Major General Ernest A. and Marilyn Bedke Veterans Law Center

Attorneys and staff at the Major General Ernest A. and Marilyn Bedke Veterans Law Center serve veterans throughout the Tampa Bay area, including those across the state of Florida through the Veterans Legal Helpline.

To apply for services, call our Veterans Legal Helpline: 866.486.6161, Monday-Friday, 9.a.m.-4:30 p.m. If your matter is not an emergency, you can also apply anytime online.


1302 N 19th Street
Suite 400
Tampa, FL 33605
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NOTE: By appointment only. No walk-ins.


Phone: 813.232.1343
Fax: 813.248.9922


Free parking is available with entrances available on E 2nd Avenue, Angel Olivia Senior Street, and E 3rd Avenue.


Monday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

What to Bring

Any documents that relate to your problem.


Call the office for specific accommodations or assistance.

Client Complaints and Grievance Policy

If you have been denied services, have a complaint about the firm or your assigned attorney, follow the instructions in our Client Rights policy to have your concerns heard.

If You Live in Another State

The laws are different from state to state. Search for a legal aid organization where your legal problem is based or use one of these tools:

Still have questions?

If you live or have a case in Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas or Sarasota counties, we may be able to help.

How do I apply? Am I eligible?

Call (800) 625-2257

to apply for service.

Or complete our online application

and we will call you back.