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Veterans Law Institute

Honoring their service with ours.

Our mission is to increase legal services available to the growing population of military members, veterans and their families in the Tampa Bay area by bringing together volunteer attorneys, volunteers from other fields, Stetson faculty, Stetson students and other community organizations.  

» Legal Help with VA Disability Benefits Appeals

For veterans who need free legal help with VA disability benefits appeals. 

» Opportunities for Students

For current and prospective students who are active or retired service members. Students who want to apply to the clinic should also visit Clinics and Externships.

» Policy and Outreach

For anyone interested in learning about the Veterans Law Institute's outreach efforts in the community, legal profession and academia.

Judge Raphael Steinhardt

The Judge Raphael Steinhardt Building, which houses the Veterans Law Institute, was named in honor of the judge's contributions to the institute and an endowed scholarship for student veterans.