Benjamin Butler

The Project

Benjamin Butler will provide direct representation to income-eligible Veterans to help improve the lives of low income and homeless Veterans by providing legal services that untimely lead to higher incomes, better health, safer housing, and family stability.

Veterans frequently face complex legal problems that stem from mental and physical injuries sustained during service. These issues, if left unresolved can lead to serious obstacles for Veterans. This program will focus on assisting with the legal needs of Veterans, in order to help to avoid or overcome these obstacles in order to achieve a better quality of life for Veterans.

The Project

Lindsey Campbell will provide direct representation to income eligible Veterans to improve the lives of low income and homeless Veterans by providing legal services that ultimately lead to higher incomes, better health, safer and secure housing, and family stability.

Many Veterans face challenges resulting from physical and mental injuries sustained during service. These can include complicated legal problems, including issues with housing, economic benefits, and other civil concerns. The unmet need for legal assistance can result in huge difficulties for the Veterans in acclimating to civilian life. This project aims to ameliorate and resolve some of those issues so often faced by Veterans.

Fellowship Highlights

During Lindsey’s Fellowship, Lindsey:

  • Reached out to the Veteran community to inform them of possible benefits and resources available to them
  • Provided legal services to income eligible Veterans
  • Participated in community education events

The Project

Providing low-income and homeless veterans across the State of Oklahoma with access to justice. Through the Veterans Legal Corps, critical legal services are provided to help veterans achieve higher incomes, improve healthcare, secure housing, and improve family stability. Providing critical legal services to Oklahoma veterans in order to improve and/or protect access to income, healthcare, housing, and family stability.

Fellowship Highlights

During Nichole’s Fellowship, Nichole:

  • Served over 150 low-income veterans
  • Opened nearly 100 cases for low-income veterans
  • Secured over $600,000 in economic benefits for her clients
  • Increased the number of veterans served in Oklahoma
  • Partnered with local organizations to increase access to services for low-income veterans
  • Expanded her knowledge in new areas of practice

The Project

Assist low income Veterans and their immediate family with various civil legal issues. Ben started a Medical-Legal Partnership between Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma and the local VA Medical Center. Assist veterans and their family with the various legal needs that affect their overall health. The focus is heavily on guardianships, income issues, family law issues (including domestic violence issue), and housing issues.

 

The Project

Kyle assisted low-income Veterans and their immediate family with civil legal issues. The project provided access to the legal system for Veterans who are experiencing economic hardship.

 

The Project

Tiffani assisted low income Veterans and their immediate family with various civil legal issues. The project addresses the needs of Veterans who are unable to afford legal assistance. It also opens the door for them to determine if the issues they are having are due to a legal conflict. The various points of outreach and immediate availability encourage not only direct confrontation of problems but also self-help avenues.