

Mr. Stevens has been handling military cases since 1995. He has defended military cases dealing with the most serious military offenses, including allegations of “war crimes,” national security cases, murder, manslaughter, homicide, rape, sexual assault, other sex related offenses, drug offenses, computer crimes (pornography), larceny, fraud, AWOL/desertion, conduct unbecoming, military academy offenses, offenses within combat zones, senior officer cases and other military specific offenses around the world. [ Attorney Bio ]

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