LegalShield Develops Military Outreach Program to Support Military Reservists

Apr 07, 2014, 14:00 ET from LegalShield

DALLAS, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LegalShield, one of the nation's leading providers of legal safeguards for individuals, families and small businesses, announced today a partnership with American Jobs for American Heroes, to create a military outreach program offering servicemen and women the tools to start their own home-based business.  

The program will allow LegalShield to visit military reserve installations around the nation throughout the remainder of 2014. LegalShield will make a series of presentations that focus on the unique business opportunity that exists for reservists as LegalShield associates.  A portion of the membership fees secured through the presentations will go directly to DAV (Disabled American Veterans).

"Our nation's military veterans have developed key skills in leadership, teamwork and discipline that every business values in its employees," said Rip Mason, CEO of LegalShield. "We're excited about this new initiative with American Jobs for American Heroes to give back to our nation's reservists and assist them in finding new opportunities as they serve our country."

"We're thrilled to have LegalShield as a partner to assist in creating more business opportunities for our troops," said Stacy Bayton of American Jobs for American Heroes. "Our troops offer a tremendous range of skills that can benefit any employer and with LegalShield's help we will be able to offer a portable and flexible business model for reservists."

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About LegalShield
LegalShield is one of the nation's leading providers of legal safeguards for individuals, families and small businesses. LegalShield also offers one of the industry's most affordable identity theft plans. Members receive identity theft protection for the entire family for the cost most competitors charge to cover a single individual. LegalShield legal plans cover more than 1.4 million families and 3.7 million lives across North America. More than 34,000 companies offer the LegalShield plan to their employees as a voluntary benefit. For as low as $20 per month, LegalShield members get access to attorneys who are experienced in the areas of law that most impact families and small businesses. Unlike other legal plans or do-it-yourself websites, LegalShield has dedicated law firms in 49 states and four provinces in Canada that members can call for help without having to worry about high hourly rates. The attorneys at these firms have an average of 19 years of experience in such areas as family matters, estate planning, financial and business issues, consumer protection, tax, real estate, benefits disputes and auto/driving issues. In 2013 alone, LegalShield firms received more than 1.8 million calls from members. For more information, visit or call 800-654-7757.

About DAV
DAV empowers veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity. It is dedicated to a single purpose: fulfilling our promises to the men and women who served. DAV does this by ensuring that veterans and their families can access the full range of benefits available to them; fighting for the interests of America's injured heroes on Capitol Hill; and educating the public about the great sacrifices and needs of veterans transitioning back to civilian life. DAV, a non-profit organization with 1.2 million members, was founded in 1920 and chartered by the U. S. Congress in 1932. Learn more at

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