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Judge Advocates are charged with litigating criminal cases as prosecutors or defense counsel in courts:martial. Cases tried by Judge Advocates range from misdemeanors, such as petty larceny, to felonies, such as rape and murder. Judge Advocates manage their own cases immediately. They quickly acquire the ability to bring litigation to completion. Judge Advocates may additionally serve as Senior Counsel, managing a team of Judge Advocates.
Judge Advocates practice Operational Law, encompassing the full range of legal services required for commanders to execute their missions. This includes educating Marines on the international treaties and agreements that comprise the law of armed conflict (Geneva Conventions of 1949, Hague Conventions of 1907, etc.). Judge Advocates provide training to Marines on the status of noncombatants, the sick and wounded, and prisoners of war. Judge Advocates also facilitate the resolution of legal disputes with other nations and the interpretation of Status of Forces Agreements.
While primary practice entails criminal litigation and operational law, Judge Advocates practice in all areas. They assist with estate planning, immigration and naturalization law, family law, landlord:tenant law, state and federal tax matters, and consumer protection. Judge Advocates represent the U.S. in a broad range of tort issues, ranging from the Federal Tort Claims Act to the Military Claims Act. Judge Advocates provide representation in arbitration, grievance, and equal employment opportunity administrative hearings. Judge Advocates deal with multi:billion dollar procurement contracts for supplies, services, construction, research and development. They litigate Marine Corps contractual claims, work with the Dept. of Justice and U.S. Attorneys Office.
Compensation shown is starting salary.
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The United States Marine Corps has two missions; to make Marines and win battles. Comprised of smart, adaptable men and women, the Corps has served as the aggressive tip of the American military spear since its inception in 1775. Often thought of as First to Fight, the Marines are a smaller, more dynamic force than any other in the American arsenal. Marines operate around the world as America s quick strike expeditionary force, ready at a moments notice to effectively insert elite warriors into any situation in any place that calls for it. Marines are trained to attack enemies from the air, land and sea with a fury unmatched by any other military organization in the world. And the men and women who join do so because they have always known they belong among kindred spirits.

The Marines are part of the Department of the Navy and operate in close cooperation with the U.S. naval forces at sea. The Marine Corps mission is unique among the armed services. Marines serve on U.S. Navy ships, protect naval bases, guard U.S. embassies and provide a quick, ever:ready strike force to protect U.S. interests anywhere in the world. All Marines are trained to move on a moments notice to match up with equipment stored on floating bases on the world s oceans. This remains an essential capability for our country.

To perform the many duties of the Marine Corps, approximately 185,000 Marines excel at everything they do. Their intense training and drive for excellence is world:renowned. The self:discipline and abilities gained in recruit training pour over into 300 different individual specialties in which they may become an expert. And each year, the Marine Corps accepts approximately 1,500 new officers into its ranks to lead them. As important as enlisted Marines are to the Marine Corps, Marine Officers are essential to success.

Soon after becoming a Marine Corps Judge Advocate, you will be given the responsibilities of maintaining your own caseload and advising Marines on legal issues. Additionally, the training you receive as a Marine Corps Officer will prepare yo

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