2017 Veterans Law Conference and Annual Meeting

The CAVC Bar Association will be holding an all-day Veterans Law Conference on October 20, 2017, at the Washington Navy Yard and Conference Center, including an all-day CLE program, a plated luncheon, and a reception.

Click here to view the conference agenda

Registration
The registration rate is $120 for current CAVC Bar Association members and $170 for non-members. Registration closes on Friday, October 6, 2017.

To register online with PayPal payment, click here.

To register by mail, click here to download the registration form. Payment by check (to the “CAVC Bar Association”) is required at the time of registration.

All attendees must complete Form 5512 to ensure access to the conference center. Completed forms must be submitted to Meg Kral at megan.kral@va.gov no later than 12 pm ET on Friday, October 6. Any person who does not submit a completed Form 5512 will be denied access to the conference center.

If you have any questions, please contact Meg Kral at megan.kral@va.gov or 202-632-6908.

Character of Discharge and Discharge Upgrades

Thanks to everyone who attended our Character of Discharge and Discharge Upgrades panel!

Date: 
Wednesday, May 10th at 3:00 PM

Location:
Federal Circuit Bar Association Conference Room
1620 I Street NW, Suite 801
Washington, D.C

Featured Panelists:
Roselyn Tyson, Policy Analyst, Veterans Benefits Administration, Compensation Service
Andrew Bodyk, External Liaison, Veterans Benefits Administration, Compensation Service
Dana Montalto, Attorney & Senior Clinical Fellow, Harvard Law School Veterans Legal Clinic (author of the report Underserved)

Panel Presentations:
Navigating the Twilight Zone of Character of Discharge Determinations (E. Seamone)
Undeserved (D. Montalto)
VA Benefit Eligibility Based on Character of Discharge (R. Tyson)