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    JAG Talk

    JAG Talk

    Audio | U.S. Navy JAG Corps

    About

    JAG Talk is a podcast series featuring Navy JAG community experts. Listen to in-depth discussions about different legal fields and hear insights and lessons learned from practitioners across our enterprise. The personal viewpoints expressed are the speaker's alone and are not the viewpoint of the Department of Defense or Department of the Navy.



    Episodes


    • JAG Talk - Episode 49: Legalman of the Year & Service Member of the Year

      Chief Legalman Rebecca Duclayan talks with the finalist selected for the 2021 JAG Corps Legalman of the Year and Naval Legal Service Command Service Member of the Year competition.

      05/09/2022


    • JAG Talk - Episode 48: Career Intermission Program

      LT Megan Martino talks with CDR Abby Surbella and LN1 (now LTJG) Chelse Wilson about their experience with the Career Intermission Program. The Career Intermission Program allows Officers and enlisted Sailors the ability to transfer out of the active component and into the Individual Ready Reserve for up to 3 years while retaining full health care coverage and base privileges. UPDATE: NAVADMIN 089/22 announced a legislative revision that reduces the Career Intermission Program service commitment, specifically, that CIP participants will payback one month, instead of two, for every month of program participation. This applies to all applications made after 27 December 2021.

      04/01/2022


    • JAG Talk - Episode 47: From the Desk of the CMC

      In celebration of the Legalman Rating's 50th anniversary, LN1 Anderson talked with LNCM Brook Larkins and LNCM (ret) Jondell Ritchie.

      02/21/2022


    • JAG Talk - Episode 46: Legalmen Around the Fleet

      In celebration of the Legalman Rating's 50th anniversary, LN1 Lauren Hawk and LNC Shamia Briscoe discuss Legalmen Around the Fleet.

      02/01/2022


    • JAG Talk - Episode 45: Legalman Reserve Community

      In celebration of the Legalman Rating's 50th anniversary, Legalman 1st Class Nina Kettles talk with Senior Chief Legalman Tegan Winters and Chief Legalman Melissa Crespo about their Reserve experience.

      01/27/2022


    • Episode 44: Leglamen on the Front Lines

      LN1 Veronica Watkins talks with LNCS Kevin Jaress and LN1 Lauren Hauck, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion FOUR.

      01/10/2022


    • Episode 43: Legalman Plank Owner Perspectives

      In celebration of the Legalman Rating 50th anniversary, Chief Legalman Bryan Fox talks with Mr. Alfred McMullen and Mr. Sandford Brink

      01/03/2022


    • JAG Talk - Episode 41: Living the JAG Community Governing Principles

      JAG Talk - Patty Babb, the public affairs officer for the Navy's JAG community, discusses the JAG Community Governing Principles with CDR Maryann Stampfli, LT Ben Maddox, LNC Eric Foster, LNC Daniela Briceno, Ms. Erica Riley, Ms. Cynthia Catalan Rodriquez, and LT Kirwinn Mike.

      05/04/2021


    • JAG Talk: Chapter 40 - Admiralty & Maritime Law (Code 11)

      Audition Template: 1 Mono Host track (with Speech Volume Leveler), 1 Mono Interview track (with Speech Volume Leveler), 1 Stereo Sound FX with effects, 1 Stereo Music Bed track. 44.1k, 16 bit, Stereo Master.

      05/01/2021


    • Chapter 42 - The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School (TJAGLCS)

      LCDR Parker Carlisle, LCDR Jennifer Johnson, and LCDR Jennifer Schwartau discuss the unique educational experience provided at the Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School.

      04/27/2021


    • JAG Talk Chapter 35: The Fallon Family

      Patty Babb, the public affairs officer for the Navy's JAG community, talks with Lt. Timothy Garcia, Legalman 1st Class Korrie Mckinney, and Samuel Mundell about how they keep their busy and remote office running.

      03/31/2021


    • JAG Talk Chapter 33: A Conversation with Capt. Ann Minami

      Audition Template: 1 Mono Host track (with Speech Volume Leveler), 1 Mono Interview track (with Speech Volume Leveler), 1 Stereo Sound FX with effects, 1 Stereo Music Bed track. 44.1k, 16 bit, Stereo Master.

      02/09/2021


    • Chapter 39: Obstacles and Opportunities - The Latinx Judge Advocate Experience

      Patty Babb, the public affairs officer for the Navy's JAG community, talks with LT Kevin Morris, LT Francesla Bridges, LT Eduardo Reyes Chavez, LTJG Carolina Gray, LT Lluvia Rodriguez, and LT Mely Rodriguez about the Navy Judge Advocate Hispanic Association (NJAHA).

