Sean Kendall, Veterans' Attorney
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- Sean Kendall
- 2727 Pine Street
Boulder CO 80306
Sean Kendall has a J.D. from George Washington University, National Law Center and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Colorado. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the National Organization for Veterans' Advocates and Board of Governors of the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans' Claims Bar Association, and is a former member of the Rules Committee for the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans' Claims. Attorney Kendall started working in the area of veterans' law in 1990 for the National Veterans' Legal Services Project as a law clerk. At NVLSP he represented veterans before the Board of Veterans' Appeals on behalf of Vietnam Veterans of America. Following graduation from law school Attorney Kendall continued at NVLSP as a staff attorney, working on such cases as Emphraim v. Brown, 5 Vet. App. 549.
Attorney Kendall started his own practice in 1993, concentrating on various fields of administrative law practice. He has briefed several cases on behalf of the National Organization of Veterans' Advocates, Inc. as amicus curiae, including Austin v. Brown, 6 Vet. App. 547 (1994), with Keith Snyder. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Colorado, the U.S. Court of Veterans Appeals, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and the U.S. District Court, Colorado.
Expertise and Experience
- Psychiatric disabilities include service connection for schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Numerous cases have resulted in awards of over $400,000.00 in benefits for the veteran.
- Physical disabilities include lower back disabilities, cervical spine injuries and gunshot wounds.
- Unemployability. If you are unable to work due to your disorders, you should be paid at the 100-percent rate.
- Expert Witnesses. Winning your VA case often depends on having the right expert witness to testify. We have a network of experts who we have worked with to win awards of hundreds of thousands of dollars for our clients.
Professional Honors & Activities:
Former Member of the Board of Directors, National Organization for Veterans' Advocates (2006 to 2010).
Board of Directors, U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans' Claims Bar Assocation from (2005 to 2008).
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Unemployability Claims for Veterans
- Court rules that Medical Examination Not Always Necessary in Unemployability Claim with Multiple Service-Connected Disabilities
- Benefits for Unemployed Veterans
- VA Plan to Transform the Appeals Process: Va proposes to shorten the time it takes to appeal decisions to the Board of Veterans' Appeals (currently three years) by gutting veterans rights.
- U.S. Court of Veterans Claims issues en banc opinion allowing equitable tolling of late appeals.
- Court of Veterans Claims issues important decision on Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation