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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…

Mizzou Law Faculty and Alumni Honored by Mizzou Alumni Association

Three of Mizzou Law’s very own have been selected for the 2019 Faculty-Alumni Awards, which will be presented on Friday, November 15 at a banquet in Reynolds Alumni Center. Faculty and Alumni are recognized for outstanding professional and personal achievements. Class of ’85 graduate William M. Corrigan is an accomplished trial attorney who has consistently been listed in The Best…

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…