Legal Professions and Support Services


Legal Professions and Support Services

Occupations in this career field focus on providing legal services for military personnel, retirees, and their families and represent the services in civil and international legal matters.

The military has its own legal and court system, administered by the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps, that pertains to many different areas of law, including criminal law, international law, administrative law, tort law, legal assistance, maritime law, and environmental law.

Legal Specialists and Court Reporters
Lawyers and Judges
 Legal Specialists and Court Reporters
Legal specialists and court reporters assist military lawyers and judges in the performance of legal and judicial work.
 Lawyers and Judges
They also perform legal research, prosecute and defend court cases, and are judges in military courts.