Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel

The Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel (LAMP) fosters the continued growth of the military legal assistance programs; promotes the delivery of legal services to military personnel and their family members; and works with other organizations to enhance the scope, quality, and delivery of free or affordable legal services to eligible legal assistance clients.

LAMP Initiatives

ABA Military Pro Bono Project

A national network of pro bono attorneys providing free legal services to active-duty military families.

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ABA Veterans’ Claims Assistance Network

Providing pro bono legal representation to veterans in need of assistance in preparation of VA disability compensation claims.

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JAG Membership Offer

Recently licensed Judge Advocates may qualify for a free ABA membership!

CLE Information

CLE Information

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The LAMP Committee holds CLE programs—both live in-person and via webinars—that focus on legal topics that directly relate to servicemembers, military families, and veterans.

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About LAMP

The mission of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel is to: (1) Foster the continued growth of the military legal assistance programs; (2) Promote the delivery of legal services to military personnel and their family members, and to persons accompanying the armed forces outside the United States, on their personal legal affairs; and (3) Maintain close liaison with the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security (with respect to the U.S. Coast Guard), the military services, bar associations and appropriate committees of the Association to enhance the scope, quality and delivery of free or affordable legal services to eligible legal assistance clients.