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Legal Services

The Region Legal Service Office (RLSO), Naval District Washington, is a customer-service organization providing legal services to Midshipmen, active duty service members and their dependents, reservists on active duty for 30 days or more, and retirees, as resources permit. The RLSO attorney can help eligible clients with legal assistance matters including (but not limited to) divorce, child custody, landlord-tenant disputes, immigration, and drafting wills.


Appointments are available in person at:

Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling            Washington Navy Yard 
Building 20, Suite 349  Building 200, Suite 1600 
(202) 767-7588  (202) 685-5569 

For more information on legal services offered in the DMV area, please go to the JAG Corps website located at the following link: Home (

Notary and power of attorney service are available on a walk-in basis from 0800 to 1600 daily.  Please call first to ensure availability. 


USNA Staff Judge Advocate's Office  Midshipmen and Eligible USNA Staff/Faculty only 
Larson Hall, Room 308  Bancroft Hall, Room 8002 
(410) 293-1564  (410) 293-7602 

Note: The RLSO does not assist in defense matters. All service members who are being investigated for UCMJ offenses, scheduled to appear at NJP (Captain's Mast), being processed for administrative separation, or facing court-martial charges, should immediately call the Defense Service Office at (410) 293-2268/DSN 281 to speak to an attorney. 


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