The National Organization of Veterans’ Advocates (NOVA) fall conference is scheduled to take place on November 5,6 and 7, 2009 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The conference includes a one day seminar for practitioners who are new to the area of veterans’ law on Thursday, November 5 and a two day general seminar for more advanced practitioners beginning Friday November 6 and continuing through Saturday. The seminar is intended to increase the knowledge and expertise of those who represent veterans before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Goodman Allen Donnelly attorneys, Sandy Wischow and Todd Wesche have been invited to be presenters at the conference. Ms. Wischow will discuss the important issues surrounding legal ethics in veterans law and Mr. Wesche will address military discharge issues including the Physical Evaluation Board and concurrent receipt of retirement and disability pay.