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Michel Drapeau Law Office

Michel Drapeau Law Office provides a wide range of services focused on federal law with emphasis on Military Law, Freedom of Information (access) and Privacy Law, Wills and Estates Law and Human Rights Law.

Le cabinet juridique Michel Drapeau propose une vaste gamme de services et se spécialise en droit fédéral canadien, notamment les droits militaire, la sécurité publique, ainsi que les droits de la personne, incluant les questions visant le harcèlement et les pratiques discriminatoires ainsi qu'en accès à l'information, le droit à la vie privée.

Legal Assistance

Trial Lawyers for Veterans

OTLAThe CVA has recently learned that the Trial Lawyers for Veterans program is overwhelmed with requests for assistance. All those who agreed to assist veterans pro-bono are now carrying a full case load and are unable to accept new cases. As such, the OTLA has suspended the program.

The Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) established the Trial Lawyers for Veterans Program in December 2010. The program provided veterans with access to pro-bono (FREE) legal representation to assist them in their dealings with VAC, whether it be in response to unsatisfactory disability benefit, challenges with the appeals process or problems with the VRAB. Veterans who feel they have nowhere else to turn are encouraged to seek counsel from this patriotic organization.

Although the program is currently suspended, we recommend that those who had hoped to use this service contact the OTLA to inquire if there has been any change in the case load or the availability of assistance through the OTLA.

Visit the OTLA website for more information.

Mike Blais and Sylvain Chartrand meeting with The Hon Rob Nicholson, Minister Of National Defence and MP Niagara Falls.