The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Elder Law Section present
All Day VA - Tips on Veterans Benefits for Florida Attorneys

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
Live Presentation: Friday, September 16, 2011
The Breakers * Palm Beach, FL 33480 * 561-655-6611 *

Course No. 1389R

This CLE will meet the requirements to satisfy the VA’s “accreditation” CLE for attorneys who have filed prior to the date of the CLE. This CLE is the completion and submission of “Application for Accreditation as a Claims Agent or Attorney” VA Form 21a.

Thursday - September 15

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Executive Council Meeting

6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Member Dinner
($30 per person/ children 12 & under – free)

Friday - September 16
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Check-In (Continental Breakfast)

8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions
Update on Current Changes to VA Requirements
Jack Rosenkranz, Tampa

8:40 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Introduction to VA Application Process
Greg Glenn, Boca Raton

9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
Evaluating IRA choices for VA Benefits
Jim Swain, Roswell, GA

10:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
DIC with A&A vs. NSC Pension with A&A
Brandon Arkin, North Miami

10:55 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Questions and Answers with Morning Speakers

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (included in registration)

1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Tips and Tails in Application Process
Panel - Greg Glenn, Hal Youmans, Jim Swain, Karen McIntyre

1:50 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Current Status for verification of VA Payments for Medicaid Eligibility
Jack Rosenkranz, Tampa

2:40 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

2:50 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.
Service Connected Benefits
Karen McIntyre, Atlanta

3:25 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.
State VA Homes
Mike Jorgensen, Jacksonville

3:55 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Introduction to VA Appeals
Hal Youmans, Riverview

4:45 p.m. – 5:35 p.m.
Representative Before VA, DOD Benefits, Tricare for Life, and CHAMPVA
Karen McIntyre, Atlanta


Effective July 1, 2010, every CLE course will feature an electronic course book in lieu of a printed book for all live presentations, live webcasts, webinars, teleseminars, audio CDs and video DVDs. This searchable, downloadable, printable material will be available via e-mail several days in advance of the live course presentation or thereafter for purchased products. We strongly encourage you to purchase the book separately if you prefer your material printed but do not want to print it yourself.

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Credit may be applied to more than one of the programs above but cannot exceed the maximum for any given program. Please keep a record of credit hours earned. RETURN YOUR COMPLETED CLER AFFIDAVIT PRIOR TO CLER REPORTING DATE (see Bar News label). (Rule Regulating The Florida Bar 6-10.5).

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