A conference at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will focus on issues facing military veterans who live in rural areas and provide training for attorneys dealing with veterans' benefits claims.
The conference, "Access to Justice for Rural Veterans. Policy, Law and Health Care," is from 8:50 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., June 26, at the SIU School of Law.
The event is free and open to the public.
The Sessions that begin at 11:30 a.m. are geared toward attorneys in assisting veterans with VA claims.
Presenters include Christopher W. Behan, associate law school dean and associate professor.