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    About the Position:
    This position is an Attorney-Adviser (General), GS-0905-15, with the HQDA, US Army Legal Services Agency Criminal Law Division, located at the Pentagon.
    As an Attorney-Adviser (General), you will represent the Army in answering sensitive, complex, and highly visible inquiries from the President, Congress, Department of Defense, and the Army on military justice matters; review courts-martial under Article 69(a), all Soldier Applications for Relief under Article 69(b), UCMJ to include the findings or sentence or both; serve as a legal counsel to the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Office (SHARP) and leadership; support the Army domestic abuse prevention and response programs; process all requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); research, draft and propose legislation and regulatory changes regarding victim/witness issues in the military criminal justice system; and help develop and implement new victim/witness assistance activities or enhancements.

    Who May Apply:  

    U.S. Citizens

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    Responsibilities

    • Serve as an Attorney in the Programs Branch in the Office of The Judge Advocate General (OTJAG) conducting law review in assigned areas to include Uniformed Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP), and Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA).
    • Conduct examination pursuant to Article 69(a), Uniform Code of Military Justice, of all records of trial by general court-martial for which appellate review is not otherwise provided by law.
    • Research and draft proposed changes to the UCMJ and MCM on victim/witness issues to ensure the goals of that program are met in a uniform manner throughout all of the military services at trials by courts-martial.
    • Responsible for the review of all Soldier Applications for Relief under Article 69(b), UCMJ to include the findings or sentence or both.
    • Provide legal support to the Army domestic abuse prevention and response programs.
    • Serve as a legal counsel to the Department of the Army/G-1 Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Office (SHARP), and the Department of the Army staff and leadership.
    • Process all requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) assigned to the Criminal Law Division, OTJAG.
    • Exercise technical supervision over the Army's installation-level victim/witness liaisons and provide legal, technical and policy guidance to installation staff judge advocates regarding implementation of the Army's program.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - For offsite visits.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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    0905 Attorney

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