The CAVC Bar Association is pleased to announce a scholarship competition for law student applicants to attend the CAVC’s 14th Judicial Conference. Selected scholarship recipients will receive paid registration ($290 value) and a travel stipend (up to$500 for those outside the Washington, DC metropolitan area).
Entries must be transmitted via email for consideration to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the email subject line “CAVC Judicial Conference Scholarship Application.” The deadline for all entries is Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 11:59pm EST.
Please help spread the word to law students you know who may be interested and others in your professional networks.
CAVC Judicial Conference Scholarship Competition
We recently brought back our “Career Opportunities Page.” The Bar association will be posting job opportunities in veterans law that are either submitted by our members or that or that we learn about. If you would like to post an available position, please reach out to us.
We are pleased to present Volume III of the 2018 issue of the Veterans Law Journal. Click here to view it, or go to our Publications page for current and back issues of the VLJ.
Please join the CAVC Bar Association on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, to wash the Vietnam War Memorial. Start time: 6:30am. Meeting location: entrance of the memorial.
To register, please email email@example.com.
We are pleased to present the Spring 2018 issue of the Veterans Law Journal. Click here to view it, or go to our Publications page for current and back issues of the VLJ.
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
Call-in information: TBD
Reception to follow at City Tap House, 901 9th Street NW.
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
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.
The CAVC Bar Association held 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
Thanks to everyone who attended our Character of Discharge and Discharge Upgrades panel!
Wednesday, May 10th at 3:00 PM
Federal Circuit Bar Association Conference Room
1620 I Street NW, Suite 801
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)
Navigating the Twilight Zone of Character of Discharge Determinations (E. Seamone)
Undeserved (D. Montalto)
VA Benefit Eligibility Based on Character of Discharge (R. Tyson)