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Coast Guard Legal
Career Resources

Careers in Coast Guard legal are divided in two general categories; Military and Civilian.


Coast Guard civilian job openings are listed by the Coast Guard Civilian Personnel Office.
Coast Guard Civilian legal positions include Lawyers and Paralegals. Typically these job openings will be listed under the following series codes:

Series Description


General Attorney


Paralegal Specialist

Using the above series codes to search the USCG's civilian job openings is a fast way to locate new civilian CG Legal job openings





Coast Guard Judge Advocates are recruited through the Direct Commission Lawyer (DCL) Program.
Online information regarding the DCL program include the following:

The Practice of Law in the Coast Guard is a good general reference for learning about CG Legal

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Last Modified 6/23/2014