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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…

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…

Mizzou Law Student Named Pat Tillman Scholar

A Mizzou Law student is among the 60 student veterans selected to the 2017 class of Pat Tillman Scholars. Third-year law student Paul Wade is an Army veteran and a member of the Missouri National Guard. Each year, the Pat Tillman Foundation receives thousands of applications from military veterans and their spouses. Only 60 of the best-poised leaders, who show…