June 7, 2021
Legal Assistance Award Ceremony
During an All Hands call, Capt. Rock De Tolve, acting Assistant Judge Advocate General for Civil Law, presented awards for individual achievement and commended the Code 16 Team for its extraordinary mission impact during 2020, at the Washington Navy Yard.
June 5, 2018
Military Personnel (Code 61)
From “cradle to grave,” the primary focus of the Military Personnel Division (Code 61) is the recruitment, retention, manpower resources and career progression of Navy judge advocates. They are also responsible for implementing the JAG Corps diversity initiatives.
May 8, 2018
National Security Law (Code 10)
The Office of the Judge Advocate General International and Operational Law Division (Code 10) provides legal services in diverse areas involving law of the sea; law of armed conflict; international agreements and negotiations; foreign criminal jurisdiction; and international maritime environmental law affecting U.S. Navy and Department of Defense interests.
March 27, 2018
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.
Aug. 19, 2014
Environmental Law (Code 12)
The Office of the Judge Advocate General Environmental Law Division (Code 12) provides subject matter expertise to the Navy Judge Advocate General on the impact of environmental law on naval operations.
May 13, 2014
Admiralty & Maritime Law Division – Home of the Silver Oar
When the going gets tough, the tough call the Admiralty and Maritime Law Division (Code 11), within Naval Civil Law Support Activity. Code 11 provides legal advice to the Fleet worldwide, adjudicates claims against the Navy, asserts claims on behalf of the Navy, and serves as agency counsel supporting the Department of Justice in federal lawsuits involving the Navy.
Aug. 21, 2013
Taking a Break
Legalman 2nd Class Nadine Williams always had dreams of becoming a lawyer.
May 20, 2013
Appellate Government (Code 46)
If you want a bird’s eye view of the trial process, a tour in an appellate code at Navy-Marine Corps Appellate Review Activity (NAMARA) is a must.
Aug. 15, 2011
Military Personnel Code 61
When I found out I would be taking over Military Personnel (Code 61), I asked my colleague, “Don’t they do recruiting?” I had to confirm that the office was in D.C. and not Millington. Since then, I’ve come to appreciate that the work of Code 61 impacts the careers of every judge advocate.
Jan. 15, 2010
Criminal Law (Code 20)
Most everyone knows Code 20 as the Office of the Judge Advocate General (OJAG) division that sends out the military justice newsmailers. If you’re in a military justice billet, you may also think of us as the office that provides trial and defense counsel assistance. What you may be surprised to learn, however, is that those things are a relatively small – though fun – part of what we do.