Definitions for judge advocate
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
judge′ ad′vocate(n.)(pl.)judge advocates.
a staff officer designated as legal adviser to a commander and charged with the administration of military justice.
Origin of judge advocate:
an officer assigned to the judge advocate general
a staff officer serving as legal adviser to a military commander
A commissioned officer acting as a lawyer to advise a court martial on points of law or to act as prosecutor.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
An officer of the Judge Advocate General
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