The Claims The Claims Division adjudicates personal claims for property damage incident to service filed by Soldiers. We also receive, investigate, and adjudicate all claims filed against the United States Army in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Additionally, we assert claims on behalf of the United States against third parties responsible for damages and expenses incurred by the Federal Government. We are located at 214 Brooke Street. We may be contacted at 787-707-5199 or via e-mail at: Claims Division
The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate provides translation services of legal documents for eligible
clients. Legal documents submitted for translation must be for official business only and will be
determined if the translation can be provided on a case by case basis. We are located at 214 Brooke
Street. We may be contacted at 787-707-5146 or via e-mail at:
Legal Assistance Division
The Legal Assistance office provides notary services, powers of attorney, affidavits, and legal
counsel/orientation services to active duty servicemembers, retirees, and their family members.
The Legal Assistance Office is located at 214 Brooke Street. We may be contacted at
787-707-5138/5147 or via e-mail at: Legal Assistance
Criminal Law Division
The Criminal Law Division advises commanders and staff concerning all adverse actions against
Soldiers, including non-judicial punishment (Article 15), administrative separations, administrative reprimands,
We are located at 214 Brooke Street. We may be contacted at
787-707-5135 or via e-mail at: Criminal Law Division
Law Division advises commanders and staff on matters concerning contracting and fiscal law, environmental law, labor law, Ethics,
and general military installation law.
We are located at 214 Brooke Street. We may be contacted at 787-707-5163 or via e-mail at:
Civil/Admin Law Division
The Fort Buchanan Ethics Couselor, Installation Legal Officce, assists in administering the Army's worldwide ethics program. The Ethics Counselor can assist you with all ethics matters in the following subjects areas: standards of ethical conduct; activities with non-federal entities; outside speaking, teaching, and writing; conficts of interest; political activities; private organizations an non-federal entities; financial and employment disclosure; post- government employment; gifts; use of government resources, contact with Defense contractors; procurement integrity; and ethics training. We are located at 214 Brooke Street. We may be contacted at 787-707-5163 or via e-mail at: Ethics
Trial Defense Service
The 154th Legal Support Organization provides defense counsel services to U.S.
Army Reserve Soldiers with a duty station in the eastern United States.
To request counsel please refer to the 154th LSO Portal which can be accessed through www.jagcnet.army.mil or by using the direct link below:
The 154th Legal Support Organization (TDS) may also be reached by mail at:
154th LSO TDS
Lieber USAR Reserve Center
6901 Telegraph Road
Alexandria, VA 22310
Telephone: 1-703-960-7393 or 1-866-763-3552
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