Homefront to Hired

Are you a firm or company interested in making a commitment to support military spouses in the legal profession? Become a Homefront to Hired partner! Check out the Homefront to Hired brochure and email homefronttohired@msjdn.org for more information.

On the job hunt? Check out our Homefront to Hired partners who have committed to hiring military spouse attorneys. Follow the application instructions below to be considered through the Homefront to Hired partnership:

  • U.S. Air Force Military Spouse Attorney Hiring Program:  The Program allows military spouse attorneys to be noncompetitively hired into civilian attorney positions in the U.S. Air Force TJAG’s hiring authority pursuant to Air Force Instruction 51-101, Chapter 8.  It requires the attorney to be a graduate of an ABA-accredited law school; be licensed and in good standing; reside within the local commuting area of, or have orders to, the position’s locale; and meet the Department of Defense Instruction 14402.02 and Air Force Instruction 51-101 minimum qualifications. The Program is limited to military spouse attorneys currently married to a military sponsor “in the Regular component” of any branch of service. Additional eligibility requirements are listed in this announcement.  To be considered for this Program, the military spouse attorney must be register with the U.S. Air Force Professional Development Directorate of the Office of The Judge Advocate General (AF/JAX) and submit this form. For further information, military spouse attorneys can contact AF/JAX at AF.JAX.Workflow@us.af.mil or 703-614-3021.
  • Attorneys in Motion:  Send your resumé to the following email address and include your MSJDN member status in your email:
  • Department of Defense Office of General Counsel: DOD Office of General Counsel maintains a resume bank that supervising attorneys use throughout DOD OGC, DLSA, and field offices to fill vacant attorney positions. All individuals, whether or not currently employed as DoD civilian attorneys, interested in being considered for such positions are invited to submit resumés, for inclusion in the DoD General Counsel’s resumé file. Click here for instructions. (DOD is not a MSJDN partner but welcomes military spouse attorneys to apply).
  • Hire an Esquire: Include your military spouse status when you apply.
  • Army Office of the Judge Advocate General Noncompetitive Military Spouse Attorney Placement Program: Email your resumé and a copy of your spouse’s orders to be added to the military spouse attorney database for civilian attorney positions with the Army.  Point of contact is:  Heather S. Ingrum Gipson
    JAG Corps Military Spouse Attorney Hiring Program Manager & CP-56 Assistant Chief
    Office of the Judge Advocate General
    Labor & Employment Division
    2200 Army Pentagon, Rm 3D548
    Washington, DC 20310-2200
    Office:  (703) 697-3810
  • ServingTalent: Full-service recruiting agency that actively places professional military and government spouses in on-site and remote full-time, part-time, and/or contract-based jobs. Owners Maggie Varona and Marcelle Yeager are U.S. Navy and State Department spouses who are intimately familiar with the challenges associated with being a traveling partner. ServingTalent seeks to grow its pool of attorneys at all career levels as they anticipate future opportunities, and accepts resumes from all spouses and partners. If you would like to submit your resume, please send it to info@servingtalent.com and note in your email that you found out about ServingTalent through MSJDN. As of February 2018, ServingTalent is looking to fill the positions listed in this spreadsheet. If interested, send an email to bconlin@servingtalent.com with the city and job title in the subject line.

Annually, MSJDN recognizes an employer making a meaningful difference in the workplace for military spouse attorneys and their families.