ENLISTED

PARALEGAL

UPHOLDING LAW AND ORDER

5J0X1

Just as in the civilian world, it’s essential that our Airmen have access to excellent legal services when necessary. Working under the supervision of Judge Advocate Generals (attorneys), Paralegal specialists help provide legal counsel and services to their clients. These legal experts work in a wide range of legal practices doing everything from research and interviews to processing cases and discovery management in order to ensure the law, order and discipline of the Air Force.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    High school diploma, GED, or an associate or higher education in lieu of high school diploma or GED

  • ASVAB REQUIREMENTS

    General AQE score of at least 51

  • QUALIFICATIONS

    For Direct Accessions:

    • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; speak clearly and distinctly
    • Ability to keyboard at a minimum rate of 25 words per minute
    • No significant record of emotional instability, personality disorder, or other unresolved mental health concerns that may impair of the paralegal duty function, or risk to the mission
    • No record of substance abuse, domestic violence, or child abuse
    • No convictions by courts-martial
    • No convictions by a civilian court, except for minor traffic violations and similar infractions
    • Paralegal Applicant Fact Sheet and Writing Sample
    • Tier 3 Investigation (National Agency Check, Local Agency Checks and Credit) in accordance with DoDM 5200.02 and AFMAN 16-1405
    • Completion of 8.5 weeks of Basic Military Training
    • Must be between the ages of 17 and 39

    For Retraining:

    • Have a current passing fitness score
    • Have a AF Form 422 with a PULHES of at least 333333 and medical recommendation
    • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; speak clearly and distinctly
    • Ability to keyboard at a minimum rate of 25 words per minute
    • No significant record of emotional instability, personality disorder, or other unresolved mental health concerns that may impair of the paralegal duty function, or risk to the mission
    • No record of substance abuse, domestic violence, or child abuse
    • No convictions by courts-martial
    • No convictions by a civilian court, except for minor traffic violations and similar infractions
    • Tier 3 Investigation (National Agency Check, Local Agency Checks and Credit) in accordance with DoDM 5200.02 and AFMAN 16-1405
    • Must be interviewed by and complete a 10-day observation period with the wing legal office
    • Must have a signed recommendation from the wing legal office Staff Judge Advocate and Law Office Superintendent, and 5J MFM or CFM approval

     

TRAINING & EDUCATION

How do we transform you from a raw recruit to an expert Airman in this field? From hands-on experience to college credit toward a degree, the path begins here.

  • BASIC MILITARY TRAINING

    8.5 weeks

  • TECHNICAL TRAINING

    35 days

  • TECH SCHOOL LOCATION

    Maxwell AFB AL

  • STATUS UPON COMPLETION

    Enlisted Airman with credits earned towards Paralegal

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Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.

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