[Houston, TX] Shrader & Associates is pleased to announce that attorney Ross Stomel has received accreditation with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as of May 22, 2023. This accreditation signifies Mr. Stomel’s commitment to providing exceptional legal representation and support to veterans and their families.
The VA accreditation process ensures that attorneys possess the necessary qualifications and expertise to assist veterans with their legal needs. To obtain this accreditation, attorneys must meet specific requirements and adhere to certain standards set by the VA. Mr. Stomel has successfully fulfilled these criteria, demonstrating his dedication to serving the veteran community.
As an accredited attorney, Ross Stomel has proven his standing as a trusted legal professional in the field of veterans’ affairs. He is authorized to provide representation and assistance to veterans in matters such as disability compensation claims, pension claims, survivor benefits, and other VA-related legal issues.
To maintain his accreditation, Mr. Stomel will continue to adhere to the VA’s guidelines. These include remaining in good standing before each department or agency and in each jurisdiction in which he is admitted to practice. Additionally, he is required to report any changes in his status of good standing within 30 days of such a change, ensuring transparency and accountability.
Continuing Legal Education (CLE) is another crucial aspect of VA accreditation. In his first year as an accredited attorney, Mr. Stomel has completed three hours of qualifying CLE courses on VA benefits. Going forward, he will certify that he has completed an additional three hours of qualifying CLE courses every two years. These courses are designed to enhance his knowledge and expertise in serving veterans effectively.
Ross Stomel will also abide by the VA’s standards of professional conduct for accredited individuals, as outlined in 38 C.F.R. § 14.632. These standards set the bar for ethical conduct, ensuring the highest level of professionalism in interactions with clients and the VA.
Shrader & Associates takes pride in Mr. Stomel’s achievement and recognizes the added value he brings to the firm’s comprehensive legal services for veterans. His accreditation with the Department of Veterans Affairs further strengthens the firm’s commitment to advocating for the rights and well-being of those who have bravely served our country.
For more information about Ross Stomel’s VA accreditation, please visit http://www.va.gov/ogc/apps/accreditation/index.asp.
Shrader & Associates is a leading law firm dedicated to providing exceptional legal representation and support to veterans and their families. With a team of highly experienced attorneys, the firm specializes in VA benefits, disability compensation claims, pension claims, survivor benefits, and other legal matters related to veterans’ affairs. Shrader & Associates is committed to upholding the rights and well-being of those who have served our nation. For more information, please visit shraderlaw.com.