FY-21 LAW EDUCATION PROGRAM SELECTION BOARD APPLICATIONS:
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AMPN/REF A IS SECNAVINST 1520.7F, LAW EDUCATION PROGRAM.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces convening of the FY-21 Law Education Program
(LEP) Selection Board in February 2020.
Applications for this board must be received no later than (NLT)
30 September 2019. 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 NLT September 2020
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. Eligible officers who desire to apply for the FY-21 LEP must submit a
written request with current contact information and official college
transcripts from each school attended NLT 30 September 2019, via their
commanding officer to:
Navy Personnel Command
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington TN 38055-0000.
4. The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) score report of the applicant must
be received prior to convening of the selection board in February 2020, but
may be submitted via separate correspondence.
Website screenshots of LSAT scores will not be accepted. All supplemental
submissions must be received prior to the board convening.
5. Applicants are required to schedule an interview with a senior
(O5 or O6) active-duty 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
resources-and-links. Please identify yourself as a LEP applicant in the
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 current duty station of the officer. Applicants must also apply to
one school located in a fleet concentration area such as Norfolk, VA,
Jacksonville/Mayport, FL, San Diego, CA, Pearl Harbor, HI, or Washington, DC.
7. In addition to year group (YG) limitations imposed by their communities,
applicants must also meet eligibility requirements as described in reference
(a), and are required to review and comply with any additional community
requirements. Applicants will verify those requirements with their
respective Officer Community Managers.
8. Point of contact for application procedures is Ms. Beverley Heathman, at
(901)874-4087/DSN 882, or via e-mail at email@example.com. For
all other program questions contact the Navy JAG Corps Accessions Office at
firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 685-5273/DSN 325.
9. Released by Vice Admiral R. P. Burke, N1.//