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Welcome to the Veterans Practice Area

The Veterans Practice Group aims to empower Florida's attorneys by assisting with training and providing an up-to-date library of resources of all kinds. We also work to cultivate and support Florida's community of advocates by providing a state-wide network to share information.

This practice area is password restricted. Membership and full access is currently available to all Florida legal services and legal aid advocates working with veterans. Others are admitted by express permission of the practice area leader. Click here to join the Veterans Practice Area. Please note that you must join the email groups (listservs), separately, so please click here to do so.

This practice group is a partnership with the Florida Justice Technology Center.

 


Helpful Links

Post 9/11 GI Bill and other programs (VA)

Education Benefits (US Dpt. of Education)

Education-Related Resources (US Dpt. of Education)

Stateside Legal (General Information - Civil Rights)

Other Programs and Services (VA)

Veterans Employment Program Office

 


 

The inaugural Florida Veteran-Friendly Communities Symposium United Way's MISSION UNITED symposium gave members of the legal community, the private sector, academia, and social service providers, all of whom are committed to serving vulnerable Florida veterans an opportunity to meet and discuss the needs of the community.  An exemplary legal services workshop breakout session was led by Laurie Yadoff of Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida and James Heaton of Legal Aid Service of Broward County.