Self Referred Clients

Self Referred Clients

By registering as a client on this website, I agree to and accept the terms and conditions of THIS CONSULTING AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) between me (Client) and Parker Sentinel Defense Solutions, LLC (PSDS).


Whereas, PSDS Consultants are all Department of Defense personnel security practitioners with extensive government investigative or adjudicative experience; and

Whereas, PSDS Consultants have all successfully completed Department of Defense training in security clearance investigations or adjudications; and

Whereas, Client is of the opinion that PSDS Consultants have the necessary qualifications, experience and abilities to provide professional consulting services to Client regarding federal personnel security programs; and

Whereas, Client desires the services of PSDS Consultants and PSDS is agreeable to providing such services to the Client;

Now, therefore, Client and PSDS hereby agree to the terms and conditions set out in this Agreement.

Self Referred

1. Consultant’s Services.

Consultant shall communicate with Client by telephone, email, and/or secure internet website depending on the type of consulting services rendered. Consultant shall provide Client professional consulting services in the area of federal personnel security programs support as requested. Client hereby agrees to engage Consultant to provide Client with services consisting of information on applications, investigations, and adjudications related to federal personnel security programs. At the Client’s request, the Consultant may also provide the client opinions on how these processes might affect the Client and assist in preparing various documents related to federal personnel security programs.

The client understands and agrees that:

  • The consultant can only provide information, opinions, suggestions, explanations, and assistance regarding federal personnel security programs based on government-wide standards and policies;
  • The consultant cannot provide information on investigative techniques or procedures beyond that which is publicly available,
  • The consultant does not provide advice on methods of circumventing or gaming security vetting procedures, and
  • The consultant is not engaged in rendering legal advice. If legal assistance is required, the services of a competent attorney specializing in security clearance law should be sought.

Client understands and agrees that neither PSDS nor Consultant has any control, or implies or makes any promises, on any actions that the U.S. Government may take in deciding whether a person will or will not receive a favorable suitability, fitness, credentialing, or security clearance determination. Client further agrees to not hold Consultant or PSDS responsible for any loses (including but not limited to employment, financial, personal, and legal) resulting from Client receiving less than a favorable suitability, fitness, credentialing, or security clearance determination or resulting from delays in the Government vetting process. Client holds Consultant and PSDS harmless and not responsible for any actions, taken by the U.S. Government, any employer, any prospective employer, or any person, related to suitability, fitness, credentialing, or security clearance vetting processes.

2. Consideration.

In consideration for the Consulting services to be performed by Consultant under this Agreement, Client will pay PSDS:

  • $100.00 in advance for a reply in answer to a question submitted to the PSDS Security Clearance Q&A Service.
  • $200.00 in advance for a Security Clearance Assessment.
  • $200.00 for the first hour or any portion of the first hour and $100.00 for every additional half-hour or portion of that half-hour spent on other Consulting services. If the fee for other consulting services is $1,000.00 or less, Client will remit the total amount of the fee in advance. If the fee for other consulting services is greater than $1,000.00, Client will remit an amount approximately equal to sixty (60) percent of the fee in advance and remit the balance immediately prior to delivery of the work product.

3. Confidentiality.

To the extent permitted by law, PSDS agrees to maintain the confidentiality of all personal information provided by Client. PSDS will not disclose Client information to any third party, except when required by law or when circumstances indicate the imminent possibility of serious physical harm to people or property or when there has been an unreported compromise of classified national security information.

4. Records Retention and Disposal.

All information, documents, and records held by PSDS pertaining to Client, except for financial accounting data, will be securely deleted or otherwise destroy ninety (90) days following the end of the month in which the consulting engagement is completed, unless otherwise directed in writing by client.

5. Term.

This Agreement shall commence upon acceptance by Client and end upon completion of the service, except that Client’s obligations under paragraph 1.c (above) shall survive beyond the termination of this Agreement.

How to Begin

To begin the process complete the new client form using the button below.

Once the registration has been received and payment has been verified, a response email will be released within one business day acknowledging the registration and proposing dates/times for the appointment (for the Clearance Assessment), or an email response to the Clearance Q&A questions within two business days.