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Tigers for Troops helps Dent County veterans via videoconference

During a July 22 session, Tigers for Troops assisted over a dozen veterans in Dent County to obtain VA health care services. Tigers for Troops is a partnership of the University of Missouri Extension and the MU School of Law Veterans Clinic and helps connect veterans to vital resources through one-on-one consultations by videoconference. It is funded through a grant…

Veterans Clinic remembers heroes this Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend is a special time in which we honor the men and women who died serving our nation. The grave site pictured is of Joe Green, father of the Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic Founder and Director Angela Drake. He lost his life while bravely serving our nation during the Vietnam War and we will forever be grateful for…

Veterans Clinic’s Brent Filbert to be on Chicago radio show

The Veterans Clinic’s Brent Filbert will be a guest on Cliff Kelley’s radio show, Game Changer, on May 16 at 5 pm, central time. The show is sponsored by the America’s Heroes Group and airs on WVON in Chicago. Filbert will discuss the Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic in general and talk about rural outreach to veterans through Tigers for…

Veterans Clinic continues its work during COVID-19 pandemic

The students and faculty of the Veterans Clinic have continued their work during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Columbia Missourian and KOMU-TV both recently featured their work and the adjustments made to keep serving veterans under these challenging…

Fulton (Mo.) Rotary Club hears from Veterans Clinic

Professor Brent Filbert, staff attorney for the Veterans Clinic, and Sara O’Connor, support specialist, spoke to the Rotary Club in Fulton, Mo., via Zoom on April 22. An article in the Fulton Sun, Veterans Clinic offers free legal help to vets, shared details about what they explained about the services of the Veterans Clinic and its Tigers for Troops…

Student Perspective: Pancakes for Roger

On Friday, February 7, Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic hosted Pancakes for Roger in Hulston Hall. 3L Juvan Bonni shared a student perspective thoughts with us: The 2nd annual Pancakes for Roger event on Friday, February 7 was overall very successful. Students, professors, veterans, and other friends of the Veterans Clinic enjoyed a delicious pancake breakfast, complete with coffee and juice…

Prof. Filbert speaks to Boone County Bar Association

Professor Brent Filbert, clinical director of the Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic, gave a presentation on the Military Commissions at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to the Boone County Bar Association on January 8. The presentation focused on the history and current status of the commissions and the circumstances that have caused the delay in the commission proceedings.…

Law student publishes in Veterans Law Journal

Justin P. Brickey, 2L, published the article “When Can TDIU Count as ‘a Disability Rated as Total’ for Purposes of Entitlement to SMC?” in Volume IV, 2019, of the Veterans Law Journal. The article references past cases to discuss the nuances of when a veteran can be designated as TDIU (Total Disability – Individual Unemployability) and qualify for Special Monthly…

MU Law Veterans Clinic Participates in Lathrop Gage Lunch and Learn

The MU Law Veterans Clinic recently participated in a lunch-and-learn event honoring veterans, hosted by Kansas City law firm Lathrop Gage. Lathrop Gage diversity and inclusion director Vanessa Vaugh West organized the picnic-style lunch which featured a salute to the firm’s veterans and military family members. Keith Starr of Military Matters, an organization devoted to pairing veterans in need of…