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Staff Judge Advocate to the Commandant


Staff Judge Advocate to the Commandant

Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps

Information, Plans and Programs Branch (JCD-1)

JCD-1 is responsible for providing overall management of all information technology activities and operations of the Judge Advocate Division (JAD). The JCD-1 Branch serves as the principal advisor to the Staff Judge Advocate (SJA) regarding the use of information technology to increase productivity and efficiency of military legal practice services in the Marine Corps. 

  • Application Licenses.  Applications utilized by the JAD and the fleet require program licenses.  You must have the product key license to install most of these applications.  If you do not know the application license, please contact the JCD-1 Webmaster.  If you do not have the software or a license to install the software you will need to submit an IT Procurement request via ITPRAS before purchasing the application from the  vendor and installing it on your computer.   

  • Electronic Benchbook  This applications is available for download.  Here is the Link to manually download.  The instructions to download the application are on the link.  This application does not require a license. Download the thumbdrive version.

  • Dragon Naturally Speaking This application is certified and able to be downloaded to your computers.  Licenses are to be issued to units from HQMC JAD. For additional license request please send an email to JCD-1 Webmaster, submit a helpdesk request to to your local G-6 to have it installed and contact your CTR to submit your MAC request. 

  • DissoMaster This application is approved for use in DADMS and able to be purchased for stand alone computers.  You can purchase the software through http://west.thomson.com/dissomaster/
    • Note:  You must order the correct version number listed above.  DissoMaster Suite is a Windows-based CD-ROM application that calculates family law child- and spousal-support based on California family law and relevant tax codes. The software has been approved by the Judicial Council of California for use in all state courts. 
  •  Sanction  This application is currently pending approval for the MCEN.
  •  Total Eclipse  This application is certified and able to be downloaded to your computers.  Submit a MAC request to have the application installed. Contact your CTR to submit your MAC request. 
  • DL Wills & DL Seps  This application is certified and able to be downloaded to your computers.  Contact JLA or JCD-1 for instructions on how to download the application. Once you have this application installed, periodic updates are available for download on the JLA sharepoint site.  Updates can also be downloaded directly from Draftinglib.com .
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