Michigan attorney to serve as federal judge

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, congratulates one of its senior leaders who has been appointed and confirmed to a judgeship in Washington D.C.

Joseph Falvey, district counsel, Office of Counsel, Detroit District, assumed a position as a Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, on May 14.  The Court, located in Wash­ington, D.C., has exclusive jurisdiction over decisions of the Board of Veterans’ Appeals and the court reviews board decisions appealed by claimants who believe the board erred in its decision. 

Falvey, nominated by the President of the United States, is humbled and honored to continue to serve the nation and it’s veterans in this important role.

“To me, serving as a judge is the capstone of my career.  I am humbled and feel blessed to have this opportunity,” said Falvey.

In addition to his service at the Corps of Engineers, Falvey has served as a Marine Corps officer and judge advocate with litigation and prior judicial experience.  He also has a great love for the men and women who serve and who have served our nation.

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