Mark J. Lodato, dean of the Newhouse School, announced the establishment of the Lorraine Branham Scholarship Program. Used primarily to recruit and support Newhouse students from socioeconomically disadvantaged populations and other underrepresented groups, the program will provide under-resourced, talented students…
Syracuse Law to Hold VALOR Day for CNY Veterans, Service Members and Families
The College of Law will hold its biannual Veterans’ Advocacy, Law and Outreach (VALOR) Day event on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Center of Progress Building at the New York State Fairgrounds.
Local attorneys and law student volunteers will provide free legal advice and counseling to local veterans, active duty service members and their immediate families. Conceived by College of Law students, VALOR Day is one of the many ways Syracuse law students give back to the community and those who serve our country.
Services provided by volunteer attorneys during VALOR Day include legal counseling in matters such as veterans’ law (including VA benefits applications and appeals and disability upgrade applications), family law, estate and planning issues, and other related areas.
VALOR Day is coordinated by Veterans Issues, Support Initiative and Outreach Network (VISION), a student-run College of Law organization. Since its inception in 2012, VALOR Day has assisted more than 300 veterans and their families by providing access directly to the services they need the most.
Appointments made in advance are strongly suggested, but not required. For more information or to arrange an appointment, contact VISION@law.syr.edu, or call 315.313.4364.