The Civil Law Division provides assistance to commanders, management officials and the base population on a wide range of issues, including standard of conduct concerns, administrative law issues, claims and legal assistance.
Assistance is available by both appointment and during walk-in times. Please call (478) 926-9276 or DSN 468-9276 for walk-in times or to schedule an appointment to see an attorney.
Legal assistance is available to active duty military members and their families, retired military members and their families and members of the Guard (Title 10 status only) and members of the Reserves on active duty orders.
For more information, please visit Civil Law Division.
The Environmental Law Division addresses legal issues associated with Robins AFB environmental matters. Legal counsel is provided for a full range of environmental law issues including: compliance with federal, state, and local laws; management of hazardous substances and hazardous waste; environmental restoration; permitting requirements; and natural resources protection.
Contact (478) 222-0557 or DSN 472-0557 for assistance.
The Operations Law Division generally refers to legal rules applicable in actual military operations. It is normally defined as that body of domestic, foreign and international law that impacts upon the activities of U. S. forces in war and operations other than war.
Commanders must ensure their personnel are trained to comply with the Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC). All military personnel must accomplish this training every 20 months. LOAC training can be accomplished at the ADLS website.
The Labor Law Division provides representation and advice to management officials and Commanders on employment related matters and disputes related to Air Force civilian personnel. Examples of such matters are disciplinary actions, grievances and EEO complaints.
For all of your questions and inquires, please contact the Labor Law Division at (478) 222-0566 or DSN 472-0566.
The Military Justice Division provides guidance to commanders on nonjudicial punishment proceedings and courts-martial. Contact (478) 222-0550 or DSN 472-0550 for assistance.
The Area Defense Counsel program provides independent legal representation to military members suspected of an offense or facing adverse administrative actions. Contact the ADC at (478) 926-5852 or DSN 468-5852 for assistance.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline is 1-800-799-SAFE.
The National Sexual Assault Hotline is 1-800-656-HOPE.
As a federal crime victim or witness, you have rights. (Your Rights)
Children have special rights when they are the victim of or a witness to a crime. (Additional Rights for Children)
Information concerning the Victim/Witness Assistance Program at Robins Air Force Base and the programs/services available (VWAP Pamphlet)
Information to help the victim or witness of a crime after the conviction of the offender. There are several important steps that victims or witnesses should be aware of if they wish to have input into the clemency and parole process.
(VWAP Assistance Clemency and Parole)
Information explaining the Transitional Compensation Program and the Retired Pay for Abused Dependents Program (DoD Compensation Program)
Information about the State of Georgia Crime Victim Compensation Program. You do not have to be a victim in a state court to qualify for this fund. Victims of crimes committed by military members are eligible. Military members who have crimes committed against them are eligible. (State of Georgia Crime Victim Compensation Program)
Robins AFB Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Office (SAPRO)
The Department of Defense does not tolerate sexual assault and has implemented a comprehensive poilcy that reinforces a culture of prevention, response and accountability that ensures the safety, dignity and well-being of all members of the Armed Forces.
The Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC), located in Bldg. 707, can be reached at (478) 327-SARC (7272).
Answers to many of the common ethics related questions routinely asked are available through the documents on this site. If you can't find the answers to your questions among the documents listed here, please contact one of the ethics counselors at the telephone numbers listed below:
(478) 222-0578 or DSN 472-0578
Procurement Integrity Questions, Financial Disclosure
Reports (SF 278, OGE Form 450), Post Employment Issues
(478) 926-0630 or DSN 468-0630
Off-Duty Employment, Conflict of Interests, Gifts and Fundraising
If you are a former Air Force member or employee and you need advice on how post-government employment restrictions apply to you, contact the ethics counselor at (478) 222-0578, DSN 472-0578. If you want a formal opinion from our office on the applicability of these rules to you (commonly called a "30-day letter"), please download the worksheet from the link below and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ethics in General
Please contact an ethics attorney at (478) 926-9276 for general ethics questions.
Gifts Between Employees
Civilian Off-Duty Employment
AF Form 3902-Application/Approval for Off-Duty Emplymt
The Hatch Act
Fundraising Events and Campaigns
Post-Government Employment Pamphlet
Col. Matt Burris
Staff Judge Advocate
Directions to Legal Assistance, Building 708
From Watson Blvd (247): Enter the Watson Gate and continue until you reach Robins Parkway. Make a right turn onto Robins Parkway. Travel to Seventh Street. At the traffic light, turn left. Building 708 is on the right, across from the Medical and Dental Clinics.
From Russell Parkway: Enter the Russell Parkway Gate and continue to Seventh Street, then make a right turn. Building 708 is located on the right, across from the Medical and Dental Clinics.
General Mailing Address:
215 Page Road, Suite 186
Robins AFB, GA 31098-1662
(478) 926-9276, DSN 468-9276
Discover the possibilities of becoming an Air Force Judge Advocate. Each year, approximately 100-120 attorneys are selected as Air Force Judge Advocates through several different accession programs. JAG Recruiting Information
Interested in becoming an Active Duty or Reserve Paralegal for the Air Force? Contact the Law Office Superintendent at (478) 222-0559 or DSN 472-0559. Paralegal Recruiting