James P. Benoit

Professorial Lecturer in Law
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
[email protected]

Mr. Benoit retired from the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps in 2015, and presently works as the Assistant to the Deputy General Counsel (Management), Navy Office of the General Counsel. He has held a number of positions, including Staff Judge Advocate (legal advisor) to: the U.S. Military Representative to NATO (Brussels, Belgium), Expeditionary Strike Group Three (San Diego, CA), Joint Interagency Task Force West (Alameda, CA), and the USS FRANK CABLE (AS 40—Guam). He also taught international law at The Army Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School from 2006-2008 in Charlottesville, VA.


BS, Cornell University; MBA, Cornell University; LLM, George Washington University; JD, McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific