Veterans Law Accreditation Training
October 27, 2012
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Stetson University's Tampa Law Center
Rooms 135 and 136
COURSE CLASSIFICATION: INTERMEDIATE LEVEL
2012 Veterans Law Accreditation Training Agenda
Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00- 9:15 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
Kathryn Yates, Key West, Chair, Florida Bar Military Affairs Committee
Professor Michael P. Allen, Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Strategic Initiatives, and Director, Veterans Law Institute, Stetson University College of Law
Claims Procedures Processing and Investigations
Capt. John E. Tuthill, U.S. Navy, Ret., and Adjunct Professor, Stetson University College of Law
Appeals of Veterans Administration Decisions
Colonel Hal Youmans, U.S. Army Ret.
Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
T. Edmund Spinks, Veterans Administration Practitioner, Tampa
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Presentation of 2012 Clayton Burton Award by Kathryn Yates
Keynote Speaker: "FIGHTING WARS ABROAD AND AT HOME"
Honorable Robert Davis, U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, Washington, D.C.
Military Sexual Assaults, Responses, and Disabilities
Staci L. Vileta, M. Ed., Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, MacDill Air Force Base
An overview of the Veterans Administration
Colonel Tom Bowman, U.S. Marine Corps, Ret.
Ethics Panel Questions and Conclusion
Dean Michael P. Allen, Colonel Hal Youmans, Capt. John E. Tuthill
The approval is pending for 6 hours of general CLE credits with The Florida Bar. Although we only apply for CLE credit in the state of Florida, we will provide you with a packet of materials at the conference if you would like to apply for CLE in another state.