Michelle L. DeTore

Michelle has been working with Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick since January of 2012.  Currently, Michelle serves as the Claims Advocate Supervisor.  Michelle became an accredited practitioner before the VA in December of 2015.  Over the years, she has helped over a thousand disabled veterans, their spouses, and family members secure their benefits before the VA Regional Offices and Board of Veterans’ Appeals.

Michelle attended Roger Williams University, where she earned a B.S. in Legal Studies and Psychology in 2009. After graduating from Roger Williams University, Michelle gained experience representing disabled individuals and their families as a paralegal in a Social Security Disability law firm.  In 2015, Michelle spoke at the National Organization of Veterans’ Advocates (NOVA) spring conference about how to utilize paralegals in a VA practice.

In her spare time, she enjoys visiting Cape Cod; attending sporting events; and spending time with her family and dog, Rori.


  • Veterans Benefits