Raleigh Social Security Attorney or Advocate

Raleigh (Wake County) social security disability (SSD) attorneys are available to assist those people who are looking to apply for benefits due to a disability. SSD attorneys will be able to help right from the start of the application process. Currently, there are 8,133 pending cases at the Fayetteville Hearing office and the wait time is 393 days. As of December 2011, there were 16,275 people receiving SSDI benefits and 11,427 people receiving SSI benefits in Cumberland County.

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Listed below are the local Social Security Administration (SSA) offices in or near the Raleigh area where one can apply for disability:

4701 Old Wake Forest
Raleigh, NC 27609
Telephone: 1-877-803-6311

4701 Old Wake Forest
Raleigh, NC 27609
Telephone: 1-877-803-6311

858 S Beckford Drive
Henderson, NC 27536
Telephone: 1-252-438-8977

633 Venture Drive
Smithfield, NC 27577
Telephone: 1-919-934-5888

Hiring a Raleigh Disability Attorney

The process of being approved for disability benefits is not an easy task. Thus, it is in your best interest to have a Raleigh disability attorney help you with your claim. These attorneys work on a contingency basis and are only paid if you are successfully awarded benefits.

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A Raleigh Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Wake County, Chatham County, Durham County, Orange County, Lee County, Johnston County, Hartnett County, Franklin County, and Nash County: Millbrook, Morrisville, Carpenter, Genlee Cleg, Blands, Friendship, Rolesville, Durham, Wake Forest, Falls, Apex, Holly Springs, Garner, Knightdale, Zebulan, Wendell, Burlington, Middlesex, Chapel Hill, Shotwell, Benson, Fuquay- Varina, and Wilson.

All questions about hiring an attorney in the Raleigh area can be directed to the bar association listed below:

Wake County Bar Association
8000 Weston Parkway, Suite 330
Cary, NC 27513

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Raleigh Disability Hearings

Most claims are denied at the reconsideration level in the Raleigh area, as well as nationally. If you claim is among the denied, then you will have to request to have a hearing with the Raleigh Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR). All hearings at the Raleigh office are handled by one of the judges (ALJs) listed below:

ALJ NameApproval Rate
Andersen, William66.06%
Brinkley, Joseph L.36.05%
Brockington, Gary18.21%
Davis, Kelly61.90%
Harper, Catherine42.51%
Hogan, Mason40.00%
Miller, Larry A.41.62%
Ofori-Acquaah, Anne-Mar A.34.95%
Phares, Robert48.41%
Rideout, Robert39.76%
Stam, Yvonne K.50.48%
von Euler, Barbara12.33%
Williams, James E.39.10%
Wisz, Katherine D.36.77%
Wordsworth, Paula0.34%
Wright, Wanda L.51.31%

*Data from http://www.ssa.gov/appeals/DataSets/03_ALJ_Disposition_Data.html


Raleigh disability attorneys will have to attend hearings often at the Raleigh office. Thus, they have a have a good sense of what each specific ALJ expects. That knowledge could prove to be invaluable during your disability hearing.

Under extreme medical or financial circumstances, you contact your local congressman to see if he or she could intervene with the ODAR to speed up the scheduling of your hearing. The congressman's office location for the Raleigh area is:

5400 Trinity Road, Suite 205
Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: 919-859-5999

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