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Veterans Benefits: Practice And Procedure At The VA (2013)

This program is geared towards attorneys at all levels of experience and backgrounds who are interested in representing veterans in their claims and appeals for veterans benefits. Both VA accredited attorneys who are not yet accredited to practice at the VA, but are interested in becoming accredited or learning more about Veterans Law, are encouraged to participate in this CLE program.

Co-Sponsors:

NYSBA Committee on Veterans (COVA)
NYSBA Elder Law Section, Veterans Committee
NYSBA Committee on Continuing Legal Education

 

3.0 MCLE Credits (3.0 Professional Practice)

Note:This CLE program qualifies for VA accreditation. To qualify you must complete and submit an application. For information visithttp://www.va.gov/ogc/accred_faqs.asp

Description

This program is geared towards attorneys at all levels of experience and backgrounds who are interested in representing veterans in their claims and appeals for veterans benefits. Both VA accredited attorneys and attorneys who are not yet accredited to practice at the VA, but are interested in becoming accredited or learning more about Veterans Law, are encouraged to attend. This CLE also complies with the CLE requirements set forth under 38 C.F.R. § 14.629 for VA accredited attorneys.

In addition to learning about the many kinds of benefits available to Veterans and key aspects of Veterans Law, attendees will benefit by learning how to navigate the VA process, how and when to file an appeal, how to meet the requisite evidentiary standards for the specific benefit, how procedure may be changing or may have recently changed, and how this affects the practice.

Faculty:
Nancy Y. Morgan
, Partner, Finkelstein & Partners, LLP
Felicia Pasculli, Principal, The Elder Law & Special Needs Practice of Felicia Pasculli

Agenda:

.Representation Before the VA

  • VA Claims Procedures
  • Basic Eligibility for VA Benefits
  • The Right to Appeal
    • Regional Office
    • DRO Process
    • Board of Veterans Appeals
    • Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
    • Federal Circuit

Types of Benefits

  • Disability Compensation Benefits(38 U.S.C. Chapter 11)
  • Dependency and Indemnity Compensation Benefits (38 U.S.C. Chapter 13)
  • Pension Benefits (38 U.S.C. Chapter 15)

Hot Topics in Veterans Law:
Current Trends in Veterans Practice andSpecialized Areas of Practice

Total Credits: 3.00 | Areas of Professional Practice: 3.00

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 1 Veterans Benefits: Representation Before The VA (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 1.00
 2 Types Of Veterans Benefits (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 1.00
 3 Panel Discussion on Veterans Benefits (2013) Available with purchase of full program
MCLE Credit: 0.00
Non-Member Pricing: $235.00
Published Date:
  • October 25, 2013
Format:
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VDD44
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 3.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 3.0