Sandra W. Wischow

Principal

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Phone

(804) 346-5206

Fax

(804) 346-5954

Email

swischow@goodmanallen.com

With more than eight years of experience representing U.S. Military Veterans worldwide, Ms. Wischow joined Goodman Allen Donnelly in January 2008 in our Veterans Benefits Group.

Ms. Wischow has represented hundreds of veterans and their dependants in their claims for disability before the United States Court of Veterans Appeals, the Board of Veterans Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. An educator, Ms. Wischow taught Legal Research and Writing at Boston University School of Law and Legal Environment of Business at Bentley College in Waltham, MA. Her prior legal experience also includes work as in-house counsel for Commercial Union Insurance Companies in Boston, MA. 

Professional Affiliations, Awards and Service
  • Board of Governors, CAVC Bar Association (2008)
    • Secretary, 2010-2012
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Bar Association
  • National Organization of Veterans Advocates


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Practice Areas
Education
  • Boston University School of Law Graduate Tax Program, LL.M in Taxation (1988)
  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., (Cum Laude) (1977)
  • Duke University, B.A., (Cum Laude) (1974)
Admitted to Practice
  • Virginia 
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit 
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for Veterans Claims
Reported Cases
  • Kahana v. Shinseki, 24 Vet.App. 242 (2011)
  • Clemons v. Shinseki, 23 Vet.App. 1 (2009)
  • Savitz v. Peake, 519 F.3d. 1312 (2008)
  • Mlechick v. Mansfield, 503 F.3d. 1340 ((2007)
  • Hupp v. Nicholson, 21 Vet.App. 342 (2007)