Madigan Legal Office

Madigan Legal Office

Physical Address

Office of the Center Judge Advocate
9040B Jackson Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98431

*Located outside the Emergency entrance, in front of the MRI Building

Business Hours

Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Notary Service and Powers of Attorney
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Closed on Federal Holidays and selected training holidays

Contact Information

Front Desk: (253) 968-1525
Medical Affirmative Claims: (253) 968-1921


The Center Judge Advocate is the legal advisor to the Commander of Madigan Army Medical Center and is the point of contact for medical malpractice claims, medical affirmative claims, and legal reviews of all government agreements, gifts, and off-duty employment.

The Center Judge Advocate also provides military ID card holders the following legal services on a walk-in basis:

  • Full spectrum powers of attorney, including the medical durable power of attorney
  • Living wills
  • Limited Notary services

Emergency Will services are only available to terminally ill patients or those being discharged from Madigan into hospice care on a case by case basis only. Routine wills are available to all ID card holders at the JBLM Staff Judge Advocate Office within the Legal Assistance Division.

Please call (253) 968-1525 to confirm availability as our notaries may be in the main building assisting patients.

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