NOVA News & Notes – August 10, 2017



ICYMI: Recently Discussed on the Forums

Information Exchange Forum - Camp Lejeune effective date

Outreach, Regulatory, Legislative Information Forum - VA proposed revised rating schedules

New Practitioners Forum - Validity of unsigned document

Join us for NOVA's Webinar - "How to Manage Your Growing Practice" - Coming This Month! Register Now!

NOVA will hold its next webinar – How to Manage Your Growing Practice – on Wednesday August 30, 2017 at 2PM ET. Many advocates new to VA practice take a “Field of Dreams” approach to growing their firm: “If you practice, veterans will come.” Without a realistic marketing plan, you can find yourself with too many cases and clients. It often takes three years to win your client’s case, and it is easy to end up with a docket of cases that limit your ability to grow your practice and experience.

In Installment #4 of the “New Practitioner Business Webinar Series,” Chris Attig will show you how to create a law firm marketing plan that will help you find the right clients and cases to build a successful law practice - on the shoe-string budget of a new VA law practice.

Though each session builds on the prior, this material will help you build your Veterans Law Practice even if you have not seen session 1, 2 or 3.

To register for this webinar, please click HERE.

Register for the NOVA Fall Conference in St. Pete Beach!

The conference includes a one-day Basic Session scheduled for Thursday, October 12, 2017. The Fall Conference, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, October 13 and 14, is filled with a wide array of interesting and informative topics and presenters. For detailed descriptions of the sessions, please check out our 2017 Fall Conference Brochure.

The NOVA 2017 Fall Conference will be held at the TradeWinds Island Resort in St. Pete Beach, FL. The NOVA Room Block Rate is $185 plus tax, per night, single or double occupancy, and is available two days prior and two days after the conference based upon room availability. Room reservations must be made by September 10, 2017 for this rate to be honored. Please book your room online HERE or call 1-800-808-9833 and make sure to refer to the NOVA 2017 Fall Conference, to obtain the special group rate. Please book your hotel room ASAP as our room block is nearly full!

Click HERE for more information! We look forward to seeing you in St. Pete Beach!

Sign Up for NOVA Special Luncheon at the Fall Conference on Friday, October 13! 

NOVA will provide nine tables with seats available for attendees, where discussion will be led by experienced NOVA members and presenters on conference topics. Come interact with your colleagues and the presenter, discuss issues, and ask questions regarding the presenter's topic.

*As a result of hotel food and beverage requirements, we will not be able to accept on-site registrations for this luncheon. Registrations must be made in advance. We ask you to indicate one first choice and one second choice for your table. Please remember reservations will be made on a first come, first served basis. Your table will be confirmed once your registration has been processed.

To register, click HERE.

Save the Date for Future NOVA Conferences!

Spring Conference 2018
San Diego, CA - March 15-17, 2018
Hotel: Loews Coronado Bay

Fall Conference 2018
Washington, DC - October 18-20, 2018
Hotel: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill

Spring Conference 2019
Nashville, TN - March 21-23, 2019
Hotel: Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown