Chesley Roberts serves as the Deputy Director for The Veterans Consortium’s Legal Assistance Programs. She began working at TVC in 2020 as a Equal Justice Works Fellow, sponsored by Lockheed Martin Corporation. During her fellowship, Chesley managed TVC’s Women Veterans Legal Assistance Program (WVLAP) and focused on the unique legal issues women veterans face. In her current role, Chesley manages WVLAP, where she assists women veterans, who are survivors of Military Sexual Trauma, with their claims for VA disability compensation. She also manages our Veterans Naturalization Assistance Program (VNAP), which assists veterans who are applying for U.S. citizenship through their military service.
Chesley is a graduate of Florida State University (B.S. 2017) and Stetson University College of Law (J.D. 2020). While in law school, Chesley worked at Stetson’s Veteran Advocacy Clinic in St. Petersburg, Florida. She assisted veterans who were appealing decisions denying VA disability benefits.
To contact Chesley, please reach out to her at Chesley.Roberts@vetsprobono.org.