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Alexandra Curran

Phone: (866) 627 - 7764
Fax: (214) 741 - 2337

Attorney Alexandra Curran joined Attig | Steel in March 2019, where she focuses on appellate advocacy before the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. 

Alexandra has personally experienced the dynamics of military life and deployment, as well as the overwhelming and frustrating nature of VA disability claims and appeals. 

Just days after her graduation from law school in 2010, Alexandra’s husband was injured in combat in Afghanistan. She quickly found herself learning about military retirement and VA disability, and knew then that she wanted to devote her law practice to representing veterans. 

Following a one year clerkship with the Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Court, Alexandra began representing veterans before the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.  

Since that time, she has represented hundreds of veterans at the Board of Veterans’ Appeals and United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. 

Admissions

Licensed to practice law in Rhode Island and Massachusetts

United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (2012)

Accredited VA attorney (2014)

United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island (2016)

Member, National Organization of Veterans Advocates

Member, Military Spouse JD Network

Member, Rhode Island Bar Association

Education

J.D., Roger Williams University School of Law (2010)

B.A. Psychology, University of Rhode Island (2007)

Recent Cases

This case involves the BVA’s dismissal of a veteran’s claim for an earlier effective date for his service-connected post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) based on clear and unmistakeable error. Our client appealed the Board’s decision to th… Read More
The cause number of this appeal, and the veteran’s name, have been withheld to protect the veteran’s privacy. In this case, the BVA denied an increased rating of 70% to a veteran for his service-connected PTSD. The BVA also found the vete… Read More
This case involves a veteran’s appeal to the BVA seeking service connection for arthritis.  The veteran served in the US Air Force from 2005 to 2006. He injured his knee and other parts of his body when required to move heavy appliances into a… Read More

See More Appellate Results

VA Form 21 Blog

May
28
What is the Deep Issue in the Case? This case had two issues: one statutory and the other constitutional. Issue#1: 38 U.S.C. §5103A(a)(1) requires the Secretary “assist a claimant in obtaining evidence to substantiate the claim.” The… Read More
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15

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