Dean Thomas J. Romig Presented the Thirtieth Charles L. Decker Lecture in Administrative and Civil Law
Dean Thomas J. Romig presented the Thirtieth Charles L. Decker Lecture in Administrative and Civil Law at The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School, United States Army, located in Charlottesville, Virginia in May.
The Charles L. Decker Chair of Administrative and Civil Law was established at the Judge Advocate General’s School in 1972 to honor and recognize the contributions of the founder and first Commandant of the school, Charles L. Decker.
The Judge Advocate General invites a distinguished speaker each year to present the Charles L. Decker Lecture in Administrative and Civil Law.
The title of Dean Romig’s lecture was "Serving as Judge Advocate General of the Army.”
Romig served four years as the 36th Judge Advocate General of the Army, retiring in 2005 from the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps after 34 years of service. He led and supervised an organization of more than 9,000 personnel comprised of 5,000 active and reserve military and civilian attorneys and more than 4,000 paralegal and support personnel spread throughout 328 separate offices in 22 countries. He oversaw a world-wide legal practice including civil and criminal litigation, international law, administrative law, labor and employment law, environmental law, claims, and ethics compliance.