The Veterans Consortium Announces Equal Justice Works Fellow Sponsored by AT&T and Akin Gump

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 12:15

The Veterans Consortium (TVC) announced that Danica Gonzalves, Esq. has received a two-year Equal Justice Works Fellowship (2017-2019), sponsored by AT&T and law firm Akin Gump, to begin the build out of The Veterans Consortium's Discharge Upgrade Program with the assistance of pro bono attorneys from the sponsoring organizations.

Through her Equal Justice Works Fellowship, Ms. Gonzalves strives to provide representation to underserved veterans in discharge upgrade applications. She will offer nationwide specialized trainings for attorneys, conduct outreach to build awareness of TVC's Discharge Upgrade Program and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) among the veteran community, while connecting pro bono attorneys with veterans in need.

Ms. Gonzalves noted, "I would like to thank AT&T and Akin Gump for the opportunity to build out the Discharge Upgrade Program at The Veterans Consortium. I am excited to work with both companies to support our veterans by providing invaluable legal representation for discharge upgrade applications."