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Cathy  Wong

Cathy Wong

Swords to Plowshares
Staff Attorney & Pro Bono Manager
San Francisco, CA, USA


Cathy Wong is the Staff Attorney & Pro Bono Manager at Swords to Plowshares, a community-based non-profit that provides legal aid, housing, and social services to homeless and low-income veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to joining Swords, she represented homeless and low-income veterans as the Veterans Project Attorney at Bay Area Legal Aid and as a Staff Attorney at the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center. Before working in poverty law, she practiced corporate and securities law at Mayer Brown's New York office. She is a graduate of St. John's University School of Law and is a member of the New York and Connecticut State Bars.
Cathy Wong is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters VA Accreditation FAQ, How to Apply for VA Accreditation as an Attorney or Claims Agent - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
VA Benefit Fact Sheet—Claims for VA Benefits and Character of Discharge, General Information - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
VA Benefit Fact Sheet—Life Insurance, Veterans Group Life Insurance - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
VA Benefit Fact Sheet—Home Loan Guaranty, VA Guaranteed Loan - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
VA Benefit Fact Sheet—Dependents and Survivors, Burial and Plot Interment Allowance - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
VA Service-Connected Disability Compensation (PowerPoint slides) - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Eligibility Determination, Amended on July 27, 2017, VHA Directive 1601A.02, Department of Veteran Affairs - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
VA Benefit Fact Sheet—Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Services, Education and Career Counseling - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
VA Benefit Fact Sheet—Home Loan Guaranty, Homeless Shelter Program - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
VA Benefit Fact Sheet—Education and Training, Post-9/11 GI Bill: Factors to Consider - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Sample VA Applications - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Introduction to Benefits for Veterans with Disabilities (PowerPoint slides) - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades, and Veteran Cultural Competency Program Introduction (PowerPoint slides) - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Underserved: How the VA Wrongfully Excludes Veterans with Bad Paper, March 2016 - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
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