Lindsey Boivin Lindsey entered active duty in the United States Navy in 2015. Before she enlisted, she worked as a claims adjuster for a life insurance company and as a mortgage banker, but ultimately decided that she wanted to serve her country and enlist. She started her Navy career as an Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) (ABH) and was stationed onboard USS HARRY S. TRUMAN in Norfolk, Virginia.

As an ABH, she became very familiar with aviation and shipboard operations. She deployed twice to the Sixth Fleet in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and Operation Enduring Freedom. She was awarded Air Department Blue Jacket of the Year in 2017 and Junior Sailor of the Quarter for the third quarter of 2018.

In 2018, she was chosen to cross-rate to Legalman (LN) and attended Naval Justice School in Newport, Rhode Island. Upon graduation from LN A School, she was awarded the Helton-Morrison Award for Academic Excellence for being the top of her class. Knowing she wanted to work in military justice, Lindsey chose orders to Defense Service Office West in San Diego, California.

She quickly rose in rank, starting her tour as a E-4/LN3 and finishing as a E-6/LN1. Lindsey assisted over 50 attorneys during her time at DSO, working in both Defense and Personal Representation (PERSREP) departments. In Defense, Lindsey learned the inner workings of courts-martial, including conducting witness interviews, drafting motions, and guiding clients through the court-martial process. She then trained every incoming paralegal. As a member of PERSREP, she prepared clients for their ADSEP boards and boards of inquiry by gathering evidence and interviewing witnesses.

Lindsey Boivin She was the command Leading Petty Officer, managing and leading Sailors at the headquarters in San Diego and the branch offices in Lemoore, CA, Everett, WA, and Bremerton, WA. She was awarded Sailor of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2022, DSO West Sailor of the Year for 2022, Sailor of the Quarter for third quarter of 2023, Naval Legal Service Command Sailor of the Quarter for third quarter 2023, and Sailor of the Quarter for first quarter of 2024.

At DSO, Lindsey learned the ins and outs of military justice. She has over five years of experience specifically as a defense paralegal. During her time as an LN, she worked on over 50 courts-martial and 130 administrative separation boards and boards of inquiry. She separated from active duty in March of 2024 after nine years of service.

Lindsey is currently a law school student and made Dean’s List in Fall of 2023. She lives in Maine with her husband, three children, and two dogs. She is dedicated to the defense mission. She brings specialized knowledge of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, advanced case preparation skills, and a passion for helping our clients at KMD.

Education & Certificates

  • 2023 – J.D. Candidate, graduating 2026
  • 2020 – B.S. in Paralegal Studies from Roger Williams University
  • 2019 – A.S. in Paralegal Studies from Roger Williams University
  • 2019 – Graduated LN A School


  • 2021 – Paralegal Litigation Support Course
  • 2020 – Paralegal Mid-Level Qualification


  • Navy Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (four awards)