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Women Writing About War: Four Authors Join Judy Woodruff May 27 to Discuss War and Its Impact

Event Organized by NVLSP Draws Attention to Impact of More Than a Decade of War in Iraq and Afghanistan, Changing Roles of Women

Four notable women authors who have written about the Global War on Terror in Iraq and Afghanistan and its impact on women serving in the military and on the home front, will participate in a panel discussion organized by the National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) and moderated by Judy Woodruff. The event is open to press coverage. [more]

Released 5/19/15 | Tags: Supporters

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VA sets standards to file claims

Released 5/21/15 at The Spectrum | Tags:

It used to be that a veteran could literally put a name and phone number on a piece of paper, write a line or two about wanting to file a claim, and the Department of Veterans Affairs would be responsible for getting in touch to help fill out a form. The start date began when that first correspondence was received and the veteran had a year to finish sending the information. Now back-of-the-envelope filing is no more. As of March 2015, claims must follow a set of new requirements and be on specific forms to be considered. [more]

Best Cities for Lawyers

Released 5/19/15 at Value Penguin | Tags: Staff

Amy Odom, the director of litigation for the National Veterans Legal Services Program, said D.C. is great place for attorneys to network and that it’s obviously more immune to an economic downturn in the industry. [more]

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