The Veterans Strategic Legal Resource Pro Bono Challenge is a unique aspiration. The Challenge articulates a single, unitary
standard for one key segment of our honored society and the legal professions ability to contribute to it. We solicit attorney/law
firms to become Signatories to the Challenge and acknowledge their institutional, profession-wide commitment to provide pro bono
legal services to low income and disadvantaged veterans and their families and non-profit groups. To help attorney/firms honor this
commitment, the Veterans Strategic Legal Resource Project assists attorney/law firms in creating a supportive environment that
promotes pro bono service.
STRATEGIC LEGAL RESOURCES                 
Arbitration/Mediation
Bankruptcy
Contracts
Corporate                                                                         
Criminal
Family Law
Estate, Trust & Probate
                                        
Veterans Advocate                                      
Law Librarian ship
Law Office Administration
Litigation
Military Law
Pro Bono - (Management)
Public Sector                                                      
Social Security
Tort (Civil)
Welfare (public assistance)
                    
Worker’s Compensation                                         






We are a Legal Analytical - Paralegal Service providing attorneys and law firms participating in the VSLR - Program
for Veterans Legal Services Project with professional assistance though staff and internship.                                                    

Attend initial conference with attorney and client ·        Review and organize client files ·        Draft
correspondence and pleadings ·        Draft demand to present for settlement ·        Interview client to gather facts
and background information ·        Draft discovery requests and responses ·        Investigative services ·        Site
inspections and photography ·        Prepare deposition summaries ·        Prepare medical summaries and
chronologies ·        Proofreading and editing ·        Conduct legal research and Internet research ·        Locate and
interview witnesses ·        Conduct records search ·        Document retrieval and filing in court         ·        Prepare
trial notebooks ·        Assist in preparing witnesses for trial ·        Arrange in preparing witnesses for trial ·        
Arrange for blow-ups and visual aids ·        Attend and assist at trial ·        Service of subpoenas and summonses
·        Draft appellate briefs ·        Set up and organize filing systems, diary/calendar systems and time sheets ·        
Streamline office expenditures, procedures and allocation of workloads ·        Interview perspective interns ·        
Screen intern applicants and perform background checks · Set up and install computer hardware and software ·   

Veterans Strategic Legal Resources, Inc, and its administrative staff are not attorneys and cannot give advice regarding your legal situation.
We cannot assist you in making a legal decision or represent you in a court of law - unless authorized by said court or administrative
hearing. Nothing on this website is to be construed as the giving of legal advice. An attorney shall be appointed to you.
MAXIMUM FEASIBLE PARTICIPATION
Internship Program
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                            THE GROUND TRUTH
This film is not about the right or the left, or about blue or red states. It is
about the hundreds of thousands of U.S. Soldiers who have been
released by the military after serving in Iraq - and the truth they hope to
share with their fellow citizens. And most important, we wanted to share
with all Americans the profound wisdom these young men and women
have to impart. Their first step to healing is our listening.
VET BLOG
                Coming Soon to R.I.
                 
VSLR IS CURRENTLY IN THE PROCESS OF CONDUCTING A FEASIBILITY STUDY IN ORDER TO SUPPORT
THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A SATELLITE OFFICE WITHIN THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND. THE MAIN
PURPOSE FOR THIS OFFICE IS TO OFFER LEGAL SERVICES (pro bono) TO DISADVANTAGED & DESERVING
VETERANS. We humbly ask for your participation and support by joining our Rhode Island -
TASK FORCE.
A VETERANS TRIBUTE
"WE WENT FOR OUR COUNTRY -
WE STAYED FOR EACH OTHER"!

Maximum flexibility means maximum
capability to meet the VETERAN legal
situation requirements. Be ready for
the unexpected with a VET-legal
mobile command center.
JOIN TASK FORCE: VSLR MOBILE
TAKING OUR SERVICES TO THE VETERAN!
THE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN LAW SCHOOLS
Access to Justice: Equal Justice Under the Law for All
VSLR/Moble 2.0
We are currently in the process of collecting information needed for a feasibility study that would diminish the Veterans Administration’s
4th national unmet need - Legal Services for disadvantaged veterans and their families.

MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of VSLR/Mobile 2.0 is to prevent, ameliorate, or resolve legal problems that confront disadvantaged veterans and their families
by providing professional legal counseling and assistance where legal service would not otherwise be readily available.
VSLR/Mobile 2.0 also
seeks to educate veterans about their legal rights and responsibilities through informational programs and materials, as well as individual
counseling.

Assistance with legal problems is an unmet and essential service for veterans, as legal problems can jeopardize a veteran’s performance and
development in making a smooth transition back into mainstream society.
VSLR/Mobile 2.0 hopes to assists in alleviating these obstacles
that prevent disadvantaged veterans from the most basic of services and opportunities in order to maximize the quality of basic civil rights.

Abstract:        

A project to transport veteran legal resources to veterans around the nation is now being evaluated on the basis of seven objectives:
(1) to publicize information on veterans legal services provided by the project,
(2) to make available legal resources, and other veteran services otherwise not available,
(3) to demonstrate effective pro bono veterans legal services and to educate the community of unmet needs,
(4) to develop a nation-wide veterans legal services network,
(5) to make available materials and support that legal service providers can use to assist veterans unmet needs by utilizing technological
innovation and unconventional possibilities,
(6) to develop a partnership with local attorney/law firms, and to explore and identify new approaches to - and resources for - the provision
of legal services to disadvantaged Veterans and their families and other individuals or groups that assist veterans to secure legal assistance to
address critical problems.
(7) to make veterans services information available to survey a state by state awareness of services and satisfaction.

PROJECTED SERVICES and POLICIES

Principal Functions

In furtherance of its mission, the principal functions performed by VSLR/Mobile 2.0 will be:

1.   Counseling the veteran regarding a legal problem and describing the options available to the veteran, including answering questions or
explaining the individual’s legal rights and responsibilities. This counseling is privileged and confidential.
2.  Negotiating on behalf of the veteran with other parties to a legal problem, e.g,,landlords, creditors, insurance companies, public and
private dispensers of consumer services, and various Government departments.
3.  Drafting letters and legal documents for the veteran or assisting the veteran in the drafting of these documents.
4.  Aid the veteran in seeking the assistance of an attorney who can represent him/her in cases where courtroom appearances are likely and
providing appropriate assistance or referrals.
5.   Preparing and presenting programs and materials on legal issues of interest to veterans, e.g, speaking at Veteran Service Organizations,
conducting workshops for veteran groups, disseminating brochures on common legal problems, and developing and maintaining an
informational Web site.
6.   Training and supervising staff who volunteer to present veterans’ cases at Veteran Committee hearings.
7.   Training law student from Law Schools to interview and counsel veterans, as well as to perform research, drafting, and other legal
services for the veteran client.
8.   Recruit Attorney/Firms and Law Students to become partners.
9.   Strategically establish a
VSLR satellite branch within each state.
10. Focus on the ethical underpinnings of this program; every lawyer’s fundamental responsibility to ensure equal access to justice. Linked
to this ethical imperative is the pivotal role-played by
VSLR in maintaining the professionalism of the legal profession. As lawyers seek to
preserve the highest ideals of their profession, they must concern themselves not only with the bottom line, but also with the greater public
good.
ATTORNEY FORUM
LAW LIBRARY
GIDEON Vs. WAINRIGHT
WHY WE FIGHT
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MISSION STATEMENT
The primary mission of Veterans Strategic Legal Resources, Inc shall be to operate as a Non Profit-501(c)(3) organization for the social and
economic welfare of U.S. Armed Forces Veterans; provide substantial hands-on assistance directly to homeless veterans, disadvantaged
veterans, their families and non profit groups that support these populations, long-term transitional assistance, linkage with case
management and rehabilitation, available income support and permanent housing, assist in legal service acquisition, continued
education, employment assistance and conduct programs for, charitable, literary and educational purposes, care and assistance to
hospitalized veterans, sponsor or participate in activates of a patriotic nature, and provide social and recreational activities for veterans
and there families.
Chairman/CoFounder: Vincent C. DaSilva
V.I.P.
Veterans In Prison
NO VETERAN LEFT BEHIND
A NATIONS RESPONSIBILITY
A COMMUNITIES RESPONSIBILITY
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