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CLE: Advocating for Veterans before the V.A.

Friday December 14

  • By: Iowa Legal Aid LSC funded
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Time Zone: Central Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Iowa Memorial Union
    Iowa Memorial Union, Room 256
    Iowa City, IA
  • Contact:
    Kara Smith
    Iowa Legal Aid
    1-800-532-1275 Ext. 1676

A CLE for Attorneys representing clients before the Department of Veterans Affairs. Sponsored by Iowa Legal Aid's Volunteer Lawyers Project. Mandatory training to assist clients with claims for benefits. Attorneys must file VA Form 21a PRIOR TO TAKING PART to meet Department of Veterans Affairs accreditation requirements.

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Advocating for Veterans Before the V.A., a CLE live in-person and over the web, Friday, December 14, 2012 9am-12:15pm


8:30-9:00AM . . . . . Registration
9:00-9:15AM . . . . . Representation Before the VA plus General Advocacy Tips, Jeanette Keller, Attorney at Law, Bowman & Depree
9:15-9:30AM . . . . . Department of Veterans Affairs Claims Procedure, Jeanette Keller, Attorney at Law, Bowman & Depree
9:30-10:00AM . . . . Basic Eligibility for VA Benefits, Tim Kidd, Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Thad J. Murphy, PC
10:00-10:15AM . . . Right to Appeal, Jeanette Keller, Attorney at Law, Bowman & Depree
10:15-10:30AM . . . Break
10:30-11:30AM . . . Disability Compensation & Caselaw Updates, Amy Kretkowski, Attorney at Law, Hoefer Law Firm
11:30-11:45AM . . . .Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Derek Johnson, Attorney at Law, Iowa Legal Aid
11:45-12:15PM . . . .Pensions, Todd Schmidt, Attorney at Law, Iowa Legal Aid

Cost: $75

$25 discount for members of Iowa's three Volunteer Lawyers Projects.

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Locations for this seminar:

  • Iowa Memorial Union, Room 256, Iowa City, IA
  • Webinar option.

Materials for this seminar will be delivered to webinar participants electronically.

  • CLE Credit Comments: Accreditation for 3 hours of State and Federal CLE is anticipated.
  • Attachment(s): Veterans CLE Flyer.pdf

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