Eleanor Magers Vuono

Portrait of Eleanor Magers Vuono

Eleanor Magers Vuono

Professorial Lecturer in Law


2000 H Street, NW Washington DC 20052

Eleanor Magers Vuono clerked in the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia before serving on active duty as an Army Judge Advocate and an Assistant to the Army General Counsel in the Pentagon. As a military prosecutor, she tried felony cases of assault, drug distribution, and rape. She also managed a legal assistance office of military and civilian lawyers, responsible for providing legal services to eligible soldiers and family members on issues involving landlord/tenant law, family law, contracts, estate and property law, and administrative matters. She was the senior staff attorney for the Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces before launching a freelance brief writing practice, where she wrote trial and appellate briefs for small firms and solo practitioners. She currently works at the Department of Defense, Office of the General Counsel as a member of the Military Justice Review Group. In addition to teaching part-time as an adjunct at GW, she is a lecturer at Catholic University law school. She also is the President of the Military Spouse JD Network, a bar association for military spouse attorneys.

BA, Princeton University; JD, University of Virginia School of Law