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Law Firms

While you do not need a lawyer to submit a claim to the VCF, some claimants choose to work with an attorney.  Information here is of particular interest to law firms and attorneys who are representing VCF claimants. Attorneys representing claimants are encouraged to check this page periodically for updates and new information. 

Forms and Resources

  • Law Firm Payment Instructions- instructions if your firm has an agreement with the claimants you represent that VCF payments will be made directly to a law firm bank account.
  • Exhibit C - Attorney Certification of Compliance with Provision on Limitation on Attorney Fees.
  • Change of Attorney Form - due to change of attorney.

 

Law Firm Did You Know?

 

Claims Management System (CMS) Info

CMS Enhancements - Tip Sheets

Communications to Law Firms:

2019

December 13, 2019

Notes posted from the December 6, 2019 VCF conference call with law firms.

November 19, 2019

Third Edition Did You Know? document from Law Firm Outreach team posted.

November 18, 2019

Law Firm Tip Sheet posted for recent enhancements made to the Online Claims System.

October 28, 2019

Updated Online Claims System Acceptable Use Policy posted.

October 7, 2019

Law Firm Tip Sheet posted for recent enhancements made to the Online Claims System.

August 2, 2019

Notes posted from the July 31, 2019 VCF conference call with law firms.

May 28, 2019

Second Edition Did You Know? document from Law Firm Outreach team posted.

May 28, 2019

Notes posted from the May 21, 2019 VCF conference call with law firms.

May 6, 2019

Law Firm Tip Sheet posted for recent enhancements made to the Online Claims System.

March 25, 2019

Did You Know? document from Law Firm Outreach team posted.

March 25, 2019

Law Firm Tip Sheet posted for recent enhancements made to the Online Claims System.

February 25, 2019

Notes posted from the February 15, 2019 VCF conference call with law firms.

2018

December 17, 2018

Law Firm Tip Sheet posted for recent enhancements made to the Online Claims System.

December 14, 2018

Updated Policy and Procedures document posted with accompanying notes emailed to law firms.

August 21, 2018

Notes posted from the August 15, 2018 VCF conference call with law firms.

July 30, 2018

Law Firm Tip Sheet posted for recent enhancements made to the Online Claims System.

May 2, 2018

Notes posted from the April 25, 2018 VCF conference call with law firms.

March 19, 2018

Law Firm Tip Sheet posted for recent enhancements made to the Online Claims System.

2017

December 20, 2017

Notes posted from the December 8, 2017 VCF conference call with law firms.

August 18, 2017

Notes and slides posted from the August 9, 2017 VCF in-person meeting with law firms.