Office of General Counsel

General Counsel


The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Office of the General Counsel facilitates DoDEA's global educational mission by providing high quality and timely legal advice and counsel, effective advocacy, and creative problem-solving.


To be a premier Defense Legal Services Agency legal office composed of talented, trained, and dedicated professionals located world-wide and working together to support DoDEA's educational mission.

Core Values:

Integrity - Commitment to honesty, fairness, and high ethical standards and being accountable for everything we do.

Excellence - Commitment to proactive customer-focused service of the highest quality.

Continuous Improvement - Commitment to personal and professional growth of each individual and improvement of processes and practices.

Team - Commitment to working collaboratively and valuing the diversity of members to maximize team synergy.

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