ABA Veterans Legal Services Initiative

About Us

The ABA Veterans Legal Services Initiative, established by 2016-2017 ABA President Linda Klein, is positioning the ABA to lead a holistic, sustainable effort to ensure that veterans have access to justice and receive the legal support they, their families, and their caregivers deserve.

Vision, Mission, and Goals

The Veterans Legal Services Initiative will position the ABA to lead and coordinate a holistic, multipronged, sustainable effort to ensure that Veterans have access to justice and receive the legal support they, their families, and their caregivers deserve.

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Legislation: Access to Justice for Homeless Veterans

Nearly 40,000 veterans experience homelessness on any given night, and according to the VA, many need a lawyer’s help to overcome their circumstances. The ABA is advocating for legislation authorizing private-public partnerships with the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve access to justice for homeless veterans.

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Volunteer Now

The American Bar Association is calling on all lawyers to support our nation’s veterans. Service men and women have devoted their lives to our country and to protecting our freedom. Now, we ask you to donate your time to assist them.

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