March 18, 2022

Howley-photo.jpgCatholic Law second-year student Jennifer Howley has been selected as a scholarship recipient in the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) Judicial Conference Scholarship Competition. As one of the selected scholarship recipients, Howley will receive paid registration to attend CAVC’s 15th Judicial Conference and a travel stipend. All scholarship recipients will also receive a free six-month membership to the CAVC Bar Association.

The CAVC Judicial Conference is held every three years and is an important opportunity for veterans law practitioners in all sectors to discuss issues facing today’s veterans. The conference will include presentations from notable authorities in the field of veterans law. This year, the two-day conference will be held on April 7-8, 2022, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

About the recognition, Howley shared, “Upon graduation, I plan to pursue a career in Veterans' Disability Law. As a wife of an active-duty U.S. Marine, stepdaughter of a disabled Vietnam Marine Veteran, and sister of a disabled Navy Veteran, I have seen firsthand how important competent representation can be. I want to be a part of that process. I know attending this conference and hearing from authorities currently engaged in this area of law will be incredibly beneficial. I am very honored to have been selected for this opportunity.”