March 23, 2011
12:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Courthouse of the Eastern District of Louisiana
This program will provide the basics of assisting veterans in obtaining compensation for injuries and illness occurring on active duty. There will be a particular emphasis on dealing with homeless veterans and those who have been discharged with other than honorable or punitive discharges.
- Jim Richardson, Formerly Head Discharge Review Section Board for Correction of Naval Records and Senior Attorney Advisor USCAAF Basics of Military Discharge Review – Helping the Vet with Bad Paper become eligible for benefits
- Carol Wild Scott, Chair, FBA Veterans Law Section Establishing Service Connection – How to help the Vet with a military related injury, physical or mental impairment become “service connected”
- Carrie Weletz, Bergmann & Moore LLC