Daria P. Wollschlaeger, COL, JA, US Army
Deputy Dept. Chair
Colonel Daria P. Wollschlaeger resumed the responsibilities of the Deputy Chair and Military Professor of the International Law Department on 11 July 2012 following a yearlong deployment on OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM from July 2011 to Jul 2012. She deployed as the Staff Judge Advocate for the Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Previously, she served as the Deputy Chair and Military Professor of the International Law Department from July 09 to July 2011.
A native of Michigan, Colonel Wollschlaeger attended law school at the University of Detroit School of Law. Upon graduation, she received a Juris Doctorate degree and then entered active duty as a direct commissionee in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps in 1988.
Colonel Wollschlaeger is a graduate of the 117th Judge Advocate Officer Basic Course (1988); the Combined Arms and Services Staff School (1995); the 44th Judge Advocate Officer Advanced Course (1996); the Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas (2002) and the Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island (2009). She received a Masters of Law Degree in Comparative and International Law from Georgetown University Law Center (1999).
Other assignments include: Staff Judge Advocate, HQ, U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center and Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri (2007-2008); Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, 21st Theater Support Command, Kaiserslautern, Germany (2005-2007); NATO Legal Advisor, Stabilization Force, NATO HQ-Sarajevo, Bosnia, (2004-2005); Chairman and Professor, International and Operational Law Department, TJAGLCS (2002-2004); Chief, Operational Law and Administrative Law, V Corps, Heidelberg, Germany (1999-2001); International Law Attorney, Office of the Judge Advocate General, Pentagon (1996-1999); OIC, Babenhausen Legal Center and Chief, Administrative Law, 32nd AADCOM, Darmstadt, Germany (1993-1995); Senior Defense Counsel, Augsburg, Germany (1992-1993); Trial Defense Counsel, Camp Stanley, Korea (1991-1992); Trial Counsel, DIVARTY, 1st Cavalry Division, OPERATION DESERT STORM (1990-1991); and Chief, Legal Assistance and Legal Assistance Officer, 1st Cavalry Division (1989-1990).
Colonel Wollschlaeger is admitted to practice law in the State of Michigan and she is a member of the State Bar of Michigan. She is also admitted to practice before the Army Court of Criminal Appeals, the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, the United States Court of International Trade and the United States Supreme Court.
Colonel Wollschlaeger’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star; Defense Meritorious Service Medal (1OLC); Meritorious Service Medal (7OLC); Army Commendation Medal (4OLC); Army Achievement Medal; National Defense Medal with Bronze Star; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Southwest Asia Service Medal with 2 Bronze Stars; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Korean Defense Service Medal; NATO Medal (Balkans and ISAF); Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia) and Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait). Other decorations include the Joint Meritorious Unit Award; Army Meritorious Unit Award; Army Service Ribbon; and the Overseas Service Ribbon, 6th Award.
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