AM2022 Committee On Veterans
Topics to be Included:
Cultural Competency: Less than one half of one percent of Americans are currently serving in the military and veterans make up only approximately 7% of the population. These factors in conjunction with the complexities of military life can make it extremely difficult for a majority civilian population to relate to the military experience/culture. An understanding of military culture with its emphasis on “mission,” “others before self” and often bluntness/aggression is essential to working with the military/veteran client.
Military Speak: The military/veteran community speaks in a labyrinth of jargon/acronyms/code which is difficult for the non-veteran to understand. This segment will explore some of the more common military terminology and provide a primer for the nonveteran lawyer working with the military/veteran client.
Jessica D. Parker, Esq., Committee Co-Chair and Program Planning Chair, Credit Suisse, New York, NY
Art Cody, Esq., Committee Co-Chair, Captain, US Navy (Retired), Center for Veteran Criminal Advocacy, Ridgewood, New Jersey
Roy Diehl, Lt. Col., US Army (Retired), Deputy Director, Veterans Defense Program, Albany, New York
- January 24, 2022
- Online On-Demand