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Tulanians helping with Veterans’ Day legal clinic

November 08, 2013

Lawyers from the Federal Bar Association and The Pro Bono Project plan to observe Veterans’ Day Nov. 11 by offering free legal services to those who have served their country, and Tulane Law School will be in the mix.

The pro bono clinic is scheduled for 1-3 p.m. on Veterans’ Day at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8973 at 531 Lyons St. in New Orleans.

At the clinic, which is sponsored by the Young Lawyers Division of the FBA New Orleans Chapter, The Pro Bono Project and the VFW, volunteer attorneys will provide advice on civil issues including family law, estate planning, landlord-tenant disputes and contract reviews. Veterans needing longer-term assistance will be matched with attorneys. Volunteers also will be available to deal with VA claims.

Marshall Hevron, a 2009 Tulane Law School graduate and Iraq War veteran, helped revitalize VFW Post 8973.

“Veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have myriad legal needs. This clinic will go a long way toward providing these vets with the assistance they need so they can start the next phase of their lives,” said Hevron, a litigation associate at Adams and Reese in New Orleans.

Tulane 2Ls Myranda Elliott and Graham Williams, who’ve taken on leadership roles in the Law School’s new FBA student chapter, have volunteered to help with intake at the clinic.

More information on the event is available from The Pro Bono Project, 504-581-4043, or lcarney@probono.org.

 
   


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