The United States Marine Corps is seeking bar certified, or soon to be certified, lawyers to serve as Staff Judge Advocates. With this program, you will immediately be given the responsibilities of maintaining your own caseload and advising Marines on legal issues. Additionally, the training you receive as a Marine Corps Officer will prepare you to be a leader in and out of the courtroom. You will be serving as either a prosecutor or defense counsel in the military courts-martial but will also have opportunities to practice law in areas as diverse as operational law, family law, environmental law, labor law, and international law. You may even argue appellate cases before the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals or the United States Court of Appeals of the Armed Forces. It is a great opportunity to gain trial experience and life experience early in your career. Qualified applicants should email a resume to Captain Winter at email@example.com or call 515-491-9265 for more information. For more information please visit our website at https://www.marines.com/becoming-a-marine/officer/marine-corps-law-program.html.
Applicants must be bar certified in any state (or soon to be bar certified), 150 LSAT score or greater, 28 years of age or younger (can waive up to 45 years of age), US citizen, physically fit, medically qualified, of high moral caliber, and willing to take on a challenge.
Telecommuting is allowed. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: If promoted after five years Marine Lawyers make approximately $105,000 per year.
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About United States Marine Corps
The United States Marine Corps serves as America's "911 force in readiness." Marine Lawyers are tasked with supporting our nations fighting men and women both in and out of the court room.