Supreme Court Application filed for Military Veterans

Following on the heels of two U.S. Supreme Court Petitions (which we are quickly catching up with), I filed a brief on behalf of veterans to protect military benefits, which are protected from state control by the Armed Forces Clauses and the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution.

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Carson J. Tucker is an appellate and insurance coverage lawyer providing highly specialized and unique services to his clients in Michigan and abroad.

Mr. Tucker handles all types of appellate matters and assists other lawyers with complex litigation and insurance coverage issues.  Mr. Tucker represents local and state governmental entities, national and international businesses and insurance companies, and global corporations.

After law school, Mr. Tucker was a research lawyer for the Michigan Court of Appeals and then a law clerk for the Honorable Stephen J. Markman, Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court.

After 26 years of reserve military service, Mr. Tucker retired as a Major in the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps of the United States Army.  He served the Michigan National Guard as a Brigade Command Judge Advocate and as a staff Judge Advocate for the Joint Maneuver Training Center, Camp Grayling, Michigan, a military training facility in northern Michigan. Prior to serving in the U.S. Army, Mr. Tucker served in the U.S. Navy Reserves.  During his service as a Judge Advocate for the Army, Mr. Tucker received the Army’s Meritorious Service Medal, which is the highest honor a soldier can receive when serving in a non-combat role.  The award recited his role in providing legal advice and counsel and preparing written pleadings for the National Guard Bureau in cases pending in the United States Supreme Court, as well as for his role as the Staff Judge Advocate at Michigan’s Joint-Force Maneuver Training Center (JMTC) Camp Grayling, and for legal support provided to Joint Force Headquarters of the Michigan National Guard.

Mr. Tucker has developed a particular expertise in prosecuting and defending appeals and has had several significant successes in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Michigan Supreme Court and the Michigan Court of Appeals.  In addition to his work on appeals, Mr. Tucker writes amicus curiae briefs for private entities, municipal organizations, and governmental entities in pending appeals.

Mr. Tucker is admitted to practice in Michigan and in the United States Supreme Court

Languages: English, French.

 

About cjtucker06

Owner of law firm since July 2014; Handles all types of appellate matters and assists other lawyers with complex litigation and insurance coverage issues; Admitted to the Supreme Court of the United States, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the State Bar of Michigan; Expertise in prosecuting and defending appeals with several significant successes in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Michigan Supreme Court and the Michigan Court of Appeals; Author of briefs amicus curiae in the Michigan Supreme Court for the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel and the Insurance Institute of Michigan; Represents Insurance Companies, Major International Business, Governmental Entities, Law Enforcement Officers and County Sheriffs. Board of Directors, Michigan Defense Trial Counsel Amicus Committee Co-Chair, Michigan Defense Trial Counsel Military - Retired Major in the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps of the United States Army, Brigade Judge Advocate and Staff JAG officer for the Maneuver Training Center, Camp Grayling, Michigan; Recipient of the Army's Meritorious Service Medal (the highest medal of honor available to Soldiers serving in non-combat roles); 2012 Graduate of the Judge Advocate Officer Advanced Course, at The Judge Advocate Legal Center and School, Charlottesville, Virginia. United States Navy Reserves, Combat Warfare Qualification, January 1989 to July 2003 Former law clerk to Justice Stephen J. Markman, Michigan Supreme Court, Research Attorney, Michigan Court of Appeals. Insurance Coverage Associate Plunkett Cooney; Environmental Law Attorney at Squire Sanders, now Squire Patton Boggs; Master's Degree in Environmental Law; Environmental Law Scholar, ALI/ABA Washington, D.C., Juris Doctorate, Vermont Law School, Environmental Editor, Vermont Law Review; Treasurer and Finalist, Moot Court Advisory Board.
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