OGC attorneys are civilian employees of the DON. We are distinct from the uniformed
attorneys who belong to the Navy 's Judge
Advocate General's Corps (JAG) and Marine Corps Judge Advocates. The areas
of OGC practice are also different from the JAG.
This narrative was prepared by attorneys now practicing in Navy OGC and not by an
outside writer. We've drawn from our own experiences to describe what you may expect.
You'll have an immediate opportunity
to directly serve clients assigned to you on significant matters.
You'll be trained in the fields you
You'll have a clear opportunity to advance so that your skills increase.
You'll enjoy a sense of satisfaction from meaningful service.
Read on to find out how you could become part of the
proud history and tradition of OGC civilian attorneys.
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