November 01, 2018 LAMP

About Us

About LAMP

The mission of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel is to:

  1. Foster the continued growth of the military legal assistance programs;
  2. Promote the delivery of legal services to military personnel and their family members, and to persons accompanying the armed forces outside the United States, on their personal legal affairs; and
  3. Maintain close liaison with the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security (with respect to the U.S. Coast Guard), the military services, bar associations and appropriate committees of the Association to enhance the scope, quality and delivery of free or affordable legal services to eligible legal assistance clients.

Contact Us

Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel
American Bar Association
321 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654-7598
Fax Number: 312/932-6433


Mary Meixner
Staff Counsel
Telephone: 312-988-5783

Chair's Column

By Steven J. Lepper, Maj Gen, USAF (ret.)
Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel

I am humbled and honored to follow in the footsteps of a long line of distinguished public servants as I assume the Chair of the Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel.  My predecessor, Butch Tate, entered his term of service with three goals:  sustaining the legal assistance mission, identifying and filling gaps in new areas where we are uniquely positioned to address legal needs, and continuing collaborations with similarly focused local, state, and national programs.  His success in each of these areas make his shoes extremely hard to fill. Read more >>>

Committee Roster

Steven J. Lepper
Warrenton, VA

William Erik Brown
San Antonio, TX

Travis A. Cushman
Great Falls, MT

Dawn M. Du Verney
Charleston, WV

Elizabeth Grace Jamison
Alexandria, VA

Lesley Pate Marlin
Fairfax, VA

Adam Siegler
Los Angeles, CA

Aniela Szymanski
Alexandria, VA

Daniel Sylvester
Chicago, IL

Courtney Weiner
Washington, DC

Gregory L. Ulrich
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI