Welcome to the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate

Mission Statement

The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate is dedicated to providing legal services, counsel, and opinions to The Adjutant General and his respective staff, Directors of the Army and Air National Guard and their respective staffs, commanders, personnel, and the like concerning operational law, environmental law, contracts, administrative law, military justice and other areas of the law as necessary.

General Information
  • Powers of Attorney and notarizations may be obtained on a walk-in basis every day during normal business hours for those individuals authorized legal assistance.
  • Private consultations with the SJA are by appointments only.  For appointments, please contact the Paralegal Specialist.
  • The SJA does not appear with you as your attorney of record in any administrative hearing or court proceedings.

Legal Assistance

Legal Assistance Attorneys provide advice on most personal legal matters, review legal documents such as contracts and leases (if they are not related to a private income-producing business), and prepare wills, correspondence, and other legal documents. Some of the issues our attorneys may be able to assist you with are family law, estate planning, real property, consumer law and military administrative matters.

Trial Defense Service (TDS)

TDS mission is to provide defense legal services to Soldiers as required by law or as authorized by The Judge Advocate General. TDS provides a full-range of defense oriented legal services to Soldiers, including:
  • Representation of Soldiers charged with military offenses;
  • Representation of Soldiers during investigations and before separation or grade reduction boards;
  • Counseling of Soldiers regarding non-judicial punishment, and other adverse administrative actions taken pursuant to military regulations
To speak to a TDS attorney, please call the defense paralegal to schedule a consultation:
South Central TDS Hotline: 703-601-2301

Contact Information

The OSJA office is located at Joint Force Headquarters Building.

Staff Judge Advocate: (340) 712-7720

Air Guard SJA:  (340) 713-5740

Paralegal Specialist: (340) 712-7794

Mailing Address:

Virgin Islands National Guard
Joint Force Headquarters 
RR1 Box 9201
Kingshill VI 00850-9731
Staff Judge Advocate