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Navy Disability Attorney Program Legal Assistance Division (OJAG Code 16) Legal Advocacy for Service Members in the Integrated Disability Evaluation System. Presented by Mr. Del Grissom, Esq. Navy Disability Attorney, Walter Reed NMMC Bethesda, Maryland. Agenda.

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Navy Disability Attorney Program

Legal Assistance Division

(OJAG Code 16)

Legal Advocacy for Service Members in the Integrated Disability Evaluation System

Presented by

Mr. Del Grissom, Esq.

Navy Disability Attorney, Walter Reed NMMC

Bethesda, Maryland

agenda
Agenda
  • Navy and Marine Corps Disability Attorney Client Services
  • Organizational Structure
  • IDES Process
  • Current Issues
  • POCs
  • Questions
navy and marine corps disability attorney services
Navy and Marine Corps Disability Attorney Services
  • Navy and Marine Corps Disability Attorneys provide legal advice and assistance to wounded, ill and injured Servicemembers navigating the Disability Evaluation System (DES) process as they are evaluated for potential retention, medical separation or medical retirement
  • Navy DES Attorneys are divided into two categories:
  • Informal PEB (IPEB) Located at MTFs in Various AORs
    • Navy Disability Attorneys review and develop Medical Evaluation Board packages for Service members prior to adjudication by the Physical Evaluation Board (PEB)
    • Managed by Code 16 & USMC
    • Formal PEB (FPEB)
    • Provide individual representation for Sailors and Marines before the Formal Physical Evaluation Board (PEB) onboard the Washington Navy Yard
    • Manned by Navy & Marine Corps Judge Advocates & Navy Civilian Attorney
    • Managed by Code 16
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FY14 USN/USMC IPEB AORs & Average Client Loads

Key

DON/AA funded billets

FSA funded billets

USNR ADSW funded billet

Active Duty USMC JA

USMCR funded billets

Federal Health Care

Center, Great Lakes, IL

Mr. Dave Hoerber

AOR=Great Lakes,

Bremerton, Oak Harbor

625 Clients/Atty

Washington

Navy Yard

Ms. Karen Morrisroe

Henderson Hall

Maj William Collins,

USMC

WRNMMC,

Bethesda, MD

Mr. Del Grissom

Ms. Liz Moores

LtCol Steve Lyons,

USMC

AOR=Annapolis,

Groton, Newport,

Patuxent River, Quantico

340 Clients/Atty

NH Camp Pendleton, CA

Mr. Ramon Lao

LtCol Kurt Larson,

USMCR

AOR= Camp Pendleton,

29 Palms, Lemoore

397 Clients/Atty

17 IPEB Counsel

6DON/AA

5 FSA

1 USMC

5USMCR

NMC Portsmouth, VA

Mr. Jason Fritz

Ms. Esther Jiles-

Yarbrough

AOR=Portsmouth

443 Clients/Atty

NMC San Diego, CA

Mr. Camilo Kafie

LtCol Robert Marshall,

USMCR

AOR=San Diego, Hawaii,

821 Clients/Atty

Pensacola

NH Camp Lejeune, NC

Ms. Samantha Keck

Maj Phil Giarraputo,

USMCR

Capt Kevin Knightly,

USMCR

AOR=Camp Lejeune,

Cherry Point,

Beaufort, Charleston

566 Clients/Atty

NH Pensacola, FL

Mr. Glen Chidester

AOR=Pensacola,

Corpus Christi

303 Clients/Atty

NH Jacksonville, FL

Mr. Chris Perone

AOR=Jacksonville

457 Clients/Atty

fy14 usn usmc fpeb manning
FY14 USN/USMC FPEB Manning

Code 16

JAL

Navy Program

Manager

Key

DON/AA funded billets

Active Duty Navy JA billets

FSA funded billets

USNR (ADSW) fundedbillet

USMCR funded billets

USMC Program Manager

LT Caleb Christian,

USN

LT Jeremy Wall,

USN

LT Shaka Thorne, USN

Maj Carla Sloane,

USMCR

Civ Atty

Ms. Angela Kaul

Capt Joel

Pettit,

USMCR

Capt Mike Collins,

USMCR

7FPEB Attorneys (FY14)

1DON/AA Atty

2Active Duty Navy JA

1 USNR (ADSW) Atty

3USMCR Attys

Code 16 Program Manager

supervises all FPEB attorneys

while USMC retains Marine

Fitness Report function.

OPCON =

Coordinate =

ides process
IDES Process
  • Medical Evaluation Board (MEB) phase
    • Referral
    • Non-Medical Assessment
    • VA Compensation and Pension Examinations (C&P)
    • Narrative Summary (NARSUM)
    • Informal Findings
  • Physical Evaluation Board (PEB) phase
    • Case docketed
    • Reconsideration
    • VA Reconsideration of Unfit rating (%)
    • Formal Hearing
    • Petition For Review (PFR)
  • Transition phase
current issues
Current Issues
  • 100% Service member contact goal
  • Reservist cases and Line of Duty challenges
  • Quality/Completeness v. Swift “Metric-Driven” goals
  • Training on IDES/ DTM policies
  • TBI and/or PTSD cases
  • Outreach
    • Reserve units, recruiting offices, Temporary Disability Retirement List members
    • SJA/General Counsel Staff
    • Commands
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POCs
  • Ms. Karen Morrisroe, OJAG Code 16, Navy Disability Program Manager, karen.morrisroe@navy.mil

Office: (202) 685-7182

  • Maj Bill Collins, HQ USMC/JAL, Marine Corps Disability Counsel Program Manager, william.collins@usmc.mil

Office: (703) 693-9384

  • Mr. Del Grissom, WRNMMC/NCA Navy Disability Attorney, phillip.d.grissom@health.mil

Office: (301) 319-7831

  • Ms. Liz Moores, WRNMMC/NCA Navy Disability Attorney, elizabeth.c.moores.civ@health.mil

Office: (301) 319-8125