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Devin Bissman

Devin Bissman

Swords to Plowshares
Staff Attorney
San Francisco, CA, USA


Devin Bissman is a Staff Attorney at Swords to Plowshares, a community-based non-profit that provides legal aid, housing, and social services to homeless and low-income veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area. During his time at Swords to Plowshares, Devin has assisted over two dozen veterans obtain VA benefits or previously denied access to VA health care. Prior to his transition to Staff Attorney, he was an Equal Justice Works Fellow at Swords to Plowshares. As a fellow, his work focused primarily on assistance National Guard and Reserve veterans. Devin served as an infantryman in the Army National Guard from 2006 to 2012. In 2010, he deployed to Afghanistan as a security team member for a provincial reconstruction team in the western province of Farah Afghanistan. Devin graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2014 and is a member of the State Bar of California.
Devin Bissman is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Sample Ratings Decision 1, Department of Veterans Affairs - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2016, Monday, November 14, 2016
Sample Ratings Decision 2, Department of Veterans Affairs - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2016, Monday, November 14, 2016
Compensation and Pension Exam Notice - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2016, Monday, November 14, 2016
Sample Statement of the Case - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2016, Monday, November 14, 2016
Department of Veteran Affairs Claims Procedure (PowerPoint slides) - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2016, Monday, November 14, 2016
VCAA Notice, Department of Veterans Affairs - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2016, Monday, November 14, 2016
Board of Veterans Appeals Decision - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2016, Monday, November 14, 2016
Sample VA Applications - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
VA Service-Connected Disability Compensation (PowerPoint slides) - Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
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