Everett L. McKeown, Esq.

Areas of Practice for Veterans:
  • VA Disability Claims Appeals
  • VA Debt Overpayment Disputes
  • Military Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Criminal Matters / Veterans Court*
  • Domestic Relations*
  • General Civil/Business Law & Consulting

Professional Leadership

  • Chair of the Veterans Disability Subcommittee, Orange County Bar Association Veterans Committee, Orlando, FL

Associations and Memberships

  • Court of Appeals for Veteran's Claims Bar Association
  • VA Accredited Disability Attorney
  • National Organization for Veteran's Advocates (NOVA) – Sustaining Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Veterans Law / Military Law Committee – Member
  • The American Legion – Member

Bar Association Memberships

  • Florida Bar Association (Admitted 2007)
  • District of Columbia Bar Association (Admitted 2010)
  • Tennessee Bar Association (Admitted 2013)
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Orange County, FL Bar Association
  • Greater Orlando Asian-American Bar Association

Military Service

  •         Military Experience
    •  Officer – Rank of Captain
    •  Current Position – Brigade Judge Advocate, 518th Sustainment Brigade
    •   Enlisted Service:
      • 13 years Active Duty U.S. Air Force
      • 4 years Florida Army National Guard–Paralegal NCO
      • 5 years U.S. Army Reserves, Chief Paralegal NCO
  • Military Awards & Honors
    • Deployed to Saudi Arabia in support of Desert Shield/Desert Storm
    • Deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
    • Deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
    • Army Meritorious Service Medal
    • Army Commendation Medal (x2)
    • Army Achievement Medal
    • Iraqi Campaign Medal
    • Afghan Campaign Medal
    • NATO Medal (ISAF)
    • Air Force Commendation Medal
    • Air Force Achievement Medal
    • Air Force Combat Readiness Ribbon

Volunteer Work

  • Veterans Pro Bono Consortium

Education

  • Judge Advocate Officer's Advanced Course (2013)
  • Criminal Law Trial Advocacy Course (2012)
  • Judge Advocate Tactical Staff Officer's Course (2009)
  • Judge Advocate Officer's Basic Course (2008)
  • Juris Doctorate – Barry University School of Law (2006)
  • Master in Business Administration (MBA) – University of Orlando (1999)
  • Master of Science, Human Resources Management – Chapman University (1993)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Human Resources Administration – St Leo University (1988)

 *Legal Matters involving extensive and recurring appearances in Court are limited to Veterans in the Central Florida area on a case-by-case basis.