The law firm DLA Piper will continue its tradition of volunteering at the 26th Stand Down for Homeless Veterans event, which will be held Friday through Sunday at the San Diego High School athletics field.
More than 40 DLA Piper volunteers will provide a range of services to the roughly 1,000 veterans expected to attend.
The three-day event is hosted by the Veterans Village of San Diego and provides critical services to homeless veterans. DLA Piper has been an active supporter of Stand Down since 2006.
Along with volunteers from Qualcomm, Solar Turbines and Westlaw, DLA Piper will be providing several legal and charitable services, including staffing a communications tent to help veterans find lost loved ones.
The firm also will provide free legal services at the expungement desk to help veterans seal records. DLA Piper staff and attorneys screen veterans on-site to determine if they are eligible to have their criminal records expunged. Prior records are a major hindrance to veterans’ employment opportunities and an expungement allows them to report never having been convicted of a crime on non-governmental job or housing applications.
Additionally, firm members will be cooking and serving the Friday evening meal for roughly 1,500 participants and volunteers.
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