This event has been postponed.
Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency is updated training for advocates representing veterans.
We focus on three key issues: timely processing with clear benchmarks; procedural rights for character of discharge appeals; and rule clarification for legal advocates.
Mike Lodge, senior counsel at Chevron, was recognized for his outstanding volunteer legal work with veterans in Swords to Plowshares’ Veterans Pro Bono Program.
The East Bay Stand Down is a gathering of community organizations to connect homeless and at-risk veterans with services, September 13 – 16, 2018 in Pleasanton.
Lenard Weiss, a partner at Manatt, has advocated on behalf of 11 veterans since 2013 as a pro bono attorney in Swords’ Pro Bono Program.
This training provides the basics on VA benefits, discharge upgrades and veteran cultural competency for legal representatives who advocate for veterans.
Seth Neulight, a partner in the San Francisco Office of Nixon Peabody LLP, will receive the Bill Brockett Pro Bono Award for his outstanding work with veterans.
Swords to Plowshares and Oakland Vet Center create first of its kind Medical-Legal Partnership to provide the necessary support for benefits and treatment.
For summer 2017, we are pleased to spotlight Chessie Thacher for her outstanding service to veterans as a volunteer attorney as part of our Pro Bono Program.