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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…

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…

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 Faculty, Students File Brief with U.S. Supreme Court Challenging the Presumption of Competency

The School of Law Veterans Clinic recently participated in the submission of an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States. Clinic director Angela Drake was the counsel of record, while 3L Matt Mueller and 2L Tony Meyer contributed to the brief. The Veterans Clinic worked with four other law school veterans clinics in the submission of the…