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6th Annual Veterans Legal Assistance Conference and Training

June 6, 2014

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: John and Frances Angelos Law Center Moot Court
Contact Name: Kiah Pierre
Contact Phone: 443-703-3046
Contact E-mail: kpierre@probonomd.org

6th Annual Veterans Legal Assistance Conference and Training

Join the University of Baltimore School of Law and The Bob Parsons Veterans Center at the University of Baltimore, along with the Homeless Persons Representation Project, Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland and the Veterans’ Affairs and Military Law Committee of the Maryland State Bar Association for the 6th Annual Veterans Legal Assistance Conference and Training.

Designed for lawyers, law students, veterans, policy makers and other service professionals, this conference will provide a forum for discussion of critical legal issues facing our veterans, changes in processing claims at the VA nationally and locally, consumer issues affecting veterans, nuts and bolts of practice before the Board of Veterans Appeals, and tips every lawyer should know in handling common veterans legal issues from USERRA to family law matters. The conference also includes a training for lawyers interested in representing veterans pro bono in claims for service-connected disability benefits.

The conference is free to all. The training is free for those who agree to a pro bono commitment. Advance registration is required. Out of state attorneys are welcome.

Interested in Attending?
Contact Kiah Pierre at 443-703-3046 or kpierre@probonomd.org.

The event's co-sponsors are the American Bar Association Commission on Homelessness & Poverty and the Veterans and Military Law Section of the Federal Bar Association.