David M. Braga
David joined Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick in May of 2017 as a Claims Advocate and became an Accredited VA Claims Agent in December of 2020. After working at CCK full-time for three years, David made the decision to attend law school in August 2020, and remained with the firm part-time while he attended law school. After his second year of law school, David rejoined CCK full time as a summer associate, where he gained valuable experience representing veterans before the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans’ Claims. David rejoined the firm full time in August 2023 after sitting for the Bar Examination. His practice focuses on representing disabled veterans before the Department of Veterans Affairs and Board of Veterans’ Appeals.
David earned his B.A. in history, summa cum laude, in 2017 from Bridgewater State University. David earned his J.D., summa cum laude, from Roger Williams University School of law in 2023. During law school, David was a member of the Law Review, Moot Court Board, and Honors Program. David was the Runner Up in the 2021 Esther Clark Moot Court Competition. David also served as a teaching assistant for professors Louise Ellen Teitz, Tanya Monestier, Andrew Spacone, and Tara Allen, assisting these professors with their Civil Procedure, Contracts, Business Organizations, and Evidence classes, respectively. During the summer after his first year of law school, David was the Janet D. Steiger Fellow at the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General, where we worked with the Consumer Protection Division.
David also has experience working in municipal government, he previously served as an elected member of the Town of Fairhaven Planning Board, an appointed member of the Town of Fairhaven Historical Commission, and an appointed member of the Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District.
In his spare time, David enjoys live music, reading, traveling, and cheering on the Boston Red Sox.
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August 16, 2023
May 14, 2020