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Helping Low Income Veterans Through The Veterans Legal Institute With Antoinette Balta
Episode 534th August 2021 • Law, The Universe, And Everything • The Soldati Group
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Pacifico talks with Antoinette Balta, founder of the Veterans Legal Institute, about her work helping low income veterans with a variety of legal issues.


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Show Notes:

00:00 Show Intro

01:04 Https://

01:40 Guest Intro – Antoinette Balta

03:59 Interview begins

04:11 The road to law school

05:17 Helping low income veterans

06:20 Creating the Veterans Legal Institute

09:33 The evolution of VLI and veterans work

14:27 The importance of discharge upgrades and ending veteran suicide and homelessness

20:04 Volunteering with VLI

21:49 Fighting forward for veterans

25:23 Finding mentors

26:29 The best investment Antoinette has ever made

28:55 Investing in yourself

30:45 Antoinette’s advice for young people

32:03 Antoinette’s book recommendations

33:27 Antoinette’s billboard

34:09 Being your best self

35:02 Antoinette’s heroes

38:14 Learning to say no

40:09 Antoinette’s self care strategies

41:31 The kindest thing anyone has done for Antoinette

42:47 Show Outro