August 27, 2013
VA Certifies William & Mary Law School’s Puller Clinic
William & Mary Law School’s Lewis B. Puller Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic has joined the Department of Veterans Affairs Fully Developed Claims (FDC) Community of Practice, the VA announced in a press release August 21. The Puller Clinic is the first law school clinic in the nation to be invited to join the FDC Community of Practice.
Earlier this year, the pro bono attorneys affiliated with the clinic were named this year’s winners of the 2013 Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award for their service to veterans with service connected disabilities and to active duty service members.
The Powell award was established by the Special Committee on Access to Legal Services of the Virginia State Bar to honor attorneys and attorney groups that have made outstanding pro bono contributions.Updated: Aug 27, 2013