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NVLSP Announces Three New Members Elected to Board of Directors

NVLSP Announces Three New Members Elected to Board of Directors FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 22, 2021 WASHINGTON—The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) is pleased to announce that three prominent attorneys have been elected to join NVLSP’s Board of Directors to help advance … [more]

Released 1/22/21 | Tags:

NVLSP Statement on the VA Inspector General Report

NVLSP Statement on the VA Inspector General Report FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 12, 2020 WASHINGTON - National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP)  Executive Director Bart Stichman issued the following statement regarding the report from the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of the … [more]

Released 12/12/20 | Tags:

NVLSP Releases 2019 Review of Pro Bono Program: Lawyers Serving Warriors®

The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) today released its 2019 Review of Pro Bono Program, Lawyers Serving Warriors®. In 2007, NVLSP created the trailblazing pro bono program, Lawyers Serving Warriors® as an extension of our mission and to leverage our expertise and magnify … [more]

Released 12/10/20 | Tags:

Dechert and NVLSP Sue the U.S. Navy For Shortchanging Veterans Discharged for Disabilities

On November 10, Dechert LLP, in coordination with the National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP), filed a class action complaint in the United States Court for the District of the District of Columbia, on behalf of former members of the Navy and Marine Corps who were subject to an unlawful Navy practice that resulted in the denial of military disability retirement benefits to more than 16,000 Navy and Marine Corps veterans for more than 15 years. Military disability retirement benefits are critical to veterans who are injured during their military service, and who depend on them for access to healthcare and other benefits for the service member and his or her family. The complaint, brought under the Administrative Procedure Act, seeks declaratory and injunctive relief to correct these veterans’ military records to accurately reflect their full disability rating as required by law. [more]

Released 11/10/20 | Tags: Class Actions, Veteran's Benefits

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