Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Marine Corps Judge Advocate Informational Lunch Presentation and Interviews

Capt. Preston Selleck, US Marine Corps Judge Advocate, will visit the law school on Thursday, May 2nd. During his visit he will host an informational lunch for students who would like to learn more about being a Judge Advocate. He will also be available for one-on-one informational interviews.

To RSVP for the lunch (food will be provided by CPD) and/or to request a one-on-one meeting time with Capt. Selleck, please email Erin Fullner. This is an incredible opportunity for those considering a legal career in the military!
Capt. Selleck's first duty station was Camp Pendleton, CA where he served as defense counsel, primarily representing clients within 1st Marine Division.  During his time as defense counsel he was detailed to more than 125 cases.
Capt. Selleck was then Battalion Judge Advocate to 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) Battalion.  He served with 1st LAR in support of their mission during Operation Enduring Freedom from August, 2011 until June, 2012.  1st LAR operated in the Reg-E Khan Neshin District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. As the Battalion Judge Advocate, Capt. Selleck was the general legal advisor to the Commanding Officer of 1st LAR.  Capt. Selleck’s duties included operational advice and planning, managing detainee operations, oversight of fiscal operations, investigations, and the occasional, though rare, combat patrol.  1st LAR’s tour in Afghanistan spanned from October, 2011 to May, 2012.
After returning to the US, Capt. Selleck was transferred to the Office of Military Commissions in Washington, D.C.  He was assigned as defense counsel and is currently serving as support counsel in the case of United States of America v. Mr. Abd Al Rahim Hussayn Muhammad Al-Nashiri, the alleged mastermind of the October 12, 2000 USS Cole bombing.