Provost Umphrey lawyer Chris
Kirchmer got an early start on Veterans Day volunteering at a free legal
clinic organized by the Jefferson County Bar Associations’ Veterans Initiative
and benefiting local military veterans.
award winning Veterans Initiative provides free legal services to qualifying
veterans through attorney volunteers like Chris. The program hosts a
number of free legal clinics throughout the year as well as bi-monthly legal
seminars focusing on specific areas of law. Since its inception in 2010,
the local program (coordinated by Melissa Kirchmer, Chris’ wife) has provided
over 525 local veterans with fee legal advice and/or representation in areas
including family law, wills and probate, consumer protection, landlord/tenant
law, tax law, bankruptcy, employment law, foreclosures, and veterans’ benefits
and disability claims.
years, Provost Umphrey Lawyers including Chris, Jennifer Job,
Turner, and Doug Sikes
have volunteered at JCBA Veterans Initiative events and/or handled pro bono cases for military veterans.