49th Wing Judge Advocate 
490 First Street 
Building 29, Room 1940
Phone: 575-572-7217
Org Box:


Monday - Wednesday: 0800-1530
Thursday: 0900-1530
Friday: 0800-1200

*Closed the last Friday of the month for training*

Services provided


  • Notary: If you have a document you need notarized feel free to walk-in during office hours. No appointment is needed.
  • Powers of Attorney: To expedite your visit, you can visit and follow the steps to input relevant information for your POA. Once complete, the site will generate ticket number(s). Bring those ticket numbers with you during office hours and we will complete the POA. 

Appointment Only:

  • Legal Assistance: Please call, e-mail the org box or stop by the front desk to schedule an appointment. Attorneys provide advice on personal and civil legal matters that are not limited to but include divorce, child custody, land-lord tenant issues and consumer issues. Appointments are in-person. Virtual appointments are available on a case-by-case basis.
  • Wills: Prior to booking an appointment please complete a Will Worksheet by visiting and following the prompts. Once complete, please contact/provide us with your ticket numbers to schedule the appointment.

Deploying members have priority for any appointments/legal assistance including assistance outside of normal duty hours if necessary. Just let us know what works for you.

Active Duty (Includes AFR & ANG on Title 10 Orders), Retirees, Dependents and others listed under AFI 51-304, paragraph 2.3.

Please do not bring anyone with you to your appointment who is not necessary to complete the service you are seeking. Anyone who accompanies you must understand that we will need to speak with you outside of their presence to maintain Attorney-Client Confidentiality. 

*Please note that you are responsible for ensuring that you have base access. 
An appointment with the Legal Office does NOT grant you access to base.*

Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE)

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Special Victims' Counsel (SVC)

SVC's Mission:

◘ Advocates your voice and choice
◘ Provides CONFIDENTIAL legal advice
◘ Protects your rights and privacy interests
◘ Provides legal assistance
◘ Advises you on the investigation and prosecution process
◘ Represents you in interview, hearings and military trials

Who does the SVC work for? → YOU!

◘ SVC's DO NOT work for anyone on your base except you
◘ SVC's have an independent chain of command in Washington, D.C.

Contact your SVC, SARC, FAP or legal office to request an SVC.

◘ Restricted reports: Go to the SVC, SARC, FAP, Chaplain or Healthcare provider to ensure the report remains restricted

Address: Bldg 788, Ste 407 Holloman AFB, NM 88330
Phone: 575-572-4941


Area Defense Counsel (ADC)

ADC's Mission:

◘ The ADC's primary duty is the representation of military members facing adverse actions
◘ The ADC owes each client the utmost in professional defense 

Key Take-Aways

◘ The ADC does not work for anyone on Holloman AFB 
◘ The ADC provides free and confidential legal advice to servicing clients 
◘ No adverse action is too small for ADC assistance

Address: Bldg 222, Ste 205 Holloman AFB, NM 88330
Phone: 575-572-3473