R 181714Z MAR 16
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/MAR//
SUBJ/FY-17 LAW EDUCATION PROGRAM SELECTION BOARD//
AMPN/REF A IS SECNAVINST 1520.7F, LAW EDUCATION PROGRAM.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces convening of the FY-17 Law Education Program
(LEP) Selection Board in February 2017. Applications for this board must be
received no later than 23 September 2016. 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 2017 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. All service requirements are statutory and cannot be
3. Per reference (a), eligible officers who desire to apply for the FY-17
LEP must submit a written request with current contact information and
official college transcripts from each school attended no later than
23 September 2016, via their commanding officer to:
Naval Education Training Professional Development Technology Center NETPDTC
ATTN: Code N2A2 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 2017, but may
be submitted via separate correspondence. Website screenshots of LSAT scores
will not be accepted.
5. Applicants are required to contact Judge Advocate Generals (JAG) Corps
Accessions Detailer (PERS-4416E) to schedule an interview with a senior (O5
or O6) active-duty JAG Corps officer.
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 in which in-state tuition fees 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,
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 Dr. Faye Messick, NETPDTC,
at (850) 473-6049/DSN 753, or via e-mail at faye.messick(at)navy.mil. For
all other program questions contact the Navy JAG Corps Accessions Office
(PERS-4416E) at (901) 874-4084/4087/DSN 882 or via e-mail at
9. This message is canceled for record purposes on 30 September 2017.
10. Released by Vice Admiral W. F. Moran, N1.//