CLE: Getting Out of the Military

January 24, 2009

GETTING OUT OF THE MILITARY: a CLE on how to advise soldiers seeking discharge from the military

Saturday, January 24, 2009
10:00am – 4:05pm. Registration begins at 9:30am
Session One starts promptly at 10:00 am
UC Berkeley School of Law – Boalt Hall, Room # TBA
Five hours of CLE credit available, including one hour of ethics credit

GIs are trying unsuccessfully to leave the military all the time, but could often use the help of an attorney. This CLE will cover the nuts and bolts of discharges available for military personnel, and related issues: the Delayed Entry Program; Entry Level Separation; Medical; Psychiatric; Hardship & Dependency; Conscientious Objection; Don't Ask, Don't Tell; and others. Also addressed are special issues faced while representing AWOL clients.

Hosted by the Bay Area Military Law Panel of the NLG's Military Law Task Force. Co-sponsored by the Boalt Hall Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild.

This event is wheelchair accessible.

Pre-registration deadline: January 19, 2009. Save money and pre-register!

Registration fees:
$10 Law Students
$25 Legal Workers
$50 NLG Member Attorneys ($70 after 1/19/09)
$90 Non-NLG Member Attorneys ($120 after 1/19/09)

Scholarships may be available.

To learn more about the Military Law Task Force, visit www.nlgmltf.org.