Introduction to Representing Veterans
VIDEO REPLAY – Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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
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.
· 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: www.va.gov/vaforms
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:
Mail: 1123 South Church Street, Suite 103, Charlotte, NC 28203