Judge advocates assigned to Region Legal Service Office Southwest and Defense Service Office West pose for a picture outside of 3rd Fleet headquarters in San Diego, Calif. The judge advocates received a briefing on operational law and 3rd Fleet activities, along with a tour of headquarters. The visit was part of the general information for junior officers program put on by RLSO SW and gives new judge advocates an opportunity to gain exposure to different areas of law, military knowledge, and leadership development.
Five members of Appellate Government Division (Code 46) were sworn in as members of the bar of Supreme Court. The Appellate Government Division is responsible for representing the United States in criminal appellate proceedings before the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals (NMCCA), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) and the U.S. Supreme Court. Left to right: Marine Corps Capt. Matt Harris; Marine Corps Maj. Dave Roberts; Marine Corps Col. Stephan Newman; Lt. Ian MacLean; Lt. Ann Dingle; and Marine Corps Maj. Paul Ervasti.
Members of Region Legal Service Office Midwest with attorneys of the John Marshall Law School Veteran's Legal Support Center at an outreach visit to John Marshall Law School. The VLSC is the largest clinic of its kind in the country. The visit provided RLSO MW judge advocates an opportunity to learn more about the resources available at this clinic and to share experiences regarding current legal issues affecting service members and veterans.