      01/22/2021


    • JAG Talk Chapter 32: Nontraditional Leadership Opportunities - The Presidential Leadership Scholars Program

      Audition Template: 1 Mono Host track (with Speech Volume Leveler), 1 Mono Interview track (with Speech Volume Leveler), 1 Stereo Sound FX with effects, 1 Stereo Music Bed track. 44.1k, 16 bit, Stereo Master.

      01/11/2021


    • JAG Talk Chapter 31: Public Service Loan Forgiveness - A JAG Community Success Story

      JAG Talk Chapter 31: Public Service Loan Forgiveness - A JAG Community Success Story

      12/08/2020


    • JAG Talk Chapter 30: Follow Up - Reflections on the FTJA Experience

      JAG Talk: Chapter 30<br /> Follow Up: Reflections on the FTJA Experience

      10/12/2020


    • JAG Talk Chapter 38: Legal Assistance (Code 16)

      Legal assistance is one of three core areas critical to the readiness of naval forces. In addition to fostering readiness, legal assistance positively impacts the morale and welfare of service members and their families with legal solutions that improve their quality of life.

      09/18/2020


    • JAG Talk Chapter 29: Reflections on Teamwork from Defense Service Office North Branch Office Groton

      JAG Talk: Chapter 29<br /> Reflections on Teamwork from Defense Service Office North Branch Office Groton

      08/16/2020


    • JAG Talk Chapter 37: Administrative Law (Code 13)

      Lt. Ryan Turner talks with officers from each of the four Administrative Law Division (Code 13) branches to discuss a typical day in the life. The division advises Washington activities and field commands on law, policies, statutes, and regulations pertaining to Department of Navy (DoN) administration.

      07/13/2020


    • JAG Talk Chapter 36: The Gunfighters of Code 14: High Plains Federal Litigators

      Lt. Alyssa Williams talks with Mr. Grant Lattin, the first civilian Deputy Director of General Litigation (Code 14). The divison provides litigation support to the Department of Justice for civil cases incident to the operation of the Navy and Marine Corps.

      06/08/2020


    • JAG Talk Chapter 28: An FTJA's Experience Underway - Southern Seas Deployment 2019

      JAG Talk: Chapter 28<br /> An FTJA's Experience Underway - Southern Seas Deployment 2019

      05/19/2020


    • JAG Talk Chapter 27: Legalmen Conversations - Paralegal Utilization

      JAG Talk: Chapter 27<br /> Legalmen Conversations: Paralegal Utilization

      04/13/2020


    • Chapter 34: A Conversation with Capt. Laurin Eskridge

      Lt. Cmdr. Maren Kaiser talks with Capt. Laurin Eskridge.

      03/31/2020


    • JAG Talk Chapter 20: Accessions Naval Justice School

      JAG Talk: Chapter 20<br /> Accessions: Naval Justice School

      11/29/2019


    • JAG Talk Chapter 21: Legalmen Conversations - Training and Education

      JAG Talk: Chapter 21<br /> Legalmen Conversations: Training and Education

      09/17/2019


    • JAG Talk Chapter 23: Legalmen Conversations - Career Development Milestones

      JAG Talk: Chapter 23<br /> Legalmen Conversations: Career Development Milestones

      08/18/2019


    • JAG Talk Chapter 22: Professional Responsibility

      JAG Talk: Chapter 22<br /> Professional Responsibility

      05/21/2019


    • Episode 19: Accessions: Officer Development School

      Lt. Cmdr. Natasha Bode and Lt. Lindsay McCarl discuss Navy Officer Development School.

      12/12/2018


    • Episode 18: Accessions: Working with Your Local Recruiter

      Lt. Cmdr. Natasha Bode and Lt. Lindsay McCarl discuss the first step of the commissioning process.

      12/10/2018


    • Episode 17: Voir Dire: A Conversation with Command Master Chief Julie Tessmer

      In the second episode of the Reserve JAG community's Voir Dire podcast collection, Lt. Cmdr. Hunter Abell interviews Command Master Chief Julie Tessmer, Reserve Component JAG Law Program.

      12/07/2018


    • Episode 16: Combatant Command Assignments

      Lt. Cmdr. Denise Romeo, professional development officer at Region Legal Service Office Mid-Atlantic, discusses the selection process for an assignment at a Combatant Command with Cmdr. Marc Brewen, Deputy Staff Judge Advocate for United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM).

      11/20/2018


    • Episode 15: Civilian Training

      Members of the Navy JAG Corps Performance Management Division (Code 66) discuss civilian training best practices.

