Legal Services

Victims’ Legal Counsel Program Provides Essential Support

By Navy JAG Corps Public Affairs As Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) – which is commemorated each April throughout the Department of Defense – draws to a close, the Navy Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps continues working tirelessly on behalf of victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.  Its Victims’ Legal Counsel (VLC) program has provided assistance and …

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JAG Community Provides Dedicated Legal Support to Families in Exceptional Family Member Program

By Navy JAG Corps Public Affairs The Navy Judge Advocate General (JAG) community – in collaboration with Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) – is expanding legal assistance and special education support to families enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP). As part of a three-year pilot program at Navy Region Mid-Atlantic (NRMA) and Navy Region Southwest (NRSW), this additional …

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Spotlight: In Fallon, the Unexpected is Expected

From Navy JAG Corps Public AffairsNo two days are the same for Lt. Timothy Garcia, who leads the bustling Region Legal Service Office Southwest branch office located at Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon, Nev.In fact, Garcia’s role as branch head is just one of many responsibilities he juggles. Supporting the personnel who populate the “Supercarrier in the Desert” can be …

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#BZFriday: Distinguished NLSC Attorney Earns Award, Selected for the Executive Leadership Development Program

By Lt. Kaylan E. Kaatz, Region Legal Service Office Naval District Washington Region Legal Service Office Naval District Washington (RLSO NDW) is proud to announce that Erica S. Riley has been selected to participate in the Department of Defense’s (DoD) prestigious and highly competitive Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP). Riley will be in the 2020 ELDP cohort. RLSO NDW also …

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#BZFriday: Fleet Engagement Efforts in Rota

The Region Legal Service Office (RLSO) is renewing its focus on Fleet engagement. To support this effort, the RLSO has designed and rolled-out the Fleet Legal Engagement Program (FLEP) to create positive opportunities for Sailors to engage with the Navy’s legal team. The mission of FLEP is to help commands re-focus on the importance of good order and discipline by …

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Code in Perspective: Administrative Law (Code 13)

Located in the Pentagon, the Administrative Law Division (Code 13), which is a component of the Naval Civil Law Support Activity, is an office of 19 uniformed attorneys, two civilian attorneys, and three civilian employees. Known as The JAG’s Law Firm―the division is subdivided into four focused branches: Personnel Law; Standards of Conduct and Government Ethics; Legislation, Regulations, Freedom of Information …

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