Training for the Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program is open for applications now! One all-day training will be held in Miami, Florida on April 27, 2012, and can lead not only to a large amount of free CLE, but a career-changing opportunity to "do well by doing
2012 Training Seminar
April 27, 2012
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Greenberg Traurig LLP, Miami, FL Office
Greenberg Traurig LLP 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; earlier programs have filled up quickly!
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.
- Attorney Training Brochure & FAQs
- Training Dates for Volunteer Attorneys
- Current Volunteers
- Contact Outreach & Education
4freeCLE publicizes this and more CLE in service to Veterans at http://4freecle.blogspot.com/p/veterans.html