November 16, 2017

Video highlights: Vet court pioneers share strategies for success

Representatives from NY-based veterans treatment courts in Suffolk County, Queens and Buffalo share best practices for helping veterans resolve criminal matters through specially tailored courts during, “Serving Soldiers in Veterans Treatment Courts: Implementation and Effective Advocacy,” on Aug. 12 at the ABA Annual Meeting in New York City.

Linda A. Klein
ABA President

Sherry Klein Heitler
Office of Policy and Planning for New York State

Timothy E. Thayne
Broome County District Attorney’s Office

Ken Rosenblum
Touro Law Center Veterans’ and Servicemembers’ Rights Clinic

Gary A. Horton
NY State Defenders Association Veterans Defense Program

Robert Russell
Buffalo Veterans Treatment Court

John J. Toomey
Suffolk County Veterans Treatment Court

Marcia P. Hirsch
Queens Veterans Treatment Court

The program was sponsored by the ABA Veterans Legal Services Commission.