Dana N. Weiner
Dana joined CCK in 2015 an Associate Attorney. Her practice focuses on representing disabled veterans before the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
Dana received her B.A. from Duke University in 2011 and her J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law in 2015. During law school, Dana was on the Law Review Board, in the Honors Program, and the Vice President of the Multicultural Law Students Association.
She gained practical experience as a National Grid/Robinson & Cole Summer Fellow and as a law clerk at a local, full-service law firm. She also gained courtroom experience as an intern in the chambers of Chief Judge William E. Smith of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island and at the Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General.
Dana is a certified mediator. She is currently teaching at the Veterans Disability Appeals Field Clinic at the Roger Williams University School of Law. She also serves as a Board Member for the Rhode Island Council on Problem Gambling and is a member of Lawyers Helping Lawyers. Dana’s hobbies include reading, baking, traveling, and playing with her French bulldog puppy.
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts
- State of Rhode Island
- U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island
- U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
- “CAVC Declines to Review VA’s Determination Obesity is Not a Disability”, Veterans Law Journal, Spring 2018
- “Broad Rating Criteria Held to Contemplate Symptoms Requiring an Assistive Device”, Veterans Law Journal, Winter 2018
- “Doubling Down: The Need to Address the Issue of Problem Gambling Among Veterans”, Vet L. J., (Vol. II, 2019)
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Rhode Island Council on Problem Gambling, Board Member
- Lawyers Helping Lawyers, Member
- RI Bar Journal Editorial Committee, Member