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Law clinic students win two cases for veterans

Kirsten Lilly, James Dorsey, C. J. Reid, Rachel Roush; College of Law; Clinics

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What’s the News?

Student attorneys in the Veterans Advocacy Clinic at the West Virginia University College of Law recently won two cases in federal court. Both cases involved U.S. Air Force veterans with disability claims. Law students Kirsten Lilly, James Dorsey, C.J. Reid and Rachel Roush represented their clients in the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

Quotes and Comments:

“I could not be more proud of my students’ hard work on behalf of these two veteran heroes. These cases exemplify WVU Veterans Advocacy Clinic’s purpose of providing legal assistance to West Virginia’s veterans in need and training our WVU law students to be superlative legal advocates.” 

-- Jennifer Oliva, director of the Veterans Advocacy Clinic 

Target Audiences:

• Military veterans and their families

• Active military members and their families

• Veterans organizations

• Policy makers


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James Jolly, College of Law