JUDICIAL CONFERENCE PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT

The CAVC Bar Association will conduct a half-day program on April 12, 2019, immediately following the conclusion of the Court’s Judicial Conference. The program will feature a brief introduction to Judge Joseph L. Falvey, Jr., followed by a discussion by representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs about recent and ongoing developments, as well as what is on the horizon.

1:45 p.m.      Meet Judge Falvey
Moderated by Chris Wysokinski
Clerk to Judge Falvey
Secretary of the CAVC Bar Association

 2:00 p.m.      VA Behind the Scenes:
A Panel Discussion
PANELISTS: 
Cheryl Mason, Chairman
Board of Veterans’ Appeals
Richard J. Hipolit
Deputy General Counsel for Veterans Programs
Office of General Counsel
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Mary Flynn
Chief Counsel
Office of General Counsel
Court of Appeals Litigation Group
David McLenachen
Appeals Management Office
Veterans Benefits Administration

**To accommodate our members who cannot attend the event, it will be recorded and streamed online at a later date. Details to follow.

VA: Behind the Scenes A Panel Discussion & Meet Judge Falvey

POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER

Date: February 20th
 
Time: 3:30pm EST
 
Location: Conference Room 10E
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP,
901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
 
Representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs will discuss recent and ongoing developments, as well as what is on the horizon.  We are pleased to present this program for the third consecutive year.
We are happy to also have this opportunity to introduce Judge Falvey, who will be joining us for this popular program.
Panelists:
Chairman Cheryl Mason, Board of Veterans’Appeals
Richard Hipolit, Office of General Counsel
Marry Flynn, Court of Appeals Litigation Group
David McLenachen, Appeals Management Office

Call-In Information:

1-877-211-3621
Conference ID: 157955712
Participant Passcode: 7975937768
 
Reception to follow at City Tap House, 901 9th Street NW.

 

CAVC Fourteenth Judicial Conference-Registration Now Open

Register now for the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Fourteenth Judicial Conference

April 11 & 12, 2019
The National Press Club
Washington, DC
Find more information and register here.
Conference Brochure can be viewed here.
Reception on April 11 and afternoon program on April 12 sponsored by the CAVC Bar Association
More Details to follow

VA: Behind the Scenes

On April 12, representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs (Office of General Counsel, Board of Veterans’ Appeals, Appeals Management Office, and Court of Appeals Litigation Group) will discuss recent and ongoing developments, as well as the upcoming year.

April 12, 2017, at 3:00 PM ET
Conference Room 10E
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
901 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC

Call-in information: TBD

Reception to follow at City Tap House, 901 9th Street NW.

Pacific Northwest Veterans’ Law Panel

Join the CAVC Bar Association, the Military Law Association, and Phi Alpha Delta for a veterans law panel discussion at the University of Washington School of Law on Friday, February 9, 2018. Reception to follow.

Friday, February 9, 2018
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
University of Washington School of Law, Room 138

Featuring:
Jenny J. Tang, attorney at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Timothy R. Franklin, a private sector lawyer
Charles DiNunzio, a judicial law clerk at the CAVC

Please RSVP by emailing PADLF@uw.edu.

Click here to download the program flyer.

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)