With the number of Oregon veterans growing every year, Oregon lawyers need a solid understanding of the veteran law system. This comprehensive program provides an overview of Oregon veteran benefits and benefit law, including a look at the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs, the VA claims process, and veteran service officers. Learn how traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder affect veterans and their mental health. Explore incarcerated veterans programs, veterans justice officers, and the role of the VA in local advocacy. Get insight into Oregon veterans courts from a panel of judges as they discuss criminal law, veterans courts, and the dual goals of rehabilitation and renewal. Gain an understanding of the intersection of civil law and Oregon veterans. The legal ethics of representing Oregon veterans are covered, including malpractice traps.
Cosponsored by the Military and Veterans Law Section.
5 General CLE credits, 1 Access to Justice credit, and .5 Ethics credit
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