David Sonenshine

last updated 6/15/2018

David M. Sonenshine

Senior Staff Attorney at National Veterans Legal Services Program

Location:
1600 K Street, NW Suite 500, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
HQ Phone:
(202) 265-8305

General Information

Experience

David@Nvlsp.Org - IDES- Lawyers Serving Warriors

Officer - U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps

Military Prosecutor and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney - U.S. Attorney's Office

Education

B. A. , with HonorsUniversity of Florida

J. D.University of South Carolina School of Law

Recent News  

NVLSP

David Sonenshine, Senior Staff Attorney [more]
Ms. Odom lives in Falls Church with her husband David, who is a veteran of the United States Navy. image of David Sonenshine David Sonenshine Senior Staff Attorney Mr. David M. Sonenshine is a senior staff attorney with NVLSP's Lawyers Serving Warriors ® Project. He mentors and advises volunteer attorneys representing service members in the military's Disability Evaluation System and before the Board for Corrections of Military Records. Mr. Sonenshine's practice also involves representing veterans and survivors before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. Prior to joining NVLSP, Mr. Sonenshine served three years on active duty as an officer in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps. As a judge advocate, he served as a military prosecutor and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. Mr. Sonenshine is a graduate of the University of Florida (B.A., with Honors, 1999) and the University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D., 2004). Mr. Sonenshine is admitted to practice in South Carolina and the District of Columbia. Mr. Sonenshine and his wife Joanne live in Arlington, Virginia with their two children.

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NVLSP

David Sonenshine, Senior Staff Attorney [more]
Ms. Odom lives in Falls Church with her husband David, who is a veteran of the United States Navy. image of David Sonenshine David Sonenshine Senior Staff Attorney Mr. David M. Sonenshine is a senior staff attorney with NVLSP's Lawyers Serving Warriors® Project. He mentors and advises volunteer attorneys representing service members in the military's Disability Evaluation System and before the Board for Corrections of Military Records. Mr. Sonenshine's practice also involves representing veterans and survivors before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. Prior to joining NVLSP, Mr. Sonenshine served three years on active duty as an officer in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps. As a judge advocate, he served as a military prosecutor and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. Mr. Sonenshine is a graduate of the University of Florida (B.A., with Honors, 1999) and the University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D., 2004). Mr. Sonenshine is admitted to practice in South Carolina and the District of Columbia. Mr. Sonenshine and his wife Joanne live in Arlington, Virginia with their two children.

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Four U.S. Senators Demand Army Stop Discharging Troubled Combat Soldiers | CPR

"It's puzzling and troubling," says David Sonenshine, a former military prosecutor who now works with the nonprofit National Veterans Legal Services Program in Washington D.C.
He says that because "the person who's in charge of the investigation is also the same person who ultimately reviews some of these administrative separations, [it] creates the picture that there's just something unfair or un-objective about the process." Morrison's Army records suggest he's the kind of soldier that senators say the Army should help, not punish. He's a 20-year veteran. He fought four tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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