Fall Conference 2014

NOVA’s 2014 Fall Conference

The NOVA 2014 Fall Conference will be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida! The conference includes a one day New Practitioner Session scheduled for Thursday, September 18, 2014. The general seminar, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, September 19 & 20, is filled with a wide array of interesting and informative topics and presenters. The NOVA Conference is intended for both new practitioners to the area of veterans’ law and more advanced practitioners. The seminar will increase your knowledge, confidence, and expertise in representing veterans before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). In addition, your time may be credited to your jurisdiction’s CLE requirements. Please take advantage of our 20-year legacy and register today! We hope to see you in Orlando!!

Registration is now closed.

Where & When

September 18-20, 2014 Disney's Coronado Springs Resort Visit Hotel Site *Reservations must be made no later than August 18, 2014. CLICK HERE to make your Hotel Reservations! Or if you prefer to book your reservations by phone: Disney Group Reservations (407) 939-4686

Open Monday - Friday 8:30am-6:00pm; Saturday - Sunday: 8:30am - 5:00pm Closed on some major holidays


William G. Smith Scholarships - To complete the scholarship application, Click HERE.

Scholarships have been created in memory of NOVA Founding Member William G. Smith, Esq., who provided leadership and support to countless practitioners in veterans’ law. Scholarships cover the cost of registration only and are available to individuals who are not financially able to attend, and who would not otherwise be able to attend the seminar due to financial hardship. These scholarships are designated for attorneys, non-attorney practitioners, law students, and also accredited veteran’s service representatives. To apply for the William G. Smith Scholarship Award, the following information is required: Your name, address and email; year of graduation from law school, if applicable; current employer and position; provide a brief explanation of how you intend to use this training; indicate your VA accreditation date, if applicable; explain why you need financial assistance to attend a NOVA seminar; and indicate if you have the financial resources to cover the costs to attend the seminar (i.e., travel, lodging, food) should you be awarded a scholarship. To complete the scholarship application, Click HERE. The granting of scholarships as well as the number of recipients shall be at the sole discretion of the NOVA Board of Directors. The deadline to submit a request for scholarship consideration is August 1, 2014 . Questions and requests for scholarships may be submitted to: Casey Guillory Conference & Membership Coordinator 202-587-5708 cguillory@vetadvocates.org