​FY-18 LAW EDUCATION PROGRAM SELECTION BOARD

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AMPN/REF A IS SECNAVINST 1520.7F, LAW EDUCATION PROGRAM.//

RMKS/1.  This NAVADMIN announces convening of the FY-18 Law Education Program 
(LEP) Selection Board in February 2018. Applications for this board must be 
received no later than 22 September 2017. Reference (a) provides information 
about LEP and application procedures.  Where information differs between this
NAVADMIN and reference (a), this NAVADMIN takes precedence.

2.  Participants must begin legal training in the program no later than 
September 2018 and prior to the sixth anniversary of their active-duty 
commencement date.  This active-duty time includes any enlisted service.  
Legal training in the program commences as of the date of reporting for duty 
under instruction, at the unit to which the officer is assigned while 
attending law school.  The officer is not required to begin law school 
courses by this date.  All service requirements are statutory and cannot be 
waived.

3.  In line with reference (a), eligible officers who desire to apply for the 
FY-18 LEP must submit a written request with current contact information and 
official college transcripts from each school attended not later than 22 
September 2017, via their commanding officer to:

    Naval Education and Training Professional and Development
    Center (NETPDC) Voluntary Education
    Attn:  Code N221B OSEP-LEP
    6490 Saufley Field Road
    Pensacola, FL 32509-52044

4.  An applicant's Law School Admission Test (LSAT) score report must be 
received prior to convening of the selection board in February 2018, but may 
be submitted via separate correspondence. Website screenshots of LSAT scores 
will not be accepted.

5.  Applicants are required to schedule an interview with a senior (O5 or O6) 
active-duty Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps officer. To schedule an 
interview, send an e-mail to the regional office closest to your current duty 
station, using the list provided at
http://www.jag.navy.mil/careers_/careers/opportunities_lep.html. Please 
identify yourself as a LEP applicant in the message.

6.  Applicants must provide a prioritized list of ABA-accredited law schools 
in the United States to which they applied.  Applicants must apply to at 
least one law school at which in-state tuition can be obtained and one school 
near the officers current duty station. Applicants must also apply to one 
school located in a fleet concentration area (Norfolk, VA, 
Jacksonville/Mayport, FL, San Diego, CA, Pearl Harbor, HI, or Washington, 
DC).

7.  Officer community managers (OCM) will identify designators and year 
groups that are eligible to transfer a limited number of active-duty officers 
from their current community into the JAG Corps via LEP.  The OCM will ensure 
that all candidates meet eligibility guidelines prior to releasing the 
applications to the board.

8.  Point of contact for application procedures is Ms. Elise McGuire, NETPDC, 
who can be reached at (850) 473-6064/DSN 753 or via e-mail at 
elise.mcguire(at)navy.mil.  For all other program questions contact the Navy 
JAG Corps Accessions Office at
navyaccessions(at)navy.mil or (202) 685-7715/DSN 325.

9.  Released by Vice Admiral R. P. Burke, N1.//

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