Our Growing firm seeks an experienced Veterans Law Attorney to head up our new Veterans Disability benefits practice.
Victory Disability has always been passionate about assisting hard working Americans and disabled military Veterans to get the Social Security disability benefits theyve earned and deserve. Our Growing firm seeks an experienced Veterans Law Attorney to head up our new Veterans Disability benefits practice. Our clients are located across the United States. We are looking for a full-time talented attorney to handle veterans disability appeals.
Conduct initial interviews with prospective VA claimants to determine viability of the claim
Personally represent clients in the prosecution of appeals before the VA Regional Office, BVA or the CAVC, including developing evidence and extensive research and writing of appellate briefs and other substantive pleadings.
Represent veterans before Veterans Law Judges at the BVA and in appeals to the CAVC.
Maintain effective communication with represented clients through mail, telephone, and email.
Supervise and train the support team.
Assist with representation of clients at the Regional Office (RO) in filing original claims and appeals, and representing clients at Decision Review Officer Hearings.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current veteran statutes, regulations, and case law through personal research and by attending CLE training per year, subject to approval.
Qualified applicants will possess a law degree from an accredited law school.
An active member of the bar of any U.S. jurisdiction.
Applicants must possess legal research and writing experience and demonstrate excellent oral and written advocacy skills.
At least 2 years working with VA disability benefits.
Preferred but not required:
Prior military experience.
Disabled veterans are encouraged to apply.
Veterans legal clinic experience or experience handling VA claims or appeals is highly desired.
The applicant should possess a working knowledge of VA benefits (Title 38) and related laws, regulations and procedures, as well as a familiarity with Federal court veterans benefits jurisprudence and general administrative law. To the extent that these are not currently within the applicants knowledge, they will be expected to acquire such an understanding of VA law in short order.
Who you are:
You have an entrepreneurial spirit and want to be instrumental in the growth of the firm.
You solve problems and enjoy building something new.
You are solution oriented and know that it takes effective communication and collaboration across on organization to be successful.
Youre organized and pay attention to the details. You are meticulous but know when good is good enough.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Victory Disability is made up of people with many diverse backgrounds and lifestyles, and we like it that way. We invite applications from people of all stripes. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy status, or veteran status. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's anything we can do to make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate.