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Office of the Staff Judge Advocate


Mission Statement

The Staff Judge Advocate is the legal adviser and counsel to the commanding general or commanding officer. Additionally, the SJA is the command ethics counselor. The SJA exercises these responsibilities by direct control over the subordinate branches of the office. The Deputy SJA is the Judge Advocate’s principal assistant and performs the duties of the SJA in the SJA’s absence.

Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany
Office of the Staff Judge Advocate
814 Radford Blvd., Bldg. 3500, Rm 507
Albany, Georgia, 31704

Phone Number: (229) 639-5212
Fax Number: (229) 639-6711

Hours of Operations:
Mondays through Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Fridays from 8 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Eligibility for Service:
Assistance is provided to active-duty, retired service members and family members.

Services Provided:
The following services are available at the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate: Legal Advice on Wills/Estate planning, Non-Support, Divorce/Separation, Custody, Adoption, Paternity, Name Change, Property/ Landlord Tenant, Naturalization/Immigration, Military Rights/Benefits, Consumer Fraud/Abuse, Creditor/Debtor, Predatory Lending and Tax Law. 

Walk-in basis:
Power of attorney, notary and car registration tax waivers.

Appointment only:
Provide commanders and staff with critical analysis and advice relating to the following areas: Military Justice, Operational Law, Fiscal Law, Government Ethics, Investigations, Claims, Domestic Operational Law, Equal Opportunity and other matters.



Main Office Line:
(229) 639-5212

Click on the LEGAL ASSISTANCE tab for a list of services provided by the Parris Island Legal Assistance Office.

Legal Assistance can be provided to clients two different ways:

1. In person-
Once a month, usually the first Wednesday of each month, we provide the opportunity for clients to speak face to face with an attorney, in order to assist clients with legal issues that require an attorney’s presence; i.e. will executions.

2. Telephonically-
We coordinate the opportunity for qualifying persons to hold a teleconference with an attorney from Parris Island, to obtain legal advice.

Note:  It is important to bring the Client Intake Sheet, Affidavit of Representation, and your military ID card to the legal clerk upon checking in. 

Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany