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Judge Advocate Officer - JAG (Attorney) at US Department of the Air Force

US Department of the Air Force

Full-Time

Mid Level

Montgomery, AL, USA

Not defined

08 Aug → 07 Sep

Expired

Job Description

The pursuit of justice is at the center of every Air Force objective. So the rights of Airmen are naturally held in the highest regard and are defended and supported by top legal minds like Air Force Judge Advocates (JAG). These highly trained attorneys handle a wide variety of legal issues including international law, operations law, environmental law and military and civilian personnel issues. From trial preparation to post-trial actions, they provide important legal counsel every step of the way.

• Formulate legal policies

• Monitor, coordinate and direct legal activities

• Prepare legal advice and opinions

• Represent the United States in civil proceedings

• Act as trial counsel, defense counsel or military judge as-needed

• Instruct personnel in military justice procedures and legal issues

Job Responsibilities

  • From trial preparation to post-trial actions, they provide important legal counsel every step of the way
  • Formulate legal policies
  • Monitor, coordinate and direct legal activities
  • Prepare legal advice and opinions
  • Represent the United States in civil proceedings
  • Act as trial counsel, defense counsel or military judge as-needed
  • Instruct personnel in military justice procedures and legal issues

Requirements / Qualifications

  • A Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor degree in law

  • Knowledge of military and civilian law

  • Current admission to the bar of a Federal Court or the highest court of a state

  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 40

How To Apply

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