Qualified Military Counsel Law and Legal Definition

Qualified military counsel means “judge advocates assigned to or employed by the Military Services and designated by the respective Judge Advocate General, or a designee, to be professionally qualified and trained to perform defense counsel responsibilities.” [32 CFR 153.3; Title 32-National Defense; Subtitle A-Department Of Defense; Chapter I-Office Of The Secretary Of Defense; Subchapter E-Regulations Pertaining To Military Justice; Part 153 -Criminal Jurisdiction Over Civilians Employed By Or Accompanying The Armed Forces Outside The United States, Certain Service Members, And Former Service Members]