The mission of the Ninth Coast Guard District Legal Office is to:
• Provide expert legal counsel to achieve the operational goals of the Ninth District Commander.
• Provide the legal services our units need to most effectively accomplish Coast Guard missions.
• Provide legal assistance support to our people to maximize readiness. If you need legal assistance, please contact the D9 Legal office.
• Engage U.S. Attorneys and state prosecutor offices to support prosecutions that further Coast Guard missions and objectives.
If you are a member of the U.S. Armed Forces or a dependent in need of legal assistance, please call our office at (216) 902-6010 to confirm eligibility and schedule an appointment (via phone or in person) with our legal assistance attorney in Cleveland, OH. You may also use the Armed Forces Office Locator to find a legal assistance office near you.
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