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Help Veterans Access Health Care and Public Benefits

Attorneys represent veterans filing appeals of VA disability benefit claims. Representation will entail a legal brief, submitted to the appropriate VA administrative agency board. These claims typically require a commitment of at at least six months, to review documents, perform legal research, prepare a comprehensive brief, and submit the brief on behalf of the veteran client. Attorneys will be provided with supporting documents and a memorandum prepared by Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic staff.

The Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic provides free legal assistance when a veteran has been improperly denied benefits by the Veterans Benefits Administration.

Type of engagement

Transactional

Time commitment

Varies

Training and support

A short in-person training is required. Ongoing support will be available from clinic staff, and malpractice insurance is provided.

  • Training is provided and required
  • CLE credit for training

Skills and resources required

Legal research resources required but can be provided. No experience required.

Location

Chicago, IL

Help Veterans Access Health Care and Public Benefits

Attorneys represent veterans filing appeals of VA disability benefit claims. Representation will entail a legal brief, submitted to the appropriate VA administrative agency board. These claims typically require a commitment of at at least six months, to review documents, perform legal research, prepare a comprehensive brief, and submit the brief on behalf of the veteran client. Attorneys will be provided with supporting documents and a memorandum prepared by Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic staff.

The Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic provides free legal assistance when a veteran has been improperly denied benefits by the Veterans Benefits Administration.

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Type of engagement

Transactional

Time commitment

Varies

Training and support

A short in-person training is required. Ongoing support will be available from clinic staff, and malpractice insurance is provided.

  • Training is provided and required
  • CLE credit for training

Skills and resources required

Legal research resources required but can be provided. No experience required.

Location

Chicago, IL