The Law Offices of Edward M. Farmer

The Law Offices of Edward M. Farmer

Firm Overview

Have you been denied your VA benefits claim? Welcome to the Law Office of Edward M. Farmer. As an Army veteran myself, I have dedicated my career to the legal needs of Veterans. Let the Law Offices of Edward M. Farmer help you with your VA benefits claim. You Fought For Us, Now I'll Fight For You. I handle initial VA claims and appeals at the Court of Appeals of Veterans Claims, FREE of Charge! For VA disability appeals at the Regional Office and Board of Veterans Appeals, there is NO FEE Unless I Win! For legal issues in Chicago and Illinois, I offer up-front fixed fees, contingency fees, free legal services, and other affordable payment options. I provide service for VA benefits not only in Chicago and Illinois but NATIONWIDE!

Main Office

Main Office
166 W. Washington St.

Chicago IL 60602

Phone

(800) 700-4174

Fax

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

No fee unless I win your appeal at the Regional Office or Board of Veterans Appeals

Hourly Rates

Initial claims and Court of Appeals of Veteran Claims free of charge

Veterans Disability

We provide nationwide service for VA benefit appeals at the Regional Office, Board of Veteran Appeals, and Court of Appeals of Veterans Claims.

We are a service-disabled veteran-owned law office. Soon after returning home from the Iraq War, I experienced the frustration of navigating the complex legal system of the Department of Veterans Affair. We know it can be frustrating navigating the VA when you do not understand their rules of engagement. We have the experience and knowledge to lead you through the frustration. I have extensive experience in handling VA disability appeal. I have handled hundreds of claims and appeals at the Regional Office, Board of Veterans Appeals, and the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. VA disability appeals can be complicated, hire an attorney who deals with VA claims on a daily basis. I handle initial VA claims and appeals at the Court of Appeals of Veterans Claims, FREE of Charge! For VA disability appeals at the Regional Office and Board of Veterans Appeals, there is NO FEE Unless I Win! I provide service for VA benefits not only in Chicago and Illinois but NATIONWIDE!

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

We are a service-disabled veteran-owned law office. Soon after returning home from the Iraq War, I experienced the frustration of navigating the complex legal system of the Department of Veterans Affair. We know it can be frustrating navigating the VA when you do not understand their rules of engagement. We have the experience and knowledge to lead you through the frustration.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

I have extensive experience in handling VA disability appeal. I have handled hundreds of claims and appeals at the Regional Office, Board of Veterans Appeals, and the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. VA disability appeals can be complicated, hire an attorney who deals with VA claims on a daily basis.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

I handle initial VA claims and appeals at the Court of Appeals of Veterans Claims, FREE of Charge! For VA disability appeals at the Regional Office and Board of Veterans Appeals, there is NO FEE Unless I Win! For legal issues in Chicago and Illinois, I offer up-front fixed fees, contingency fees, free legal services, and other affordable payment options. I provide service for VA benefits not only in Chicago and Illinois but NATIONWIDE! In Illinois, I also assist with matters such as VA home loans, wills and estate planning, certifying veteran-owned businesses, and other business needs.

Edward Farmer

The Law Offices of Edward M. Farmer

Ed was born in Park Ridge, Illinois. During grade school and high school, Ed lived in the small town of Crete, Illinois. In his senior year of high school, Ed enlisted with the Illinois Army National Guard as a field artillery cannon crewmember. In August of 2001, Ed was sent to Fort Sill, Oklahoma for basic and advanced individual training. The attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon happened during his training. After completing training, Ed returned to Illinois and shortly afterwards, began attending school at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. In 2004, during his senior year at Illinois State University, Ed's National Guard unit was activated by the Federal government to serve a tour of duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Ed and his unit were cross trained as infantry mortar men before being sent to Iraq. Ed performed a variety of tasks while serving in Iraq including offensive and defensive combat operations. He was awarded the Army's Combat Infantry Badge for engaging with enemy and insurgent forces in Iraq. An Army Accommodation Medal was awarded to Ed for his assistance with training the Iraqi Army.

Ed returned home from Iraq in May of 2005. He completed his bachelor's degree at Illinois State University and subsequently attended law school at Valparaiso School of Law in Valparaiso, Indiana. While attending Valparaiso, Ed founded the law school's first group for Veteran law students, The Military Veterans Law Association. Ed has spent a majority of his legal career assisting veterans with legal issues in both the public and private sectors. His first job after law school was working with a national veteran disability firm in Marion, Indiana and Clearwater, Florida. There he handled hundreds of VA disability appeals at the Regional Office, Board of Veterans Appeals and Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. He subsequently became the Senior Staff Attorney of the Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic (VLSC) at The John Marshall Law School. The VLSC handles disability appeals, discharge upgrades, and veteran diversion court matters. He currently is an Adjunct Professor of Law at The John Marshall Law School where he teaches law students the substantive and practical aspects of veteran's advocacy law. Ed is also a frequent presenter on veteran and military service-related topics.

License

Bar Number: 6303273
Illinois, 2010

Education

Valparaiso University School of Law
J.D., 2010

Illinois State Univeristy
B.S., 2007

Edward Farmer

The Law Offices of Edward M. Farmer

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