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Judge Advocate Division


Judge Advocate Division

Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps

Civil & Administrative Law Branch (JCA)
  • Legal review of HQMC and USMC administrative/civil law issues, e.g., Congressional legislation, DOD directives, Navy instructions, and regulations
  • Legal review of Marine Corps Orders and administrative messages
  • Legal review of release of Government documents under Freedom of Information & Privacy Acts
  • Assist SJA to CMC in his role as Deputy Designated Agency Ethics Official managing USMC government ethics program
  • Assist SJA to CMC in role as Rules Counsel for Professional Responsibility of Marine judge advocates
  • Support Navy JAG and Dept of Justice on civil litigation and claims issues affecting USMC
  • Assist Judge Advocates in the field on matters of general administrative law
  • Review Complaints of Wrong under Article 138, UCMJ and 1150, Navy Regs
  • Requests for Testimonial Immunity
 Title  Phone Number
 JCA Branch Head  (703) 693-2510
 JCA Deputy Branch Head  (703) 693-8165
 JCA Attorney  (703) 693-9106
 JCA Chief  (703) 693-8404
 Main Line  (703) 614-2510