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Professor Drake and the Veterans Clinic Featured in Columbia Business Times Article

Professor Angela K. Drake and the MU School of Law Veterans Clinic were featured in a recent article in the Columbia Business Times, “In Focus: Services for Our Veterans.” The article shared information about the clinic’s work with veterans and its preparation for a new law that will take effect next year, the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act. 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…

Professor Drake to Receive Public Service Award from AALS

Professor Angela Drake was recently selected to receive the Deborah L. Rhode Award from the Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Pro Bono and Public Service Opportunities. In recognition of her determination and dedicated work with veterans, Professor Drake will receive the award at the AALS annual meeting in January in San Diego. The Rhode Award is presented to…

Client Thanks School of Law Clinics in Newspaper Article

The School of Law’s Veterans Clinic and Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic were recently featured in an article written by a client in the Columbia Missourian. The piece was published under the “From Readers” section, where anyone from the community can submit a story. Vernon Diggs, the author, detailed his positive and uplifting experience with the Veterans Clinic. In 2015, on the…