Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Monday, April 13, 2015

Category: Miami Lawyer Blog
Published on 13 April 2015
Written by Patrick Russell Hits: 902

Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Monday, April 13, 2015Here are some recent articles of interest that I found this week related to law practice management, law technology, and legal marketing. Enjoy!

Florida Legal News: Florida Bar Considers Unbundled Legal Services
Changes to procedural rules that would make it easier for lawyers to offer "unbundled" legal services in civil as well as family law cases have been endorsed by the Bar Board of Governors.

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Weekly Review for Veterans and Oral History for Friday, April 10, 2015

Category: Miami Lawyer Blog
Published on 10 April 2015
Written by Patrick Russell Hits: 889

Weekly Review for Veterans and Oral History for Friday, April 10, 2015Here are some recent articles of interest that I found this week for U.S. Veterans. Enjoy!

Save 96 Year Old War Hero From An Eviction
As a young prisoner of war, he survived the brutality of the Nazi 'death march' across Europe. Now 96-year-old Robert Clark is engaged in a different sort of battle after a council refused to increase funding he needs for a live-in carer. It means the Second World War veteran could be forced out of his home of nearly 50 years and into a care home – a move his son describes as 'like going back into a prisoner of war camp'.

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VA Announces New Grants to Help End Veteran Homelessness
VA Secretary Bob McDonald today announced the award of nearly $93 million in Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) 3-year grants that will help approximately 45,000 homeless and at-risk Veterans and their families. The grants will be distributed to 24 non-profit agencies in 15 communities, with $30 million in awards being distributed to the Los Angeles area.

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Weekly Review for Veterans and Oral History for Monday, April 6, 2015

Category: Miami Lawyer Blog
Published on 06 April 2015
Written by Patrick Russell Hits: 865

Weekly Review for Veterans and Oral History for Monday, April 6, 2015Here are some recent articles of interest that I found this week for U.S. Veterans. Enjoy!

Helping Veterans: Veterans with PTSD reclaiming their lives
Major Joshua Brandon has been an Infantry Officer with the U.S. Army since 2002 and he has PTSD. Difficult memories were triggered when he was driving to the grocery store in Tennessee and he would smell the smoke from backyard fires.

"I started looking for threats in all directions. My adrenaline would spike. I had to pull over and talk myself out of it."

Major Brandon has the courage to talk about his experience and how VA has helped him with his PTSD on the website AboutFace. Learn about posttraumatic stress disorder from Veterans who have experienced it. Hear their stories. Find out how treatment turned their lives around.

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Help a Veteran: Supportive service partnerships key to ending Veteran homelessness
As VA works to end homelessness among Veterans by the end of 2015, partnerships of all types – including with federal, state, local and private entities – are essential in providing employment opportunities and safe and affordable housing to support homeless Veterans' needs. These partnerships can increase the range of service offerings and thus provide better outcomes for Veterans and their families. The work of Yvette DeJesus exemplifies why partnerships play a critical role in helping to end Veteran homelessness.

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