IMPACT:

HRT operates four (4) programs namely, (1) Veteran Legal Clinic, (2) Seminar Program, (3) Mentorship Program, and (4) Compass:

1. Veteran Legal Clinic

  • HRT operates a Veteran Legal Clinic at VFW 3787 Post Mission Valley on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.
  • We assisted 204 Veterans during the 2015 calendar year.
  • We assist veterans with all legal issues. The most common are discharge upgrades, DD 214 code upgrades, VA claims, landlord tenant disputes, family law cases, copyright infringements, etc.
  • HRT provided over $150,000 in free legal services to our local veterans.
  • Testimonials: (1) My bad discharge has been haunting me for the past 10 years. I was young and stupid. HRT helped me file a successful a discharge upgrade. Thank you HRT. Alex, Navy Veteran. (2) The clinic attorneys explained to complete Statutory Will form which saved me $150. Dawn, Marine Veteran. (3) I love the Veteran Legal Clinic. I get real world answers. I am a satisfied customer. John, Marine Veteran.

2. Veteran Seminar Series

  • Honoring Our Troops put on seven (7) seminars in 2015 with an average attendance of 10 Veterans per seminar:
    (1) Veteran Employment Seminar-The Secrets on How to Get Hired! (Feb 21, 2015)
    (2) VA Loan Seminar (May 16, 2015)
    (3) Understanding VA Disability Claim Seminar (Jul16, 2015)
    (4) Understanding VA Disability Claim Seminar (Aug 20, 2015)
    (5) Understanding VA Disability Claim Seminar (June 18, 2015)
    (6) Pain and Stress Management for Military and Veterans (Sept 17, 2015)
    (7) Understanding Security Clearances (Oct 15, 2015)
  • Testimonials: The Disability Claim Seminar helded me understand the process and how to obtain the disability percentage to which I felt I was entitled. Thanks HRT. Roger MC

3. Mentorship Program

  • HRT personnel personally mentored 5 Veterans on career goals, resume work up and job interview skills.
  • Testimonial: Your help on my resume got me the interview. Your interview techniques got me the job. Jeremy, Navy Veteran.

4. Compass: Psychological Test

  • HRT introduced and provides a psychological test that identifies your calling and helps you identify your dream job and the training or education to get there.

HRT operates three (3) programs namely, (1) Veteran Legal Clinic, (2) Seminar Program and (3) Mentorship Program.

1. Veteran Legal Clinic

  • HRT operates a Veteran Legal Clinic at VFW 3787 Post Mission Valley on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 9:00 AM to Noon.
  • We assisted 198 Veterans.
  • We assist veterans will all legal issues. The most common are Discharge upgrades, DD 214 code upgrades, VA claims, landlord tenant disputes, family law cases, copyright infringements etc.
  • Testimonials: (1) My landlord retaliated against me for complaining about unfixed plumbing. I got a 3-day notice to quit. I was in a panic. HRT help me answer the unlawful eviction lawsuit. I won. Thank you HRT. Amanda, Navy Veteran. (2) I run a taco vending truck, was sued for a name infringement by a big LA firm. It was without merit, but I was still being sued. I have limited resources. HRT did the legal research and helped me respond and coordinated representation. I won. Javier, Marine Veteran.

2. Veteran Seminar Series

  • Honoring Our Troops put on the seven (7) seminars in 2014 with an average attendance was 30 Veterans per seminar, namely:
    (1) Understanding Security Clearances (Oct 18, 2014)
    (2) Pain and Stress Management for Military and Veterans (Sept 20, 14)
    (3) Understanding VA Disability Claim Seminar (Aug 16, 2014)
    (4) Understanding VA Disability Claim Seminar (Aug 2, 2014)
    (5) Understanding VA Disability Claim Seminar (Jul19, 2014)
    (6) VA Loan Seminar (May 17, 2014)
    (7) Veteran Employment Seminar-The Secrets on How to Get Hired! (Feb 15, 2014)
  • Due to the overwhelming demand the VA Disability Claims seminar was given three (3) times.
  • Testimonials: Congratulations-the (VA Claim) presentation was impressive. I came away with personal action items to better prepare my VA claim packet. Brad, Navy Veteran

3. Mentorship Program

  • HRT personnel personally mentored 12 Veteran on career goals and resume work up and job interview skills.
  • Testimonial: Your help on my resume got me the job interview. Your interview techniques got me the job. Jeremy, Navy Veteran.

HRT operates three (3) programs namely, (1) Veteran Legal Clinic, (2) Seminar Program and (3) Mentorship Program.

1. Veteran Legal Clinic

  • Fielded over 685 phone inquiries
  • Assisted approximately 135 Veterans face to face
  • Donated over 1430 volunteer hours of attorney and paralegal time in the past calendar year.

2. Veteran Seminar Program

  • Fielded two VA Loan seminars on how Veterans can purchase a home.
  • Seminar was hosted by Real Estate Broker, Betsy Heller and a Loan Broker.
  • Conducted two Family Law seminars through the San Diego Continuing Education, free of charge for Veterans.
  • Conducted one trust seminar on how Veterans can benefit from a family trust or estate plan.

3. Mentorship Program

  • Assisted four veterans with updating their resumes and obtaining employment.

HRT operates three (3) programs namely, (1) Veteran Legal Clinic, (2) America Cares Project and (3) Events and Entertainment.

1. Veterans Legal Clinic

  • Responded to 680 requests for legal services.
  • Provided 585 hours of volunteer attorney and paralegal time.

2. America Cares Project

  • Sent 590 premium care packages to troops deployed in Afghanistan.

3. Events and Entertainment

  • Donated $40,000 worth of event tickets to local veterans.

HRT operates two (2) programs namely, (1) Veteran Legal Clinic, and (2) America Cares Project.

1. Veteran Legal Clinic

  • Responded to 670 requests for legal services.
  • Provided 576 hours of volunteer attorney and paralegal time.

2. America Cares Project

  • Sent 465 premium care packages to troops deployed in Afghanistan.