      11/13/2018


    • Episode 14: The Command Duty Officer Program at Region Legal Service Office Mid-Atlantic

      Lt. Cmdr. Denise Romeo, professional development officer at Region Legal Service Office Mid-Atlantic, discusses the Command Duty Officer (CDO) Program with Cmdr. Marc Brewen, former Executive Officer, Region Legal Service Office Mid-Atlantic, and how it is an important leadership experience for First Tour Judge Advocates.

      11/06/2018


    • Episode 13: Serving as a Judge on the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals

      Patty Babb, the public affairs officer for the Navy's JAG community, discusses the judicial screening board and the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals with Capt. Frank Hutchison and Capt. Marcus Fulton.

      10/23/2018


    • Episode 12: Junior Officer Transition from Active Duty to Reserve: 'To Be or Not to Be'?

      Lt. Cmdr. Denise Romeo, professional development officer at Region Legal Service Office Mid-Atlantic, discusses transitioning from active duty to the reserves with Capt. Armando Rodriguez-Feo.

      10/17/2018


    • Episode 11: Diversity Liaison Program

      Lt. Elizabeth Kiessling discusses the Diversity Liaison Program with Capt. Thomas Leary, Lt. Damon Burman, and Lt. Chris Ironroad. They talk about how the Navy JAG Corps has expanded relationships with diversity groups and the importance of inclusion.

      10/03/2018


    • Episode 10: Civilian Mentoring

      Capt. Gary Sharp and Mr. David DeRosa discuss mentoring best practices and the importance of the mentoring.

      09/24/2018


    • Episode 9: Voir Dire: A Conversation with Capt. Charles Koutras

      In the first episode of the Reserve JAG community's Voir Dire podcast collection, Lt. Cmdr. Hunter Abell asks 50 questions of Capt. Charles Koutras, force judge advocate at Commander, Navy Reserve Forces Command.

      09/18/2018


    • Episode 8: Reflections on the First Tour Judge Advocate Experience

      Lt. Cmdr. Denise Romeo, professional development officer at Region Legal Service Office Mid-Atlantic, sat down with two first tour judge advocates, Lt. Shauna Morris and Lt. Aaron Spencer, to discuss how they felt going into their second tours and their experiences preparing for that next assignment, the process, the excitement and fear!

      08/21/2018


    • JAG Talk Chapter 26: Legalmen Conversations - Mentorship and Headquarters Insights

      JAG Talk: Chapter 26<br /> Legalmen Conversations: Mentorship and Headquarters Insights

      07/11/2018


    • Episode 7: Lessons Learned and Reflections from Capt. Moira Modzelewski

      Patty Babb, the public affairs officer for the Navy's JAG community, interviews Capt. Moira Modzelewski, chief judge of the Navy, about career highlights, advice and lessons learned, and what makes her most excited about the future of our organization. Modzelewski retires in July, and Capt. Charles Purnell will assume her post as chief judge of Navy.

      06/29/2018


    • Episode 6: The Role of the Middle Manager

      Lt. Cmdr. Denise Romeo, professional development officer at Region Legal Service Office Mid-Atlantic, discusses the role of the middle manager with Capt. Peter Koebler. They talk about tips for success and how to bring value to the organization at that level.

      06/13/2018


    • JAG Talk Chapter 24: A Discussion with Retired Capt. Richard Giroux

      JAG Talk: Chapter 24<br /> A Discussion with Retired Capt. Richard Giroux

      05/08/2018


    • Episode 5: Deployments and Professional Development

      Lt. Cmdr. Alex Wann talks to Lt. Cmdr. Billy Holt about Deployments and Professional Development.

      05/02/2018


    • Episode 4: Tips for High-Visibility Investigations

      Lt. Cmdr. Denise Romeo and Capt. Peter Koebler discuss large-scale, complex investigations.

      03/28/2018


    • Episode 3: Innovation in the JAG Community

      Members of the JAG community Innovation Council discuss the new "JAG Crunch" challenge, and the importance of sharing and resourcing good ideas across the enterprise. They talk about why their council was formed, and how it can help eliminate barriers to innovation.

      03/13/2018


    • Episode 2: A Staff Judge Advocate's Perspective from Naval Forces Central Command

      Lt. Jennifer Johnson and Lt. Daniel Mangual talk to Capt. Shane Cooper about his work as the force judge advocate for Naval Forces Central Command.

      02/20/2018


    • Episode 1: Environmental Law

      Capt. Justin Clancy, Capt. Randy Vavra, and Cmdr. Brendan Burke discuss the Environmental Law Practice in the Navy JAG Corps.

      02/09/2018


    • JAG Talk Chapter 25: Legalmen Conversations - Competing Priorities in the Legal Field

      JAG Talk: Chapter 25<br /> Legalmen Conversations: Competing Priorities in the Legal Field

      01/09/2018