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Rating Badge LN.jpg
Rating insignia
Issued by: United States Navy
Type Enlisted rating
Abbreviation LN
Specialty Administration


Legalman (abbreviated as LN) is a United States Navy occupational rating.




  • Perform paralegal duties under the direction and supervision of Judge Advocates in providing and administering legal services, including matters concerned with military justice, administrative discharges, claims, admiralty law and legal assistance
  • Record and transcribe proceedings of courts-martial, courts of inquiry, investigations and military commissions and prepare and submit necessary records and reports
  • Prepare correspondence
  • Conduct interviews
  • Perform legal research of pertinent material for evaluation
  • Provide advice and assistance to personnel and command on matters of legal administration[1]


See also





“Navy enlisted manpower and personnel classifications”. Bureau of Naval Personnel. United States Navy. Retrieved 2007-01-11.