Military and Veterans Law

MVLS Zoom CLE – Space Force, Mandatory Military Vaccines, and Veteran Advocacy in the Law

October 29, 2021 | Zoom


The United States Space Force and International Law Applicable to Military Space Operations
Michael Hoversten Bio

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the VA Benefits Galaxy and Navigating the Prime Directive of Obtaining Benefits for Veterans 
Julie Glover, Adam Luck, Amanda Ascoli Bio
PowerPoint Presentation: Benefits Guide
PowerPoint Presentation: Obtaining Benefits

Legal Issues in the U.S. Military’s Mandatory Vaccination Program
Mark Zaid Bio
PowerPoint Presentation


MVLS Zoom CLE – Modern War Crimes in the U.S. Military

May 20, 2021 | Zoom

Colby Vokey: PowerPoint Presentation


MVLS Zoom CLE – Avoiding the Terrorist Trap

April 21, 2021 | Zoom

Tom Parker: PowerPoint Presentation


MVLS Zoom CLE – International Law on Disinformation in the Cyber Age

January 15, 2021 | Zoom

Todd Huntley: PowerPoint Presentation


MVLS Zoom CLE – To Do or Not to Do: The Obligation to Follow Orders 

November 20, 2020 | Zoom

Philip Cave: PowerPoint Presentation



MVLS Spring CLE 2019

March 29 – 30, 2019 | Salado, TX

Mefloquine Poisoning & VA Service-Connection
Dr. Remington Nevin
Mefloquine Poisoning and VA Service Connection

Mefloquine & Appellate Defense in US v. Bales
John Maher
SSGT Robert Bales Slide

Update: Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ)
Colonel Doug Watkins
Military Justice Act of 2016

The Current State of Sexual Assault in the Military
Colonel (Retired) Don Christensen
Current State of Sexual Assault

Update: VA Appeals Modernization & Reform
Diane Boyd Rauber
VA Appeals Modernization

VA Ancillary Benefits & the VA Caregiver Program
Diane Boyd Rauber
Ancillary Benefits Spring 2019

State of Texas Veterans Benefits
Keeyawnia (K.C.) Hawkins
TVC Vets Benefits Book 2018
State Benefits

The Use of Biometrics in US v. Lorance
John Maher

Ethics & the Texas Lawyers Assistance Program
Darren Bertin

Destruction of the Caliphate: Operational Law in Operation Inherent Resolve
Captain Cadman R. Kiker III
OIR Presentation
Captain Kiahhn’ Jackson



MVLS Spring CLE 2018

April 27 – 28, 2018 | Fredericksburg, TX

Survivor Benefits Plan & Veteran’s Benefits
Rousseau Bio
Rousseau PPT
Certification of SNT
Disabled Military Child Protection Act
Letter to DFAS

Sexual Assault Snafus –  A Tale of Three Courts Martial
Zimmermann Bio
Zimmermann PPT

Representing Servicemembers in the Integrated Disability Evaluation System

PTSD and other Invisible Wounds Effecting our Servicemembers and Veterans
Peterson PPT

 Veterans Legal Services and Pro Bono Opportunities    

Impact of Military & Veteran’s Issues in Family Law Cases
Cramp Bio
Cramp PPT
Cramp, Laubach PPT
Cramp Discovery from DFAS – Exhibits
Cramp Discovery from DFAS – Paper
Cramp Drafting Military Clarification Orders – Exhibit
Cramp Drafting Military Clarification Orders – Paper

The New SBOT Sunset Legislation (SB.302) and How It Will Impact Grievances, Ethics and Your Practice
Bennett PPT  

Veteran’s Benefits and Disability Claims
Rousseau Attachment 1
Rousseau Attachment 2
Rousseau Attachment 3