Defense Legal Services Agency Law and Legal Definition

This is an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense which provides legal advice and services to all agencies in the Department. The services include technical support and assistance for development of the Department of Defense (DoD) Legislative Program, coordinating DoD positions on legislation and Presidential Executive Orders; providing a centralized legislative document reference and distribution point for the DoD; maintaining the Department’s historical legislative files; developing DoD policy for standards of conduct and administering the Standards of Conduct Program for the OSD and other assigned organizations; and administering the Defense Industrial Security Clearance Review Program.