Security Clearance – January 2016

DoDCAF favorably adjudicated my investigation and my response to the LOI/SOR with a Secret clearance! I thank you for being an attorney who is reachable, personable, and respectful as we collaborated in this process. I also appreciate the fact that you provided me with information on debt management and tools to help me dispute creditors/collections agencies.

Security Clearance – December 2015
I was notified yesterday that my Clearance was approved. Attached is the memo that was sent to me.
Please convey my regards and appreciation to Mr. Alan Edmunds as he personally defended me during the Administrative Judge hearing portion. It was a long wait but it was granted. Thank you.

Security Clearance – December 2015
“Congrats are in order on the work you did to help me out. My clearance was approved by DOHA during the appeal.
Many thanks again!”

Security Clearance – November 2015
Outstanding! I received this email from US Central Command personnel security representative this morning favorably adjudicating my SCI eligibility: “Your clearance was favorably adjudicated for SCI eligibility on 6 November 2015 based on your response to Statement of Reasons.

Security Clearance – November 2015
I am so thankful for the wonderful support this firm has provided me, which led to a favorable decision. I am elated. I will gladly do some reviews!!

Security Clearance – November 2015
Fantastic news!! I want to thank you for all of the hard work you put into this case. Your professionalism was key in ensuring all the pertinent data was presented to his Honor.

Security Clearance – March 2015
“This is the most amazing news I have had in 2 years waiting for this to come through. it was one setback after another, after another. To say that I am thankful for your service to me would be an extreme understatement. The knowledge, professionalism, and courtesy extended to me through you and our firm is a true testament that you folks are in of the finest caliber in the legal profession!

With this favorable ruling, I can now help take better care of my handicap son while not worrying about my career being in jeopardy due to government obstacles that are trivial at best.

Again, from the bottom of my heart, I thank you and your team for the outstanding service, and dedication to my case.”


“I can gladly express my heartfelt thanks to you and your firm for the outstanding effort that produced the swift and successful result achieved on my behalf. The upfront description of services and prices was comforting and absolutely backed up with the insight, savvy and experience to set my situation right.

Security Clearance – June 2014

“Thanks so much for all your help, I’m soooo glad I chose this firm over the other lawyer I was working with! I”ll be sure to write up a great review of your firm on Yelp, or if you have another site you’d prefer me to write a review on, please let me know.

Thank you again so much for handling my appeal, Choosing Edmunds was the best decision I’ve made all year!

Security Clearance – May 2014

I just wanted to tell you that regardless of how this turns out, you are a damn fine lawyer and I was proud to have you represent me. You truly are the best at what you do. I am psychology prepared for either way this turns out.
Thank you,

Response to SOR – October 2013

A sincere “thank you” for all you have done to respond so thoroughly to the SOR. Your documents were much more detailed and inclusive than I would have ever accomplished on my own especially during this most difficult time. I also greatly appreciate your guidance throughout this ordeal. I would not hesitate one bit to recommend the Edmunds Law Firm services to anyone in need.

DOD Security Clearance – August 2013

“I’ve recently received notice from my corporation that my security clearance has been granted by the DOD. I’m finding this information almost unbelievable.

DOHA Hearing regarding Financial Considerations – July 2013

“Good Morning,
Thank you for all your assistance and support and for your guidance & patience while helping me through the Security Clearance process.

Military Upgrade Petition – July 2013

“I thank you very much for the services of this law firm, as I would not of been able to resolve this matter myself.

March 2013

Mr. Edmunds:
Good afternoon.  Please pass along my sincere thanks to Julia for her assistance in my OPM SOR response.  Specifically, for making the process less stressful, also for ensuring my experience w/Edmunds law firm was perfect from start to finish.  Your law firm is awesome…
K.J., Security Clearance client

April 2013

Ms. Szafraniec:
You made an excellent case!!!  I almost cry while reading through it . . . . Thank so much for all the time you have spent on my case.
F.F., Security Clearance Client

April 2013
First and foremost, I was granted my “Secret Clearance” on October 3, 2012…THANK THE LORD AND TO YOUR FIRM!

March 2013
Mr. Edmunds,
I wanted to say thank you for all of your help, I was able to get my security clearance and now live in Italy working for the Air Force for the next 3 years. Thank you!!

