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Veterans & Servicemembers Law

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The Veterans & Servicemembers Law Forum includes servicemember and veteran attorneys and law students, as well as those working to further pro bono and public service initiatives that support this population. The forum works to spotlight legal needs, serve as a network for current and former servicemembers in the legal profession and their families, and advise the BBA’s Lawyer Referral Service on its Military & Veterans Legal Help Line. Over the course of the year, the forum hosts open meetings, meet & greet luncheons, and pro bono trainings in collaboration with local legal services providers serving military personnel and veterans.

Supporting Veterans & Military Personnel

We recognize the unique position and challenges faced by military-affiliated individuals and veterans.  As part of our efforts, we offer a Mentoring Program to connect law students and attorneys new to the Boston area with senior members of the bar to help navigate the transition from the military to the legal profession.  We offer regular Meet & Greet Luncheons to provide a place for casual, open discussion and we organize and host pro bono trainings with area legal services organizations on veterans specific issues.

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BBA Lawyer Referral Service: Military & Veterans Legal Help Line

As part of our ongoing efforts to provide crucial legal assistance to military personnel and veterans, the Military & Veterans Legal Help Line was established to connect this unique population with qualified attorneys and other legal resources appropriate to their needs. 

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Upcoming Veterans & Service Members Law Events

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Tue Mar 19
Social Networking

Membership Open House

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Thu Mar 21
Legal Hour

The Ethical Attorney – Mental Health and the Legal Profession

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Forum Leadership

Nicholas M Hasenfus

Nicholas M Hasenfus

Forum Co-Chair Holland & Knight LLP
Angelica Vargas Martin

Angelica Vargas Martin

Forum Co-Chair Veterans Legal Services
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