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Veterans Clinic remembers heroes this Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend is a special time in which we honor the men and women who died serving our nation. The grave site pictured is of Joe Green, father of the Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic Founder and Director Angela Drake. He lost his life while bravely serving our nation during the Vietnam War and we will forever be grateful for…

Veterans Clinic’s Brent Filbert to be on Chicago radio show

The Veterans Clinic’s Brent Filbert will be a guest on Cliff Kelley’s radio show, Game Changer, on May 16 at 5 pm, central time. The show is sponsored by the America’s Heroes Group and airs on WVON in Chicago. Filbert will discuss the Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic in general and talk about rural outreach to veterans through Tigers for…

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…

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…

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…

Veterans Clinic’s Filbert Speaks at Lackland AFB

Brent Filbert, clinical director of MU Law’s Veterans Clinic, recently served as a panelist to discuss Post-Service Legal Assistance. The panel spoke to more than 100 attendees at the 2019 Joint Service Disability Evaluation System (DES) conference at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. The other panelists were Lynn Rodriguez, Texas A&M University Family & Veterans Advocacy Clinic, and Bridget…

Larissa Tiller, ’19, Publishes in ABA Health eSource Newsletter

Larissa Tiller, ’19, had her article published in the May 2019 issue of the American Bar Association Health Law Section’s monthly electronic newsletter, ABA Health eSource. “Out of the Blue: the Procopio Decision and its Impact on Vietnam Navy Veterans” was written as part of her work for the MU Law Veterans Clinic in Spring 2019. The article is about Navy…

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…

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…