The President just signed into law the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also known as the “Forever GI Bill,” named after the American Legion national commander who wrote the original GI Bill language in 1944. This legislation contains 34 new provisions, the vast majority of which will enhance or expand education […]
Employers VOW to Hire Heroes
In an effort to reduce Veteran unemployment, the President signed into law the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 last November. Included in this new law are the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), Special Employer Incentive (SEI), and Veteran Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP).
Hunton & Williams Attorneys Help Iraq and Afghanistan Vets
The National Veterans Legal Services Program Names Hunton & Williams LLP Pro Bono Partner of the Year 100 Firm Lawyers Volunteer Legal Services to Iraq and Afghanistan War Vets NEW YORK, Nov. 2011 /PRNewswire/ — On Veterans Day, November 11, Americans pay tribute to our nation’s veterans and the freedoms they secured against the startling […]
ABA Young Lawyers to Launch Veterans Legal Assistance Program at Seattle Event
CHICAGO, Oct. 6 2011 – Young lawyers from throughout the country will volunteer in Seattle Oct. 14 to educate former servicemembers on available federal veterans’ benefits and help them complete the required forms. The public service event, from 2 – 5 p.m. at Pike Market Senior Center, is part of the American Bar Association Young […]