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Alexandra O’Connor Lio

Alexandra practices in the area of Veterans Benefits. Most of her work involves representing veterans whose claims have been denied by the Board of Veterans’ Appeals before the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

​Alexandra is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she earned a B.S., magna cum laude. She attended Roger Williams University School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. While in law school, Alexandra was a member of the honors program, served as Vice-President of the Moot Court Board, and participated in the Immigration Clinic, representing indigent clients facing deportation from the United States. She also worked as an AmeriCorps volunteer, representing indigent clients in housing matters, including individuals living in foreclosed properties and those in need of specialized housing.

In her spare time she enjoys reading, knitting, and spending time with her family and her Australian Shepherd.

Areas of Practice

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Complex Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island, 2010
  • Massachusetts, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, 2011


  • Spanish