VA Accreditation Information
The news is full of stories about the VA claims backlog. Can I help?
Yes. Accredited attorneys can help veterans navigate the process of applying for VA benefits. Pro bono attorneys must be accredited to assist with VA benefits claims. Information on becoming and staying accredited can be found here. No fee is required to become accredited.
How can an accredited attorney help CVLC?
Accredited attorneys can assist veterans in numerous ways. They can answer a veteran’s questions about a specific claim for benefits. They can help a veteran secure a VA pension. Accredited attorneys can prepare a veteran’s application for VA benefits. They may appeal a denial of a veteran’s initial benefits application.
A list of additional resources for gaining accreditation and representing a veteran before the VA can be found here.
A certification letter template can be found here.
An audio recording of CVLC's Intermediate Level VA Benefits Training can be heard here.