VIRGINIA A. GIRARD-BRADY, Managing Attorney received her B.A. in English/Creative Writing from the University of Kansas, in Lawrence, Kansas, in 1989, and her Juris Doctorate from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, in 1996. In 2000, she founded ABS Legal Advocates, P.A. to protect the rights of those who had courageously served our country. With over 20 years of experience in veterans’ benefit law, she is the Chairman of the Regulation Committee and Vice President of the Board of the National Organization of Veterans Advocates (NOVA). She is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Supreme Court of Kansas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC), and the Federal District Court of Kansas. Virginia is also accredited by the US Department of Veterans Affairs.