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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

8:30-9:00 a.m.
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

9:15-10:00 a.m.
Claims Procedures Processing and Investigations
Capt. John E. Tuthill, U.S. Navy, Ret., and Adjunct Professor, Stetson University College of Law

10:00-10:10 a.m.
Break

10:10-11:00 a.m.
Appeals of Veterans Administration Decisions
Colonel Hal Youmans, U.S. Army Ret.

11:00-11:30 a.m.
Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
T. Edmund Spinks, Veterans Administration Practitioner, Tampa

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch
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.

1:00-1:50 p.m. 
Military Sexual Assaults, Responses, and Disabilities
Staci L. Vileta, M. Ed., Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, MacDill Air Force Base

1:50-2:00 p.m.
Break

2:00-2:50 p.m.
An overview of the Veterans Administration
Colonel Tom Bowman, U.S. Marine Corps, Ret.

2:50-4:00 p.m.
Ethics Panel Questions and Conclusion
Dean Michael P. Allen, Colonel Hal Youmans, Capt. John E. Tuthill

CLE Information:

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.

Registration

You can register online or download the registration form and fax it to Stetson's Office of Conferences and Events

 

Sponsored by

Stetson University College of Law and
The Florida Bar Military Affairs Committee

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