Representing Veterans: A Primer

Katrina J. Eagle
The VA claims process can be frustrating but rewarding when you help provide lifelong financial stability to our country’s veterans.

The VA claims process can be frustrating but rewarding when you help provide lifelong financial stability to our country’s veterans.

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Welcome to the most rewarding yet simultaneously frustrating and challenging area of law you will ever practice. Granted, that’s a pretty bold claim, but after representing veterans and their family members for more than 20 years and comparing notes with countless lawyer colleagues, I’ve confirmed it. I am aware of no other area of law where an attorney is able to provide lifelong financial stability after years (if not decades) of scrimping by our country’s most deserving population: military veterans. The purpose of this article is to provide useful information and tips about this area to sole practitioners and attorneys in small-sized law firms.

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