Seattle social security attorneys are available to the residents of Seattle (King County) who want to apply for disability benefits. Seattle, WA disability lawyers offer free evaluations and will be able to help you regardless of which step of the application process you are in. As of December 2012, there are 5, 626 pending cases at the Seattle hearing office and the wait time to have a hearing scheduled is 297 days. As of December 2011, there were 33, 190 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 36, 613 individuals receiving SSI benefits in King County.
People in Seattle can either apply for disability at their local SSA Office or online. The two closest offices to the Seattle area are listed below:
675 S Lane St
Seattle, WA 98104
13510 Aurora Ave N
Seattle, WA 98133
Hiring a Seattle Disability Attorney
If you are having difficulty understanding the requirements to be approved for disability benefits, you should consider consulting with a Seattle social security lawyer. A Lawyer will submit all necessary paperwork on your behalf and represent you at a hearing, if necessary.
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If you live outside Seattle, a Seattle Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in King County, Pierce County, Kitsap County, Island County, and Snohomish County: Kirkland, Bellevue, Shoreline, Edmonds, Everett, Bothel, Redmond, Sammamish, White Center, Mercer Island, Renton, Kent, Federal Way, Tacoma, and Auburn.
Listed below is the address to the Washington State bar association. They can be contacted for info on hiring an attorney.
Washington State Bar Association
1325 Fourth Ave., Ste. 600
Seattle, WA 98101
Seattle Disability Hearings
If your claim is one of the many that is denied at the reconsideration level, you will have to file for a disability hearing at the Seattle ODAR Office.
Listed Below are all of the Administrative Law Judges who handle cases at the Seattle Office:
|Akari, Wayne N.||41.27%|
|Basse, Eric S.||33.33%|
|Blanton, Michael C.||70.25%|
|Gallagher Dilley, Mary||55.08%|
|Martin, Lisa B.||0.00%|
|Meyers, Glenn G.||22.83%|
|Morris, Tom L.||14.06%|
|Robinson, Virginia M.||31.07%|
|Souza, Raymond L.||2.54%|
*Data from http://www.ssa.gov/appeals/DataSets/03_ALJ_Disposition_Data.html
Seattle disability lawyers will most likely be familiar with these judges and can use that familiarity to your advantage when preparing your case.
Your local congressman can be contacted if you need your hearing to be scheduled faster. However, it should only be done in extreme circumstances.
1809 7th Ave, Suite 1212
Seattle, WA 98101
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