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About us

Office of Counsel serves as counselor to district decision makers, plays a critical role in facilitating the effective planning and smooth execution of Corps projects, advises on alternate dispute resolution and represents the Corps’ legal position and rights as an organization in such areas as contract law, environmental law, fiscal law, torts and admiralty claims, personnel law and equal employment opportunity.

Mission

The US Army Corps of Engineers Legal Services System is an integrated network of Counsel offices that spans the globe — 51 Offices in the Continental United States, as well as offices in Hawaii, Alaska, Korea, Japan and Germany. These offices employ over 450 attorneys and support staff. We are counselors to decision makers and play a critical role in the planning and execution of Corps projects. Our goal is to practice preventive law — to get out in front in the planning and design phases of Corps projects to facilitate smooth and effective execution. As attorneys, our mission is to represent Corps legal position and rights as an organization in such areas as contract law, environmental law, fiscal law, torts and admiralty claims, personnel law and EEO, just to name a few. But the Corps legal services organization also is respected as a leader in the Partnering and Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs.

The Jacksonville District Office of the Counsel is primarily responsible for the delivery of Corps legal services to the Jacksonville District, including preventative law and alternate disputes resolution, and for ensuring that compliance with government regulations, policy and guidance.

Contact Information

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
ATTN: Office of Counsel, Room 474
701 San Marco Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32207-8175

904-232-3535
Fax: 904-232-1954
CESAJ-OC@usace.army.mil

FOIA questions please call 904-232-2477
FOIA requests please e-mail FOIA-SAJ@usace.army.mil or FAX 904-232-3692