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Litigation - Appellate Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

Wounded Warrior Project, Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - Appellate

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

May 02,2018

Posted on

Mar 24,2018

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Senior National Service Officer, Appeals Duties: Work within DOD, VBA and VHA offices to ensure timely and professional care of warriors. Remain current with all VA laws and regulations. Remain current with all DOD regulations and benefits. Recruit new volunteers, Alumni and Interns to support the WWP needs. Maintain and update all WWP intranet electronic tracking systems. Develop community support and to speak on behalf of WWP. Extensive knowledge of the Appellant Process. 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. Maintain yearly VA laws and regulations certification.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree in government affairs, social work, or a related field preferred. 5+ years of experience as a Veterans Benefits advocate required. 2+ years of experience dedicated to working appeals at the Board of Veterans Appeals required. In lieu of advocate and appeals experience, Juris Doctorate will be considered. High level of proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs required. Demonstrated proficiency in developing and providing training on complex benefits related topics. Extensive knowledge and experience involving all DOD programs and VA laws and regulations. Must have the ability and the dedication to travel in support of the outreach needs of the organization. Excellent organizational, written and communication skills. Self-motivated, positive, outgoing, personable and able to relate well with diverse populations and age groups. Demonstrated commitment to the organization and able to timely complete required assignments. Ability to take initiative, multi-task and work well under pressure. Effectively manage multiple priorities with a strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment. Organized, diligent, and able to troubleshoot, problem-solve and prioritize. Strong organizational and time management skills with a highly developed attention to detail.

Additional info

Job ID: 11663

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc.
1120 G Street NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005