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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…

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…

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…