October 15, 2012
Mr. Edmunds,
I have a couple of supervisors who may be in need of your assistance. Their previous employers flagged their Security Clearance. I gave them your law firm’s contact information.
Also, I’ve been in much contact with Ms. Dube and I must say she is awesome. I am presently getting her all the paperwork she needs. Thank you and your firm for all your help thus far.


October 9, 2012
“I have received my clearance back. Thank you for your hard work.”

September 20, 2012
Final clearance is granted.
Thank you for all of your help.


September 18, 2012,
Thank you so much. My husband was told today that he got his clearance back!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks again.

August 27, 2012
I just received notice from my security manager that we won my appeal! I wanted to thank you and your firm for your service. I will be returning to work tomorrow .

July 2012

“It was a pleasure working with you; you were very prompt as well as communicable. Thanks for all your help”. –SP

July 2012

“I have received word that my clearance has been reinstated as of 13 July and I am returning to work 7/30/12.  Thank you for your help and guidance through this difficult process”.  -L.E.

July 2012

“I just received this email! I passed my clearance!
I want to thank both you and your team for making this happen.  You have all been professional and very helpful throughout this entire process.  I never would have thought that a letter from your firm would be all that it would take to appeal the rejection but I was happily surprised.  Thank you!
If anyone I know has similar troubles I will be sure to send them your way.
Once again, thank you! You have no idea how happy both I and my family are to be finished with this process and to have such a good outcome”.  -D.G.

July 2012

“This is a small token of our appreciation for all you have done to help our family. Thank you for everything! I am so happy to be back at work! Your office is amazing and such a GOD send.  Thank you again and GOD BLESS you! We are so very THANKFUL! –N. H.”

July 2012

“Thank you sooooo very much again for all of your help with my security clearance matter.  My family and I are so appreciative!!!” -N. H.

April 25, 2012

“Alan and staff,

I just submitted the completed and favorable mental health evaluation from Dr. Ellis to my local command and then via DONCAF. I must thank you for your services and professional advice. I will let you know the results in a few months. You’re awesome!

I sent a gesture of my appreciation to your office. Enjoy!”


April 25, 2012

“Wanted to say thanks for helping with the specifics in this matter. Everything came back a few weeks ago adjudicated favorably.”


April 19, 2012

“FYI…I was granted a secret industrial security clearance yesterday. Thank you for your help with this. If you need a customer reference please let me know, I would be glad to help.”


October 24, 2011

I received word today that my SCI clearance was reinstated by AFCAF.  As you can see below, the security manager claims this is the fastest eligibility update he’s ever seen.  I thank you both and other members of the Edmund’s law firm who worked on my response.  You are consummate professionals who know how to get the job done.

-Applicant (California)

October 18, 2011

Thanks for all the awesome work! From the start, when Mr. Edmunds called, I felt like I won the moment I spoke with him. To the attorneys and paralegals, bless you! Much gratitude!

-Applicant (Virginia)

October 12, 2011

I would like to extend to you my gratitude and humble thanks for what your firm did for me during my Administrative hearing, which specifically dealt with my security clearance. Your expertise, attention to detail, professionalism and personal touch was demonstrated during the entire process. Your staff exemplified a behavior of excellence that was above reproach.  I can say without a doubt your experience, knowledge and zeal to be successful, goes beyond any other firm working with security clearances. My family will forever be grateful.

-Applicant (Alabama)

September 23, 2011

I spoke with my company’s security personnel today. They informed me that, from everything they have access to, my clearance has been restored. I have my Top Secret clearance back and I can regain the SCI portion if required. So, I guess before I close this email I will give you my heart-felt thanks for your help in this matter. Once again, thank you!

–Applicant (Japan)

September 13, 2011

I am really happy to receive this approval email, which we were waiting for a long time. I am thankful to you for your hard work and a big thank to the attorney who had managed the case, which shows his expertise. I am also thankful to the Edmunds Law Firm for having knowledgeable staff. Thanks again.

–Applicant (Naperville, IL)

Just a big ‘Thank You’ for your hard work in handling my case. I am back at work and things are like normal.

