Legal

  • Registration for the DC VA Mental Health Summit 2017 Extended to Aug. 18th

    The Mental Health Summit will bring together key stakeholders and community partners with the goal of enhancing access to mental health services and addressing the mental healthcare needs of Veterans and their family members. This year’s theme will be “Justice Involved Veterans”. Registration is required.

  • New Virginia Military and Veteran Legal Resource Guide

    Attorney General Mark R. Herring today launched the Virginia Military and Veteran Legal Resource Guide, a new tool to help Virginia servicemembers, military families, and veterans utilize the unique legal protections, rights, and resources available to them under the law. Volunteer attorneys from the Office of Attorney General spent more than a year developing the new guide which is available at www.VaMilGuide.com and will be distributed in hard copy and electronically in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Veterans Services, veterans’ service organizations, and more.

  • Webinar – Legal Services at Stand Downs June 15th

    The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) and the ABA Commission on Homelessness & Poverty are hosting a webinar “Legal Services at Stand Downs” on Thursday, June 15, 2017 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT. This webinar will feature a panel of experts who will discuss a variety of legal topics relevant to working with veterans experiencing homelessness. Topics will include how to address criminal and civil legal matters and child support issues on-site at Stand Down. Panelists will also discuss how to develop initiatives to provide legal services in rural areas. Registration is required

  • Justice Involved Veterans Workshop – June 16

    Join ServingTogether for an informative event about Veterans Involved in Justice in Northern Virginia on Friday, June 16 from 9 am – 12 pm at the Fairfax County Circuit Court. Speakers and panelists will be discussing the current state of veterans involved in justice in Northern Virginia, highlighting the success in Veteran Treatment Dockets, and understanding services and gaps for veterans re-entering society.

  • Save the Date – Annual VA Mental Health Summit 9/12/17

    This year’s summit will focus on Justice Involved veterans. We hope to bring together mental health providers from the community and the VA, along with select members of law enforcement, including judges and police. Registration is open and required.

  • Veterans History Project Panel Discussion on Effects of PTSD, May 24

    The Veterans History Project and National Institute of Corrections explore the effects of PTSD on crime and recidivism. At noon on Wednesday, May 24, a panel of renowned experts will speak on the effects of PTSD on veterans and how the Veterans Treatment Courts (VTC) support those who have run afoul of the law by proving appropriate treatment. The panel, in honor of Memorial Day and in anticipation of National PTSD Awareness Month, will be held in room 119 on the first floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C. Tickets are not needed but RSVP is required. Reservations may be made by sending an email to ahub@loc.gov.

  • Anne Arundel County Military Veterans Expo

    Saturday April 22, 2017. 10:00am – 4:00pm, Annapolis High School. OPEN to YOU and the 53,448 veterans of Anne Arundel County… Army, Marines, Air Force,
    Navy and Coast Guard veterans, family members & friends of veterans, and businesses that serve veterans!

  • Webinar – Outreach Strategies: Veteran Treatment Courts

    The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) is hosting the webinar “Outreach Strategies: Veteran Treatment Courts and Employment Services” on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. ET. Registration is required.

  • Free Civil Legal Advice at Pro Bono Day January 10th

    Maryland Veterans: Discuss your civil legal problems including Maryland Law one on one with volunteer attorneys a this FREE legal clinic. Tuesday, January 10 from 4:00-8:00pm at Frederick Community College Student Center.

  • Veterans Law Project

    The Veteran Law Project provides free civil legal services for eligible Veterans in the Northern Virginia area.