PTSD and MST Issues in Veterans' Disability Cases: New Developments

Veterans Clinic Symposium

November 11, 2014
Hulston Hall


8:00 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Dean Gary Myers
Dean and Earl F. Nelson Professor of Law

Professor Angela Drake
Veterans Clinic Supervising Attorney

8:10 a.m.

National Legal Projects Relating to PTSD/MST and the Military’s Response

Amy Odom
Director of Litigation
National Veterans Legal Services Program

Maj. Evan Seamone
Prosecuting Attorney
Office of Chief Prosecutor of Military Commissions

9:25 a.m.

Recent Changes in Diagnoses Relating to PTSD and Successful Treatments

Dr. Grant O’Neal
PTSD Clinical Team Leader and MST Coordinator
Truman VA Medical Center

10:05 a.m.


10:20 a.m.

Practical Tips for Representing Veterans who Suffer from Mental Health Issues

Hon. Michael W. Bradley, ’78
Associate Circuit Judge
13th Judicial Circuit of Missouri

Ryan Gill
Student Legislative Representative
MU Student Veterans Association

Timothy C. Harlan, ’74
Harlan, Harlan & Still

11:20 a.m.

Keynote Address
Representing Service Victims

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Richard Harding
Former leader of the Judge Advocate General Corps of the United States Air Force

11:45 a.m.

Adjourn to Memorial Hall – for Main Campus Veterans Day Ceremony/Laying of the Wreath