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Contact Us

Legal Assistance
2304 Cadet Drive, Suite 2100
U.S. Air Force Academy, CO 80840
Phone: 719-333-3920
Direction to North Gate
Direction to South Gate
Map & Directions from North & South Gates

Regular Hours

USAFA/JA Duty Hours:
Mondays thru Fridays, 0730 - 1630
Fridays, 0730 - 1200, office closed for training (no USAFA business, legal assistance appointments, or walk-in services)

Legal Assistance Appointments:
(wills, health care powers of attorney, living wills, and other personal civil matters by appointment only)
Tuesdays, 1300 - 1600
Thursdays, 0830 - 1130

Walk-in Services:
(notaries and non-health care powers of attorney available on walk-in basis)
Mondays thru Thursdays, 0800 - 1600
Fridays, 1200 - 1600 only


Legal Assistance

The USAF Academy Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, Community Legal Services staff provides legal assistance to eligible active duty servicemembers, reserve members and guardsmen on federal orders, retirees, and their dependents. Legal assistance is limited to personal, civil matters, and includes trust and estate work, powers of attorney, notarial services, and general legal questions regarding personal civil matters.

For all legal assistance services, clients must show their Department of Defense Identification Card to the staff to verify legal assistance eligibility.

Wills, Living Wills, and Healthcare Powers of Attorney - Before scheduling an appointment with a legal assistance lawyer for a will, living will, or healthcare power of attorney, you need to complete a "legal worksheet" with what kind of document you want and your personal information. Legal worksheets are located at the Air Force Legal Assistance Website . Once at the Air Force Legal Assistance Website, select the link for "Legal Worksheets," then select the link for "Create Will and Advance Medical Directive Worksheet."

Upon completion of the worksheet, you will receive an 8-character "Ticket Number" with lowercase letters, capital letters, and numbers. Save that Ticket Number, then call DSN 333-3920, (719) 333-3920, to schedule your appointment.

Powers of Attorney - Our legal assistance paralegals can assist you with creating, executing, and notarizing powers of attorney (including general and special powers of attorney). You do not need an appointment with an attorney for a general or special power of attorney. Instead, please complete a "legal worksheet" with what kind of document you want and your personal information. Legal worksheets are located at the Air Force Legal Assistance Website . Once at the Air Force Legal Assistance Website, select the link for "Legal Worksheets," then select the link for "Create Power of Attorney (POA) Worksheet," then select the type of power of attorney you want.

Upon completion of the worksheet, you will receive an 8-character "Ticket Number" with lowercase letters, capital letters, and numbers. Save that Ticket Number, and come to the legal office during walk-in hours. There is no need to schedule an appointment.

Notaries - Our legal assistance paralegals and attorneys can notarize documents for you during walk-in hours. There is no need to schedule an appointment.

General Legal Questions - Before scheduling an appointment with a legal assistance lawyer for general legal questions, please review the informational brochures provided below. Further information is located at the Air Force Legal Assistance Website . Once at the Air Force Legal Assistance Website, select "Legal Information." If you still have questions concerning your particular issue, then call DSN 333-3920, (719) 333-3920, to schedule your appointment.

Emergency Services - For servicemembers scheduled for deployments, legal assistance paralegals and attorneys can provide certain services outside of regular legal assistance hours, depending on the circumstance. Call DSN 333-3920, (719) 333-3920 for such emergency services.