18 Aug 2398



Ranks listed are the ideal for that position. An individual possessing one rank below the rank listed may hold that position in an 'acting' capacity until he or she is promoted or replaced.


* This position may only be held by an officer.

* This position may only be held by an NCO (Non-Commissioned Officer).

* This position is discretionary, and may not be found on all vessels and outposts.

Judge Advocates

Judge Advocates aboard a starship or facility oversee all Starfleet legal matters. They provide legal advice to the Commanders of the ship they are assigned to and are also responsible for convening courts martial. They are charged with both the defence and prosecution of military law as provided in the Uniform Code of Justice.

Rank/Rate Requirements for position:

Officer: Lieutenant Junior Grade (LTJG)*