Shawn A. Wright
Shawn joined Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick in August of 2019 as an Associate Attorney. His practice focuses on representing veterans with disabilities before the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Shawn earned his J.D. from The University of Miami School of Law in 2019, graduating cum laude. In 2015, he graduated summa cum laude from Eastern Nazarene College with a double major in Social Work and Business Administration. While at Eastern Nazarene, Shawn developed his interest in the law while working as a victim advocate for the Norfolk County District Attorney’s office assisting victims of domestic violence through court processes.
Upon graduation from Miami Law, Shawn received the HOPE (Helping Others through Pro Bono Efforts) community service and pro bono service awards for his efforts in the greater Miami-Dade community. He also served as an Articles and Comments Editor on the University of Miami Law Review where he published an article on union activity for the law review’s website.
Prior to joining Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick, Shawn worked at the National Labor Relations Board in Miami, FL as a legal intern during his first summer in law school. His second summer in law school was spent at Hancock Estabrook LLP in Syracuse, NY as a summer associate gaining experience in complex litigation. During the school year, Shawn worked at a small plaintiff-focused civil litigation firm in Miami, FL advocating for unlawfully terminated employees, victims of sexual harassment, and wrongly evicted tenants, among others.
During his free time, Shawn enjoys traveling the world with his spouse, running marathons, going to sporting events, and trying out new restaurants.
- U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
- State of Massachusetts
- State of New York
- Not licensed by Rhode Island
April 12, 2017
April 9, 2021