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U.S. Rep. Hartzler praises Veterans Clinic

In an October 1 op-ed for the Military Times, Lack of legal services shouldn’t be another hurdle for homeless veterans, U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler makes mention of Mizzou Law’s Veterans Clinic and the legal assistance they provide to help…

Veterans Clinic’s Brent Filbert and Sarah O’Connor Attend Interment in Arlington Cemetery

Veterans Clinic Director Brent Filbert, his wife Maggie Filbert, and Support Specialist Sara O’Connor joined the Combs family in Virginia as their patriarch Major General Roger E. Combs was interred at Arlington National Cemetery.  Major General Combs was a 1975 graduate of Mizzou Law and his family has provided generous support for the Veterans Clinic. O’Connor said she appreciated being…

Professor Filbert Talks to KOPN about the Veterans Clinic Services

Professor Brent Filbert was interviewed by KOPN 89.5 Radio on August 27 regarding his military career and the work of the Law School’s Veterans Clinic. Professor Filbert described the unique experiences of military personnel and the challenges they face after their service. He explained how the Veterans Clinic helps veterans succeed by providing free representation in VA disability compensation and…

Student Spotlight: Alex Guglielmo

When 1L Alex Guglielmo was an undergraduate at Truman State University studying criminal justice, German and military science, he took a leap that would shape his path for the future. He joined the Missouri Army National Guard in November 2013, and since then has worked his way up to becoming an engineer officer. Guglielmo aspires to continue his military career…

New partnership will improve mental health services for veterans and their families

The Mizzou Veterans Wellness Center, a collaboration between the MU School of Law Veterans Clinic and Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital, will be located in the heart of campus   COLUMBIA, Mo. – Kevin Owens knows the pain of being a student veteran struggling with mental health issues. After Owens completed six years with the U.S. Air Force, he…

Veterans Clinic’s Filbert Speaks at Lackland AFB

Brent Filbert, clinical director of MU Law’s Veterans Clinic, recently served as a panelist to discuss Post-Service Legal Assistance. The panel spoke to more than 100 attendees at the 2019 Joint Service Disability Evaluation System (DES) conference at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. The other panelists were Lynn Rodriguez, Texas A&M University Family & Veterans Advocacy Clinic, and Bridget…

MU law students join the battle back home

When veterans come back home, two distinguished students in the University of Missouri School of Law help them adjust to life away from the battlefield Service means a lot to Allyson Brown and Alec Guy, two students in the University of Missouri School of Law. They use their legal expertise to give back to those who have given everything to…

Larissa Tiller, ’19, Publishes in ABA Health eSource Newsletter

Larissa Tiller, ’19, had her article published in the May 2019 issue of the American Bar Association Health Law Section’s monthly electronic newsletter, ABA Health eSource. “Out of the Blue: the Procopio Decision and its Impact on Vietnam Navy Veterans” was written as part of her work for the MU Law Veterans Clinic in Spring 2019. The article is about Navy…

Veterans Clinic Trains Attorneys and Presents Awards at The National WWI Museum

The Veterans Clinic at the University of Missouri School of Law hosted a continuing legal education (CLE) seminar and presented three awards in Kansas City at the National World War I Museum and Memorial on May 1. Mayor Sly James provided welcoming remarks and the CLE had three sessions. The first session focused on military basics and discharge upgrades. The second…