Born in Yuma, Ariz. to a military family, Major Jeremy Hart moved frequently until his family settled around Ft. Leavenworth, Kan. After graduation from law school, Jeremy remained in the Kansas City area where he practiced law primarily in the areas of civil and criminal litigation. He is licensed to practice law in the states of Kansas and Missouri, as well as the federal district courts in both. After completing basic training and enrolling in the Judge Advocate Legal Center and School, Jeremy has continued to serve as a reserve officer in the Army National Guard JAG Corps the last seven years.
Jeremy served full-time as the legal advisor and Region IX liaison officer for the Domestic All-Hazards Response Team Domestic Coordination Cell (DCC) between 2013 and 2015. He also served as the deputy operations/executive officer during his final year with the DCC. Responsibilities included providing legal advice to the team commander and division commander on all issues related to domestic response, leading multiple projects, including the development and maintenance of the first comprehensive joint SOP, provided long-term emergency response planning during 15 “major” domestic response exercises, and provided assistance during several “real-world” incidents.
Jeremy previously served as chief of military justice and chief of operational law while assigned to the 35th Infantry Division at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan. and has also been detailed as a legal assistance attorney, operational law attorney and currently serves as commander of the 1074th Field Trial Defense Team. Jeremy has provided military training on rules of engagement, law of armed conflict, ethics, military writing and extensive instruction on matters related to the legal aspects of domestic operational missions in the United States.
During his military service, Jeremy has performed temporary operational duties in Kumamoto, Japan; Ft. Lee, Va.; Ft. Hood, Texas; and most states west of the Mississippi, including two assignments at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. Jeremy was awarded two Army Commendation medals and various service awards. He received certification as a digital master gunner, completed master’s level education at the Judge Advocate Officer Advanced Course in Charlottesville, Va., and received training in joint domestic operations, domestic operational law, and staff training for Joint Force Headquarters/Joint Task Force. One of his proudest moments was completion of approximately 150 hours of emergency response and emergency management education resulting in special recognition as a subject matter expert in defense support of civil authorities.
Jeremy joined Kiewit as a purchasing manager for Kiewit Energy Group in 2015.