The primary purpose of this position is to support the Staff Judge Advocate (SJA) as a senior attorney, providing legal advice and counsel for the most complex, often precedential, installation level cases in administrative law, claims, environmental law, contract law, labor law, international law, and operations law to the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst and tenant units. To represent Air Force (AF) interests in various forums and support the defense of the AF in litigation.

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  • As a senior attorney, advises the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Commander, as well as subordinate and tenant unit commanders and managers, on a host of general law matters.
  • Prepares for and represents the AF and its legal interests in correspondence, meetings, negotiations, and judicial and administrative hearings, involving federal, state, and local officials, parties with adverse interests, and commercial entities.
  • Provides legal assistance to active duty military, dependents, eligible Department of Defense (DoD) civilians, retirees, and other DoD cardholders, consistent with Air Force Instructions (AFIs) and legal office policy.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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