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Navy Legal Office Names Change, Services Remain Intact

The Naval Legal Service Command realigned its offices Oct. 1, but its legal services to the fleet did not change. Legal assistance services were previously provided by Naval Legal Service Offices (NLSOs). As a result of the realignment, a service member seeking legal assistance with an issue such as a will, power of attorney, family law advice or any similar …

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Reserve Legalman Gather for Annual Military Law Training Symposium

By Chief Legalman Harrold Henck, Military Personnel Division Reserve legalman from across the country gathered for their annual Military Law Training Symposium (MLTS) in Minneapolis, Minn., August 9-12. The MLTS is the reserve component’s premier training event that allows legalmen to stay abreast of current developments in the active duty legal community while honing and updating their paralegal skills.  Curriculum topics …

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Advancing the Rule of Law Worldwide – DIILS at 20 Years

By Lt. Stephen Rosenlund, International Operations Officer, Defense Institute of International Legal Studies It’s 0700 on a steamy Monday, and the sun is rising above Lake Kivu in eastern Congo.  Fishermen in dugout canoes ply the lake’s waters in pursuit of the first catch of the day.  The merchants of Bukavu, the capital of the picturesque South Kivu province, ready …

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My JAG Corps Story – Lt. Tracy Reynolds

View Navy JAG Corps videos showcasing the diverse work of enlisted Sailors, officers, and civilians. Meet Lt. Tracy Reynolds, trial counsel at the Region Legal Service Office (RLSO) Japan. RLSO Japan provides trial services, international law and command legal services to Navy and Marine Corps activities. The U.S. Navy is unique among the services in its ability to project power in all domains: …

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