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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…

Veterans Clinic continues its work during COVID-19 pandemic

The students and faculty of the Veterans Clinic have continued their work during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Columbia Missourian and KOMU-TV both recently featured their work and the adjustments made to keep serving veterans under these challenging…

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…

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.…

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…

MU law students join the battle back home

When veterans come back home, two distinguished students in the University of Missouri School of Law help them adjust to life away from the battlefield Service means a lot to Allyson Brown and Alec Guy, two students in the University of Missouri School of Law. They use their legal expertise to give back to those who have given everything to…