(OJAG (Code13)) PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT OF ATTORNEYS PRACTICING UNDER THE COGNIZANCE AND SUPERVISION OF THE JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL
|Publication Date:||20 January 2015|
Purpose. In furtherance of references (a) through (e), which require the Judge Advocate General of the Navy (JAG) to supervise the performance of legal services under JAG cognizance throughout the Department of the Navy (DON), this instruction is promulgated:
a. to establish Rules of Professional Conduct (the Rules) for attorneys subject to this instruction;
b. to establish procedures for receiving, processing, and taking action on complaints of professional misconduct made against attorneys practicing under the supervision of the JAG, whether arising from professional legal activities in DON proceedings and matters, or arising from other, non-U.S. Government related professional legal activities or personal misconduct that suggests the attorney is ethically, professionally, or morally unqualified to perform legal services within the DON;
c. to prescribe limitations on and procedures for processing requests to engage in the outside practice of law by those DON attorneys practicing under the supervision of the JAG; and
d. to ensure quality legal services at all proceedings under the cognizance and supervision of the JAG.