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MU Law School Veterans Clinic Hosted Open House

The Veterans Clinic at the University of Missouri School of Law hosted an Open House on Saturday, April 27. Thanks to a generous gift to expand the space, the clinic can help more veterans and teach more students. The new clinic space includes a private conference room, an office for mental health therapy and health care enrollment and multi-use open…

Veterans Clinic Leaders Take the Tigers for Troops Program on the Road

Professor Angela Drake spoke to the Jefferson City Veterans Service Commission on February 14. She shared information about the best ways to help veterans through the Tigers for Troops program and the Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic. On February 15, the Professor Drake and Veterans Clinic Staff Attorney Brent Filbert will lead a free Tigers for Troops Continuing Legal Education training…

Professor Drake and the Veterans Clinic Featured in Columbia Business Times Article

Professor Angela K. Drake and the MU School of Law Veterans Clinic were featured in a recent article in the Columbia Business Times, “In Focus: Services for Our Veterans.” The article shared information about the clinic’s work with veterans and its preparation for a new law that will take effect next year, the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act. The…

Veterans Clinic Welcomes Second Attorney

The School of Law’s Veterans Clinic recently welcomed a second attorney, Brent Filbert, who is an MU alumnus. Previously he was deputy chief defense counsel for military commissions at the Pentagon, a partner at Shook Hardy & Bacon and litigation counsel at Hughes, Hubbard & Reed. Filbert joins Professor Angela Drake in supervising the students in the Veterans Clinic as…

Columbia Missourian Progress Awards Recognizes Professor Drake

Professor Angela Drake was among the inaugural winners of the Columbia Missourian Progress Awards. Associate Dean Paul Litton explained that the awards “aim to recognize the people who help make Columbia a great place to live and move us forward every year.” Professor Drake received the Progress in Education award for her work with students in the Mizzou Law Veterans…

Professor Drake to Receive Public Service Award from AALS

Professor Angela Drake was recently selected to receive the Deborah L. Rhode Award from the Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Pro Bono and Public Service Opportunities. In recognition of her determination and dedicated work with veterans, Professor Drake will receive the award at the AALS annual meeting in January in San Diego. The Rhode Award is presented to…

Veterans Clinic Faculty, Students File Brief with U.S. Supreme Court Challenging the Presumption of Competency

The School of Law Veterans Clinic recently participated in the submission of an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States. Clinic director Angela Drake was the counsel of record, while 3L Matt Mueller and 2L Tony Meyer contributed to the brief. The Veterans Clinic worked with four other law school veterans clinics in the submission of the…