Core Competencies of Coast Guard Lawyers
Master the law.
Ethics & Professional Responsibility.
Uphold the highest professional ethical standards of the legal
Provide legal services and counsel in the right place, at the right
Zealously and skillfully represent our clients.
Partner with Coast Guard decision-makers at all levels,
understanding their business and giving them capabilities
needed to do their jobs.
Develop skills and experiences needed to be leaders in the
world’s best Coast Guard.
Expertly use technology tools to deliver legal services to the
The Coast Guard Legal Program is a “full-service” legal support organization, providing legal advice and counsel for any and all requirements the service’s decision makers place on us. This is done within 10 general legal practice areas: Criminal Law/Military Justice, Operations, International Activities, Civil Advocacy, Environmental Law, Procurement Law, Internal Organizational Law, Regulations & Administrative Law, Legislative Support and Legal Assistance.