Tag Archives: U.S. Navy’s Judge Advocate General

Commissioning Ceremony

Lt. Joe Griffo, Administrative Law Division (Code 13), administers the oath of office to Ensign Becky Cohen at the National Archives. The Administrative Law Division is a component of the Naval Civil Law Support Activity. The division advises Washington activities and field commands on law, policies, statutes and regulations pertaining to Department of Navy administration.

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DSO Attorney Awarded Prestigious Federal Bar Association Award

The Federal Bar Association (FBA) honored Lt. John Butler, Defense Service Office Southeast (DSO SE), with the 2013 Younger Federal Lawyer of the Year award, which was presented at their annual conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 26-28. The Younger Federal Lawyers Award recognizes outstanding federal attorneys who are under the age of 36. Butler was chosen for his …

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Beyond Basic Training

Select members of the military’s elite JAG Corps bring international law to life as students in the Law School’s LL.M. program before returning to their posts around the world with a deeper understanding of the law. New York, September 24, 2013—When Columbia Law School student Jessica Piquet ’14 needed help last year on a complicated law review note she was …

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My JAG Corps Story – Lt. Christina Caetano

View Navy JAG Corps videos showcasing the diverse work of enlisted Sailors, officers, and civilians. Meet Lt. Christina Caetano, an attorney in the Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps. The U.S. Navy is unique among the services in its ability to project power in all domains: on land, at sea, and in the air. As a Navy judge advocate, you will experience the most …

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My JAG Corps Story – Lt. Garrett Snow

View Navy JAG Corps videos showcasing the diverse work of enlisted Sailors, officers, and civilians. Meet Lt. Garrett Snow, an attorney in the Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps. The U.S. Navy is unique among the services in its ability to project power in all domains: on land, at sea, and in the air. As a Navy judge advocate, you will experience the most diverse …

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Alumni Spotlight: Scott Liljegren

By Scott Liljegren, Liljegren Law Group Serving as an officer in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps of the United States Navy was a life-changing experience for me.  First and foremost, it gave me the chance to start serving our country in the Armed Forces in my mid-to-late 20’s, which is later in life than a person would typically start a …

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My JAG Corps Story – Lt. Eric Nelson

View Navy JAG Corps videos showcasing the diverse work of enlisted Sailors, officers, and civilians. Meet Lt. Eric Nelson, an attorney in the Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps. The U.S. Navy is unique among the services in its ability to project power in all domains: on land, at sea, and in the air. As a Navy judge advocate, you will experience the most …

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Navy Lawyer Among “Nation’s Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers Under 40″

From Office of the Judge Advocate General WASHINGTON (NNS) — Navy judge advocate, Lt. Tashinda Richardson, has been named to the National Bar Association (NBA) and IMPACT’s “Nation’s Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers Under 40.” Honorees will be recognized at the NBA’s 88th Annual Convention in Miami, Fla., July 27. Nation’s Best Advocates recognizes talented individuals within the African American legal …

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