This is a collection of nine presentations from the 2018 Spring Conference. Please scroll down the page, below the presentation descriptions, to purchase this collection.
Member Price: $425.00
NonMember Price: $475.00
*Members Please Log In to Get the Member Rate for the Videos!*
Accessing VAs Electronic Records System – presented by Glenda Herl
This presentation describes the process for obtaining access to, and effectively using, VBMS and CAPRI. Glenda will provide the latest updates from VA.
Appeals Reform Panel – presented by Chris Attig, Kenneth M. Carpenter, Glenda Herl and Sean Kendall
This panel provides an update on appeals reform implementation, including the progress of statutory implementation and VA's plan for addressing the legacy appeals. The panel also discusses VA's pilot program, the Rapid Appeals Modernization Program (RAMP), as well as the statute's opt-in features. They share their thoughts on advising clients through the transition and other practical tips for your practice.
Case Study, presented by Robert Chisholm
Join Robert as he examines the full cycle of a case to provide insights and observations about the course of the case and what might have been done differently.
Establishing Secondary Service Connection – presented by Amy Kretkowski
The presentation addresses circumstances that give rise to claims for secondary service connection. Amy discusses the factual and legal differences between "proximately due to" and "the result of" service-connected conditions, as well as nonservice-connected conditions aggravated by service-connected disabilities.
Ethical Dilemmas Unique to the Practice of Veterans Law – presented by John Tucker
This presentation describes ethical challenges confronted by veterans' advocates, why those challenges are unique, and how to resolve them.
Medical Opinions in Toxic Exposure Claims – presented by Dr. Victoria Cassano
Join an experienced physician, who discusses the important medical details needed to support claims for conditions related to toxic exposure.
Remedies – presented by Zach Stolz
Explore the most effective ways to ask for the relief you are seeking in cases before the courts.
Writing Additional Arguments to the Board – presented by Todd Wesche
This session provides tips for writing BVA arguments, comparing and contrasting these skills with those needed to write notices of disagreement and substantive appeals.
Writing to Win at the Agency and Court – presented by Barbara Cook
This session builds on prior writing sessions, and offers detailed strategies for presenting arguments to the courts.
The price for members is $425.00 and the price for Non-Members is $475.00.