WHAT WE DO
The USU Office of General Counsel is part of the Defense Legal Services Agency and serves the USU community. We provide timely and cogent legal advice, workable solutions, and objective, zealous representation to advance military health education and research. Our attorneys specialize in a wide range of complex law, including: education, fiscal, employment, contract, administrative, government ethics, healthcare, bioethics, technology transfer, legal assistance, and military.
Brigade Judge Advocate General (JAG) provides legal support to the USU Brigade Commander and all military members billeted at USU. For all active duty military employees billeted at USU, the USU JAG can provide guidance on ethics matters such as Outside Activity Requests, Fundraising, foreign travel, and Student Promotions Committee advising. Legal services are available to active duty, retirees, and dependents.
Neither the University nor the United States Government warrants the accuracy and reliability of the information contained herein. No liability is assumed.
FEDERAL HEALTH LAW COURSE
The Federal Health Law Course is the primary source of health care law training for health law attorneys throughout the DoD and VA. It provides a unique forum for health care law professionals throughout the DoD and other federal agencies to discuss critical health care issues.
25th Annual FEDERAL HEALTH LAW COURSE (FHLC 2022)
Dates: August 23-24, 2022
Location: Defense Health Headquarters (DHHQ) and through online broadcast via MS Teams.
An icebreaker will be scheduled after hours on August 23rd at Blackfinn Restaurant, Falls Church, Virginia. Additional details to follow.
Course agenda, course registration, and other course updates will be provided here when available.
Registration is now open via Max.gov. Please follow the instructions below to register:
1. Already have a Max.gov account:
If you already have a Max.gov account, please follow this direct link to the FHLC 2022 registration page: https://community.max.gov/x/1mHMi
2. Do not have a Max.gov account:
If you do not already have a Max.gov account you will need to establish one.
This service is free and should automatically verify your registration if you are using a CAC/PIV or an email address with a domain of .gov or .mil. If your email domain is not one of these, you may separately verify that you hold a government email address by following the verification prompts through Max.gov.
Creating an Account: Go to the main Max.gov page by typing max.gov(link is external) into your browser, or by selecting this hyperlink: https://portal.max.gov/portal/home (link is external)
In the top right corner, select the green button, Register Now. You have the option to register using your CAC/PIV card or by using your email address. You may use either, just follow the prompts. An activation email may be sent to your government email address to complete the registration and verification process.
If you are unable to register using Max.gov or have other course related questions, please email FHLCemail@example.com.
MILITARY HEALTH LAW NETWORK - RESEARCH HELPER
This is a compilation of legal authorities covering topics of interest to the military medical/ federal health law community, listed in alphabetical order by subject. This is a reference resource compiled and maintained by OGC. To access the current version, please follow the link here: MHLN HELPER
Personal legal assistance services are available to USU active duty service members, dependents, and retirees through the Brigade Judge Advocate. The legal assistance resources available on the OGC site are available to the USU community and public but do not constitute the provision of legal services through the Office of General Counsel.
PAUL HUTTER, GENERAL COUNSEL, DESIGNATED AGENCY ETHICS OFFICIAL (DAEO)
4301 Jones Bridge Road, A1030
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799
Phone: (301) 295-3028
USU ETHICS PROGRAM
Phone: (301) 295-3028