Attorneys that practice in the area of VA claims and appeals need not necessarily be located in the area in which you live as personal contact in an office is not a necessity. Most matters in this area of law can be handled over the phone and via email and fax. Some clients want to meet face to face with their attorneys and that's OK. You may go to the NOVA (National Organization of Veterans Advocates) website, they have Veterans attorneys listed by the state with their address in which they have offices.
Can also call your state bar association and request referral or contact the DAV or VFW-- they have folks who volunteer to ad fist with VA claims free of charge. Or you can call the VA yourself and start the process without a jaeger.
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Contact Drew Early. He is here on AVVO and in Atlanta.
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