Army 2LT Christian “C.J.” Nee (Scalia Law ’17)

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M-VETS SA 2016-2017

Second Lieutenant Christian “C.J.” Nee is a recent graduate of Scalia Law and a three semester Student Advisor with M-VETS. During law school, C.J. was an evening student, working full-time during the day as a paralegal at the Department of Justice and later as a Law Clerk on the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations for U.S. Senator Tom Carper’s Office. Prior to attending law school, C.J. graduated summa cum laude from Florida State University with a double major in Political Science and Criminal Justice and Criminology.


After graduating law school in 2017, C.J. entered Officer Candidate School (“OCS”) in Fort Benning, Georgia. Forgoing direct commission as a JAG Officer after law school, C.J. spent 12 weeks at OCS and was commissioned as a military intelligence officer in the United States Army. Nee says his work with M-VETS and with Senator Carper’s Office fueled his desire to serve his country. C.J.’s advice for law students considering a career in the military is to fully understand and accept the responsibility, commitment, and sacrifice required to join and serve in the military.