Updated: Jan. 5, 2018

Resources for Legal Professionals

Veterans Affairs Accreditation
In order to assist claimants in the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for VA benefits from the initial application through appeals to the Board of Veterans Appeals, an attorney must be accredited by the VA. To obtain accreditation, an attorney must formally apply with the Office of the General Counsel of the VA.

Legal Assistance to Military Personnel (LAMP) Section
The WSBA Legal Assistance to Military Personnel (LAMP) Section addresses matters related to the rendition of appropriate and efficient legal service to members of the Armed Forces of the United States.

Washington State Veterans Bar Association
The Washington State Veterans Bar Association is a networking organization for attorneys and law students who have served in the United States Armed Forces. We are a non-partisan and veteran-centric organization. We seek to provide a voice for the 650,000 veterans of Washington State and address legal, political, and social issues facing veterans. 

Representing Washington Veterans: Basic Legal and Cultural Concepts Guide

This guide introduces attorneys to the basic concepts of culture and law that underpin effective assistance of veterans.

Resources for Veterans

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Military & Veteran Legal Resource Guide
Created by the Washington State Office the Attorney General, this guide summarizes in one place some of the many legal rights, protections, and resources available to Washington’s military service members, veterans, and their families. 

Army OneSource
Army OneSource provides access to accurate and timely information about a variety of topics to Soldiers & Family Members; especially those who are geographically dispersed and do not live close to an installation.

Legal Checkup for Veterans
Legal Checkup™ helps veterans identify legal needs in their lives and gives them straightforward actions and resources to help them resolve legal issues.

Service Members Law Center

The Service Members Law Center provides resources, links and information on the laws governing the service member/employer relationship.

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