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Supreme Court to swear in U.S. Navy, Army and Air Force JAG Officers on TuesdayOctober 07, 2002
In the first ceremony of its kind, members of the Washington Supreme Court will swear in Judge Advocate General (JAG) officers to the practice of law on Tuesday, October 8th at at the Supreme Court chambers, located at the
Washington Supreme Court Justice Charles W. Johnson organized the event, and will be joined by Chief Justice Gerry Alexander and other members of the Court in swearing in eleven JAG officers from the United States Navy, Army and Air Force.
“We are happy to be administering the oath to these fine men and women, and hope this will become a long-standing tradition,” said Justice Johnson.
The officers will be administered the oath to practice law in
Admission to Practice Rule 8G allows a lawyer who is admitted to the practice of law in a state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, and who is a full-time active duty military officer serving in the office of a Staff Judge Advocate of the United States Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, or Coast Guard, a Naval Legal Service Office or a Trial Service Office, located in the State of Washington, to receive a limited license to practice law as a Military Lawyer in Washington.
A reception will be held in the Chief’s Reception Room directly after the ceremony.
CONTACTS: Justice Charles W. Johnson, Washington Supreme Court 360-357-2020.
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