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Legal AdministratorsBusiness Management & Administration
Legal administrators normally work in offices on military bases or aboard ships.
Average Military Salary
Legal administrators coordinate, direct, assist, and advise leaders in matters of military justice administration and the provision of legal services. They initiate personnel investigations and disciplinary actions. They also provide administrative and technical assistance in courts-martial, investigations, administrative boards, and personal affairs.
Officers typically enter the Military after they have completed a four-year college degree; enlisted service members can transition to officer positions through a variety of pathways and earn a degree while serving. Job training for legal administrators primarily consists of classroom instruction and on-the-job learning in various training environments. Like other officers, they complete a comprehensive training program covering responsibilities, military structure and etiquette, traditions, and leadership development.
- Ability to analyze and solve problems quickly
- Ability to coordinate several activities at once
- Ability to work effectively with people
- Attention to detail
- Good organizational and management skills
- Strong communication skills
Related Civilian Careers
- Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
- Paralegals and Legal Assistants
- Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants