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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…

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 Hosting CLE and Luncheon in Kansas City

The Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic will host a CLE and luncheon at the National World War I Museum and Memorial on May 1 in Kansas City. The CLE topics include: Military basics – culture, military justice and discharge upgrades; an overview of veterans benefits; and proper attorney conduct when assisting impaired clients. At the luncheon following the CLE, the clinic…

Veterans Clinic Hosts Open House on April 27

The Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic will host an open house for the public on Saturday, April 27 from 10:30 am until 1:00 pm in 119 Hulston Hall. The clinic moved into its new space in January on the main floor of the law library, which provides better access for its clients. “Our new clinical space is a dream come true,…

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…

Veterans Clinic Seeks Clinical Director

The University of Missouri School of Law invites applications for a Clinical Director to perform teaching duties and legal services as well as fundraising, fiscal, and student-focused duties within our Veterans Clinic. This individual in this position will work with Angela Drake, director of the Veterans Clinic, and will have overall responsibility for classroom curriculum and teaching, as well as the…

2018 Veterans Clinic Symposium: Finding Footing in a Changing Landscape

In 2017, Congress passed the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017, which represented one of the most significant statutory changes to affect the Department of Veterans Affairs in decades. The new law will modernize the current claims and appeals processes. The department anticipates the new system will streamline resolutions, with added safeguards to ensure protections for veterans. The…

Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic Seeks Office Support Assistant

The University of Missouri School of Law invites applications for an office support assistant position in the Veterans Clinic. The position has overall responsibility for the efficient administrative functions of the clinic. For full details see MU Human…

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…