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Lawyer

Company: Marine Corps Recruiting
Location: Orange
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Judge Advocates are commissioned officers within the Marine Corps whose responsibility is to uphold the law outlined by the Uniform Code of Military Justice as well as the core values of honor, courage, and commitment. Unlike many opportunities in the civilian sector, the Marine Corps allows Judge Advocates to immediately serve as first chair as prosecutors or defense counsel. -Judge Advocates can further specialize in various fields of law such as military operational law, international law, cyber law, or criminal justice.

The path to becoming a Marine Corps Judge Advocate begins with attending Officer Candidates School in Quantico, Virginia. First year and second year law students will attend Platoon Leaders Class during the summer for one 10-week session before returning to school. Third year law students and bar-certified lawyers will attend Officer Candidates Course for 10 weeks and immediately begin follow-on training upon accepting a commission as a Second Lieutenant.

To apply, you must meet the below criteria:
US citizenship
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
Currently attending or graduated from an ABA accredited Law School
22+ on the ACT or 1000+ on the SAT
2.0+ undergraduate GPA
150+ on the LSAT (waiverable if below)
Younger than 42 by time of commissioning
Be able to become physically fit with no major health issues

Benefits to include:
Competitive salary
Quick promotion and career progression
Medical and dental insurance, to include family
Professional education courses
Opportunity to travel
Tax free housing and food allowances
30 days of paid leave per year
All federal holidays off

Keywords: Marine Corps Recruiting, Orange , Lawyer, Legal , Orange, California

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