Veterans Law Symposium: Serving the Illinois Veterans

  • Military/Veterans
  • Seminar

CLE: 6.5 hours of CLE (including 1 hour of professional responsibility) (CLE pending approval)
CLE credit is extended to Illinois attorneys only. Attorneys who need CLE from other states are welcome to apply to their jurisdictions on their own. The extension of CLE credit is subject to each states approval.

The Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic is proud to present an all-day program, featuring experts from the legal, military, and medical professions who will address the legal issues facing Illinois veterans and servicemembers. The symposium will highlight issues veteran clients may encounter and educate the legal community on laws designed to protect Illinois veterans in order to improve the quality of legal services given to them. Topics include benefits available to Illinois veterans, handling debts owed to the VA; employment rights of Illinois servicemembers, representing clients with PTSD; upgrading military discharges, and the financial exploitation of veterans. Brig. General Stephen K. Curda (ret.) will offer a keynote address discussing the current mission of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affair