NOVA News & Notes – October 26, 2017

NOVA News & Notes

ICYMI: Recently Discussed on the Forums

Information Exchange Forum -  DRB Best Practices

Outreach, Regulatory, Legislative Information Forum - VA issues final rule extending Gulf War presumptive conditions

Electronic Access Forum - VIS

New Practitioner's Forum - Use of Paralegals


NOVA Webinar Series: Representing Vets and Their Families Before the VA

NOVA is pleased to announce its next webinar series coming in November 2017:

Part 1: Wednesday, November 1 at 2PM ET presented by Matthew Hill, Hill & Ponton
Part 2: Wednesday, November 8 at 2PM ET presented by Chris Attig, Attig | Steel, PLLC
Part 3: Wednesday, November 15 at 2PM ET presented by Kenneth Carpenter, Carpenter Chartered

Three experienced practitioners will walk you through the ABC’s of VA practice. Each session, approximately 1 – 1.5 hours in length, will focus on concepts critical to representation of veterans and their families.  This series is intended to fulfill VA’s accreditation requirements for practitioners that are needed within the first 12 months of initial accreditation. More information and to register click HERE.


Check Your Inbox: NOVA Staff Sends CLE Forms to Fall Conference Attendees

Last week, NOVA staff sent out all of the necessary documentation and paperwork for attendees to submit to their local state bar associations and/or U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If you have not received an email from NOVA regarding your conference attendance, please contact Meghan Dunham.


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