Veterans and the Law

Military veteran Dr. Robert G. Moering discusses how combat experience can affect an individual’s ability to reintegrate back into civilian society.

Mitigation Relating to Military Service that Persuades Prosecutors

Military veteran and former prosecutor Thomas Feiter discusses what mitigation factors related to military service are considered persuasive to prosecutors.

Shannon Kissinger – Combat to Community: Veteran Cultural Competency

Shannon Kissinger, Community Education Coordinator for Swords to Plowshares, discusses the unique challenges that veterans faces during transition from military service to civilian life.

Eric Hughes – Ethics

Eric Hughes, Staff Attorney for Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, discusses how attorneys can zealously and ethically advocate for clients who are veterans.

VA Benefits & Justice-Involved Veterans

Christie Bhageloe of Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida discusses how involvement with the criminal justice system, especially incarceration, impacts a veteran’s VA benefits, as well as what community resources justice-involved veterans have available to assist them.

The VA Claims Process

Christie Bhageloe, ‎Veterans Project Manager for Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, discusses how to assist veterans in navigating the VA claims process.