Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Womble Carlyle Launches Pro Bono Program for Veterans

Womble Carlyle has announced the commencement of a statewide pro bono project in collaboration with the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association. The project will provide military veterans with pro bono legal assistance in the initial stages of disability claims filed with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

The first training session for attorneys will take place in Womble Carlyle’s Raleigh office on Tuesday, May 22nd, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The firm will then conduct a day-long clinic for veterans in its Raleigh office on Wednesday, May 23rd, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

You can read more about it here and here.