content in this web site is
provided for infomational purposes only. Legal services described
in this web site are personally provided by Ilene Young,
Esquire. Ilene Young is admitted to practice in
Pennsylvania, 3rd Circuit Federal Court of Appeals, and the United
States Court of Appeals for Veterans Affairs in Washington, D.C.
Nothing in this site may be relied upon as legal advice.
Court of Appeals for Veteran's Claims is located in Washington
D.C. My office represents residents of Pennsylvania in their
appeals from denials of their service related claims.
and others entitled to
Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits have the right to appeal denial of
requested benefits. Types of claims frequently at issue include:
There are several
available levels of appeal and there are important
time limits applicable to each level. It is advisable for
claimants to consult with an experienced advocate or attorney
- Disability Compensation
- Education Benefits
U.S. Court of Appeals for Veteran's Claims is the first available
level of appeal to an entity which is not a part of the Department of
Veterans Affairs. Instead, the Court is independent.
Appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veteran's Claims must be taken
within 120 days of the date stamped on the prior decision (from the
Board of Veterans Appeals).
from a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans
Claims are made to a Federal Appellate Court.
are relatively few attorneys who are members of the specialized
bar of the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. Our office
is proud to represent veterans from Pennsylvania in these
information on the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims may be
found on the court's website
,which also posts written opinions of the court.