- Assesses current legal services available to military personnel, veterans and their families
- Determines where gaps in legal services exist
- Makes recommendations to the Board of Governors to address those gaps
- Serves as a focal point for legal issues affecting military personnel, veterans and their families in Arizona.
Servicemembers, veterans and their families looking for help should first check the Committee's useful page of Military Legal Assistance Resources.
The Committee has participated in numerous projects, according to its recent minutes:
- two StandDowns in Phoenix;
- the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona’s program that provides defense counsel for the Veterans Treatment Court in Tucson;
- the Maricopa County Superior Court Veterans Court;
- two legal clinics at Phoenix School of Law;
- more veteran-centric programs underway at Arizona State University;
- a full-day CLE program on military law scheduled for the State Bar Annual Convention.