–Applicant (Birmingham, AL)

I would really like to thank you and Mr. Edmunds for such a great service. I was super impressed with the way Mr. Edmunds handled the trial. You guys guided me along all the whole way…There was no way I think I would have been able to get through this without the Edmunds Law Firm. This is the first time I have ever had to get a lawyer for anything, and my first time was a great experience. I will be sure to recommend you to anyone I know needing legal services. Once again thank you for all your support and hard work.

–Applicant (South Carolina)

Many thanks to all of you; though this decision is not a promise of fame and fortune, it goes a very long way to lessen the burdens of everyday life, especially at this time of my life. Again my thanks and enjoy your day!

–Applicant (Fort Washington, MD)

Your direct help and all of your team have greatly helped me through the SOR response process. I appreciate the services your office has provided and thank you all for assisting in this tough time. I am thankful to have found your office and having your representation. Please send a good word to all in your office for making a difference in a person’s career and family’s income and future retirement. I will definitely refer your services to my fellow AF members in the future. Thanks again.

–Applicant (Las Vegas, NV)

I wish to thank you for your support and expertise in my defense. I pray I will never again need your services however, I won’t hesitate to recommend your firm to anyone I know in need of your services. Again, thank you. It feels good to be back to work.

–Applicant (Kingsland, GA)

Please pass to everyone in your firm my deepest appreciation for an excellent job on my behalf….but my hearing today was an Edmunds Tour de Force. Mr. Edmunds is truly a gifted attorney and advocate. Win or lose, I don’t feel I could have been better represented by anyone else today more than by Mr. Edmunds. He was eloquent in his presentation of the evidence and inspired in his counter arguments to the Government’s case. Thank you so much Mr. Edmunds; you’re a superb attorney.

–Applicant (San Diego, CA)

Thank you and your associates for all your legal advice and services throughout my challenges with DOHA and my efforts to obtain a security clearance. During the hearing…I could not have asked for a better attorney to present my case to [the] Judge…Your legal approach was strong, well prepared, and most professional…Please extend my gratitude to all members of your team. Thank you for a job well done.

–Applicant (Santee, CA)

I have received a favorable decision regarding my security clearance. Thank you all for everything! I will be sure to recommend your law firm to all that face security clearance issues.

–Applicant (Cairo, Egypt)

Thank you very much. I am extremely happy on the decision and do not feel I could have put together an appeal letter on my own. It’s been a please to have worked with you and the rest of the team.

–Applicant (Eldersburg, MD)

I received an email from the company security officer stating that the final security clearance has granted to me yesterday…Thank you from all my heart for the great assistance I had from you. Frankly without you my fight with them would have been so hard. Some people like me, who have never met a judge, indeed need an expert like you. I was so lucky to know such a wonderful person as you. I know that you are very well known lawyer but also I will do my best to let other people know you. When I left the court…I was shocked by your final extraordinary statement. Frankly, you were AWSOME. Thank you again.

–Applicant (Stearling Heights, MI)

Wow. Alan, I couldn’t have done this without your expertise. I am deeply indebted to you and your firm…thank you so much!

–Applicant (Gilroy, CA)

Just wanted you to know how pleased my son and I were in choosing your law firm. Your staff was always professional, efficient and a pleasure to work with. You have our patronage and thank you again.

–Applicant (North Arlington, NJ)

Thank you for all the hard work you put into regaining my clearance. You have been an invaluable asset during my 2010 year….Again, thank you for all the invaluable assistance.

–Applicant (Augusta, GA)

I would like to thank you very much for all the help and support you have provided for me for this case. I truly appreciate all the work that has been done on my behalf for this favorable decision. Thank you again.

–Applicant (San Diego, CA)

You made my day. This is the best to hear in 2010. I’m so happy and proud to have your law firm to represent me in my case. I for sure will recommend this firm to all people need such help. Again, thank you so much for all you did for me.

–Applicant (San Diego, CA)

I’m following up on my case. I was granted a Security Clearance in November and am now working in Afghanistan…Thank you so much for all of your help. I truly appreciate everything.

–Applicant (San Diego, CA)

I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude for your tireless advocacy on my behalf. You have provided me with excellent representation for me from the outset of this drawn-out process, and its ultimately successful outcome is unquestionably linked with your commitment to your clients.

–Applicant (Berkeley, CA)