Training Volunteer Attorneys

Project SALUTE is creating a national network of volunteer attorneys to assist low-income veterans with their Veterans Federal Disability and Pension Benefits matters.

Please join Project SALUTE for a FREE attorney training webinar on the Basics of Veterans Disability Law.  From the comfort of your own office, you will learn the process of representation before the VA, claims procedures, basic eligibility for VA benefits, disability compensation, dependency and indemnity compensation and pension benefits.  Additionally, the webinar will discuss methods of obtaining evidence in support of a claim and how to appeal a denied claim at the Board of Veterans Appeals.  Attorneys will also learn effective advocacy strategies for dealing with the Veterans Administration system, as well as information on recent developments in Veterans Law. 

In exchange for the FREE training webinar, attorneys are asked to provide pro bono legal representation to at least one prescreened income eligible veteran through Project SALUTE.  Every effort will be made to provide an attorney with a client residing within his/her state.  However, Veterans Benefits Law is a national practice and many veterans are represented by attorneys who are licensed in other states; with whom they communicate effectively by phone, fax, e-mail and letter.  Paralegals are welcome to participate provided that their supervising attorney attends the same webinar training. The requirement to take a veterans case pro bono is waived for government attorneys.

We look forward to your participation in Project SALUTE as the outpouring of veterans in need of competent legal assistance has been truly overwhelming.  Thank you, in advance, for helping Project SALUTE to serve those who have already served our country so well. 

Click HERE for the volunteer attorney training schedule.