Introduction to Representing Veterans


VIDEO REPLAY – Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


MCB Center



CLE Credits:

3.0 General Hours



$135 Attorney Rate

$65 Paralegal Rate

$60 Pro Bono Rate (Attorneys must agree  to accept a Pro Bono case from LANC or LSSP within 4 months of this program)

$15 LANC/LSSP Attorney Rate



Mecklenburg County Bar

1123 South Church Street, Suite 103

Charlotte, NC 28203


Special Info:

12:30 p.m. – Registration/Snacks

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CLE Training


The introduction to Representing Veterans CLE is designed to prepare private lawyers who do not practice in this area of law to represent veterans in VA disability and other claims on a Pro Bono basis, through the LSSP Veterans Legal Services Project.


Topics Include:

·         Basis Eligibility for VA Benefits, Dependency and Indemnity Compensation and Pensions

·         VA Service-Connected Disability Claims and Benefits

·         Appeals to the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

·         Discharge Upgrades


Representation of claimants before the VA requires accreditation.  This CLE will fulfill the requirement that an accredited attorney, after receiving VA accreditation, take a three-hour CLE.  To obtain accreditation, download an application form at:


Barton F. Stichman, Executive Director of the National Veterans Legal Services Program and co-author of The

Veterans Benefits Manual, NVLSP’s treatise on veterans benefits law, The Rights of Military Personnel, and NVLSP’s Military Discharge Upgrade Manual.



Download Registration form here and return via:

Fax: 704/333-6209

Mail: 1123 South Church Street, Suite 103, Charlotte, NC 28203

Phone: 704/375-8624