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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Atlanta, GA

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Company name

Wounded Warrior Project, Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required

Location

USA Atlanta, GA

Date Last Verified

Jan 31,2018

Posted on

Jan 09,2018


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Senior National Service Officer The candidate will develop relationships with DOD, VBA and VHA leadership to ensure timely and professional care and treatment of warriors and to ensure timely resolution of all claim related issues. Will remain current with all VA and DOD laws, regulations, and benefit. Maintain and update all firm's Internet electronic tracking systems and demonstrate a high accuracy outcome. Develop community support and to speak on behalf of firm's. Assist in all grassroots efforts and support specific campaigns as needed. Maintain and prepare briefs for all pending appeals located at Board of Veterans Appeals. Review administrative errors or other documents being prepared for submission to Central Office for consideration. Conduct pre-hearing and post hearing interviews. Conduct hearings at the Board of Veterans Appeals. Develop relationships that will foster and engage warriors and caregivers with firm's programs. Maintain yearly VA laws and regulations certification. Provide mentorship and training to less experienced service officers. Other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have High school diploma or GED. Bachelor’s degree in government affairs, social work, or a related field preferred. Must have 8+ years of experience as a veterans benefits advocate. Experience working appeals at the Board of Veterans Appeals required. Demonstrated proficiency in developing and providing training on complex benefits related topics is required. In lieu of advocate experience, Juris Doctorate will be considered. Extensive knowledge and experience involving all DOD programs and VA laws and regulations is required. Extensive knowledge of the Appellant Process is required.

Additional info

Job ID 11251

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road, NE M20
Atlanta, GA 30326