2012 Training Seminar
April 20, 2012
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
DC Bar, Washington, DC
DC Bar Pro Bono Program and the Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program
In order to attend the training, you must complete the application form, which is available here. You would be wise to register early, to avoid disappointment when the program fills up.
The Program provides training free of charge to attorneys who agree to represent a veteran/VA claimant or family member before the Veterans Court. As well as receiving the day-long training, attorneys who participate are assigned a case that has been screened for merit and provided a screening memo outlining the issues in the case. Volunteers are also assigned a mentor (a practicing veterans’ law lawyer or practitioner) to give advice and share sample pleadings. Attorneys also receive the Veterans Benefits Manual (VBM) and other resource materials.
- Malpractice insurance is provided.
- CLE credits are available.