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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…

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…