Veterans Law Group is committed to helping wounded warriors like you.
Veterans disability law is all that we do. VLG represents disabled veterans and their families in obtaining the maximum level of benefits in every possible way.
Since 1996, we have fought and won thousands of claims for wounded warriors with physical and psychological disabilities, some of which have helped set new precedents for veterans disability benefits and claims.
And because we focus only on VA disability cases, you get peace of mind in knowing we’re always up to date on the law and the everyday practice of the VA.
Meet the Team
The Veterans Law Group is one of the most respected advocates for disabled veterans within the legal community. As a team, we’re committed to obtaining the maximum level of benefits for our clients in every possible way.
Whether you’re just beginning the appeals process or you’re ready to fight the system, you can get the legal representation you need from a team of qualified and experienced veterans disability lawyers.
Want to learn more? Check out our team profiles and get to know us.
Your Attorneys and Staff
Mark R. Lippman
Founder & Lead Attorney
Mark R. Lippman has practiced law for over 30 years. Since 1996, he has exclusively represented disabled veterans in their appeals for VA disability compensation.
Laura Anderson is a VA-accredited attorney who represents veterans in all phases of their disability appeals. She leads hearings before the Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA) in Washington D.C., and with Decision Review Officers (DRO) at the Regional Office, and she is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. She has participated in hundreds of veterans’ cases to date and stays on top of the VA’s latest developments through participation in organizations such as the National Organization for Veterans Advocates (NOVA).
Paralegal / US Navy Veteran
Edward Barick joined us in October 2015 as a Veterans Law Paralegal. Mr. Barick graduated from the University of San Diego Paralegal Program in September 2015. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with an emphasis in Marketing.
Paralegal / US Navy Veteran
Stephannie Alvarez, a US Navy veteran and military wife, joined the firm in 2022, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise.
Paula Jahn is the daughter of a US Army Veteran. Paula graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a BA in German Studies and a BA in Global Studies, later completing the University of San Diego’s paralegal program with honors in April 2020.
Intake Specialist Coordinator
Karen Tackett has been an Intake Specialist/Coordinator at Veterans Law Group for over two years, fulfilling her duties with diligence and excellence. Before joining the group, Karen was a full-time mother of four wonderful children that she raised with her husband, a U.S. Army veteran who faithfully served for over 30 years.