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Robert V. Chisholm - Providence, RI

1 Turks Head Pl#1100 Providence, RI 02903

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Updated: 12/02/2022

Providence Veterans Benefits Lawyer

Overview

Mr. Chisholm's primary focus is on representing disabled veterans in the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and before the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Representation of Disabled Veterans

Since 1990, Mr. Chisholm has been representing veterans before the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA). In that time, he has successfully represented hundreds of veterans in Court and before the Department of Veterans Affairs...

Mr. Chisholm's primary focus is on representing disabled veterans in the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and before the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Representation of Disabled Veterans

Since 1990, Mr. Chisholm has been representing veterans before the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA). In that time, he has successfully represented hundreds of veterans in Court and before the Department of Veterans Affairs. In addition, Mr. Chisholm has represented veterans before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Mr. Chisholm has also written numerous briefs as friend of the court in support of other veterans' cases. In 1999, Mr. Chisholm was elected to serve as the President of the National Organization of Veterans Advocates (NOVA) . NOVA serves attorneys and non-attorney practitioners admitted to practice before the CAVC. Mr. Chisholm is a frequent featured speaker at national conferences and meetings regarding veterans' rights. Mr. Chisholm was also elected to serve as the President of the CAVC Bar Association in 2002.Mr. Chisholm has also testified before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee and the House Veterans Affairs Committee on legislation affecting veterans.

About Robert V. Chisholm

Practice Areas

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Complex Litigation
  • Appellate Litigation

Languages

  • Spanish

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island, 1990
  • New York, 1989
  • Massachusetts, 1989
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 1991
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 1995
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1995

Other Affiliations

  • Rhode Island Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • NOVA, 1999 - 2004 (Past President)
  • CAVC Bar Association, 2002 (Past President)

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 1988
    J.D.
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Law Review: Boston University Law Review, Member, 1987 - 1988
  • Boston College, 1984
    B.A.
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Honors: Recognized by the Spanish Language department for excellence in Spanish with the Andres Bello award

Past Positions

  • Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett in New York, 1988-1990
  • Chisholm & Feldman, 1990

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Robert V. Chisholm

Included on the 2024 Rhode Island list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Robert V. Chisholm on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Inducted into the NOVA Hall of Honor in April of 2016 in recognition of a lifetime of dedication, service, and leadership
  • United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) awarded, Distinguished Service Award, 2016
  • Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly selected Mr. Chisholm as a Leader in the Law honoree as part of its annual Excellence in the Law ceremony, 2021

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Office Information

Address

1 Turks Head Pl#1100 Providence, RI 02903

Fax

  • (401) 421-3185

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Yes

Office Hours

Open 24 Hours

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