Thomas J. Kniffen, Attorney at Law

I understand from my own personal and family experiences after military service, what help you and your dependents need.


Over 20 years of experience in the area of VA Disability Compensation Benefits while working as an attorney for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and in his private practice, Thomas J. Kniffen provides legal advocacy to Veterans and Dependents of Veterans who desire to obtain the maximum available VA Disability Compensation Benefits.

Tom Kniffen is a veteran himself, and includes in his representation an understanding of the needs and concerns of Veterans and their Dependents, who seek his counsel. During his service on active duty and in the reserves, Tom was deployed to the Persian Gulf, Iceland and served in the Pentagon directly after 9/11.

​Tom presented Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses on the subject of Veterans Disability Law to various Bar Associations in New York.

Licensed to Practice in NY, PA and before the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) and the Federal Circuit. Fully Accredited by VA.

VA Disability Compensation and Pension Benefits

​Helping Veterans and Dependents of Veterans