John Cella, JD ’11

John Cella, JD ’11

Lieutenant, U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps

John Cella is a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps. After graduating from HLS in 2011, he completed officer development school and Naval Justice School before transferring to Naval Base San Diego, CA, where he represented servicemembers at administrative hearings and courts-martial. He also provided non-criminal legal assistance services to sailors and commands based in Navy Region Southwest. He transferred to Naval Submarine Base New London, CT in 2014, where he currently serves as a defense counsel.