Legal Services

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StatesideLegal.org 
Launched with the support of the Legal Services Corporation, StatesideLegal.org is a non-profit website that provides military members, veterans, their families, and advocates with free online information, self-help tools and referrals. They also provide referrals to free legal services throughout the U.S. They also aim at creating provider networks for lawyers, caseworkers and other advocates who support people with military service and their families.

The ABA Military Pro Bono Project 
The ABA Military Pro Bono Project is managed by the ABA Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel (LAMP). The project accepts case referrals from military attorneys on behalf of junior-enlisted, active-duty military personnel who are facing civil legal issues and works to place these cases with pro bono attorneys. Military attorneys and other pro bono attorneys may also contact civilian attorneys registered with Operation Stand-By for attorney-to-attorney advice. 

Lawyers Serving Warriors® (LSW) Program 
The National Veterans Legal Services Program's (NVLSP) Lawyers Serving Warriors® program provides veterans from all eras with free legal help with disability issues. Current pro bono initiatives include Assistance with Discharge Upgrades for Veterans from All Eras; Applications for Combat Related Special Compensation (CRSC); Applications to Boards for Correction of Military Records (BCMRs) for veterans who were wrongfully discharged for personality disorder or adjustment disorder; Applications to Boards for Correction of Military Records (BCMRs) for veterans who wish to obtain disability retirement; Assistance with VA claims for Mental Health and/or Physical Condition(s) including PTSD due to military sexual trauma (MST); Applications to the Physical Disability Board of Review (PDBR) for an increase in the military disability rating to attain a permanent disability retirement, and Representation to service members being processed through the Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES). 

The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program (TVC) 
The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program is the leading national 501(c)(3) charity providing free legal services in federal venues for veterans in need. It operates on behalf of the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims to represent veterans unjustly denied benefits or compensation earned from military service. 

Veterans Legal Institute® (VLI) 
The Veterans Legal Institute provides pro bono legal assistance to homeless, at risk, disabled and low income current and former service members in a number of critical areas such as housing, healthcare, education, and employment. The major practice areas include discharge upgrades, veterans' benefits, expungement, landlord-tenant and eviction defense, family law, estate planning, guardianships and conservatorships, bankruptcy, non-profit and small business assistance, as well as regularly hosting a Family Law Clinic, VA Benefits Clinic, and Women Veteran’s Clinic. 

Legal Help for Veterans, PLLC 
The law firm of Legal Help for Veterans, PLLC provides legal assistance for Veterans and their families in all federal veteran benefits matters representing them in appeals of denial of benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Representation includes claims appealed to the U. S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims as well as before the Board of Veterans’ Appeals. 

The LSNYC Veterans Justice Project (VJP)
The Veterans Justice Project provides civil legal services to low-income military veterans, service members and their families to protect them from homelessness, resolve barriers to employment, preserve economic stability, and remedy many other problems that derail veterans’ successful reintegration into civilian life.