Veterans Law Basics Program- Livecast on March 20

Chief Judge Davis, along with CAVC Bar Association President Amy Odom and Kenneth A. Walsh, Deputy Chief Counsel of VA’s Court of Appeals of Veterans Claims Litigation Group, will discuss basic veterans law topics. Subjects include the organization of VA, different types of VA disability benefits, and how to read a claims file. The presentation is part of the Veterans Law CLE hosted by the Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana.
MARCH 20, 2019
8:30 A.M. MST (10:30 A.M. EST)
Instructions for accessing the webcast will be emailed prior to the event

Reminder: CAVC 14th Judicial Conference Law Student Scholarships due February 20.

Please be reminded that law student scholarship applications to the
CAVC’s 14th Judicial Conference in April, 2019, are due tomorrow, Feb. 20, 2019.
The CAVC Bar Association is proud to offer these scholarships in partnership with the Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program.

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


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.
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:

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

CAVC Judicial Conference Scholarship Competition

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, 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