Honoring our JAG corps members

This award, a joint effort of the American Bar Association Young Lawyer Division and Judge Advocate Association, recognizes the legal contributions of one young judge advocate from each uniformed service: the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Coast Guard. Every judge advocate command is encouraged to nominate one young officer under the conditions herein. The 2019-2020 Outstanding Young Military Lawyer Award (OYMLA) nomination process has not yet opened.

2019 - Honorees


Nominees must be active duty officers under the age of 36, or first admitted to practice by his or her bar association within the past 5 years. Nominations are being taken through April 15, 2021!

Nominations - Form and Rules