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COVID-19 Update

As we continue to monitor the COVID-19 outbreak and phased re-openings, our chief concern remains the health and safety of our clients, colleagues and employees.   Goodman Allen Donnelly (GAD) remains open with business proceeding as usual. We also have plans in place that will ensure our clients continue to receive uninterrupted service from GAD. […]

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has many forms that may be confusing to veterans starting the process of filing a claim for VA disability compensation benefits. File an “Intent to File a Claim” For instance, the VA has a form titled “Intent to File a Claim”, which is VA Form 21-0966. Another form, titled […]

How Veterans Can Afford Legal Help

At least 5 of the top 10 problems leading to homelessness are issues that cannot be resolved without legal help, according to a study from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Those issues that may lead to veteran homelessness include: Housing and landlord/tenant matters Upgrading military discharge Restoring a driver’s license Disability/pension benefits Fortunately, there are […]

Every country has its customs for showing veterans appreciation. For instance, November 11 is a national holiday in France and Belgium. Canadians wear poppies to honor those who have served. In Great Britain, the British Royal Family honors veterans with two minutes of silence on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th […]

580 Massie Road, Charlottesville, VA Monday, November 12, 2018 4:00 to 7:00 pm The attorneys of the Veterans Benefit Group of Goodman Allen Donnelly will return to the UVA School of Law for another free legal clinic for Central Virginia veterans. In collaboration with the UVA Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center and the UVA School […]

580 Massie Road, Charlottesville, VA Monday, November 6, 4:00 to 7:00 pm The attorneys of the Veterans Benefit Group of Goodman Allen Donnelly will return to UVA School of Law to hold another free legal clinic for Central Virginia veterans. In collaboration with the UVA Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center and the UVA School of […]

The Veterans Benefit Group of Goodman Allen Donnelly has been a mission partner with the Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program for many years.  The firm is proud to be a Veterans Defender sponsor of the Consortium’s 25th Anniversary dinner and awards banquet on October 4 in Washington, D.C. The Pro Bono Program helps provide legal services to veterans in need and their […]

Attorney Nancy Foti has been invited to present at the National Association of Legal Professionals Annual Conference in Norfolk on October 6, 2017 on the complicated process for adjudicating claims at the Veterans Administration. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) often gets bad press, and we frequently hear stories about the backlog at the VA and of […]

Monday, July 17, 4:00 to 7:00 pm The attorneys of the Veterans Benefit Group of Goodman Allen Donnelly will return to UVA School of Law to hold another free legal clinic for Central Virginia veterans. In collaboration with the UVA Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center and the UVA School of Law, the clinic will be […]

Veterans Benefit Group attorney David Lowenstein presented “Underutilized VA Benefits for Veterans and their Families” to Freddie Mac employees and family members in Northern Virginia on May 23, 2017. The audience included veterans, reservists, spouses and partners, with more watching via live video feed, and the event concluded with a lively Q&A session about veterans […]