Akron Social Security Attorney or Advocate

Akron (Summit County) residents who are out of work for a year due to a disability have the option of applying for disability benefits with the help of a disability attorney. Akron disability attorneys and advocates can help you get the benefits you deserve and avoid the stress associated with applying for disability. Currently, there are 6,324 pending cases at the Akron Hearing office and the wait time is 375 days. As of December 2011, there were 14,375 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 13,313 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Summit County.

Learn more about the SSD Programs available>>>

Akron disability applications can either apply for disability online or at one of the local offices listed below:

2 S Main Street
Akron, OH 44308
Telephone: 1-800-772-1213

2166 Roming Rd
Akron, OH 44320
Telephone: 1-800-772-1213

3355 Richmond Rd
Suite 211
Beachwood, OH 44122
Telephone: 1-800-772-1213

1370 Market Ave, N
Canton, OH 44714
Telephone: 1-330-489-4457

Akron Disability Attorneys

Akron is home to numerous social security attorneys who can help you with your claim. These attorneys are paid on a contingency basis, meaning they are not paid unless you are successfully awarded benefits. More info on the benefits of hiring an attorney>>>

An Akron Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Summit County, Geauga County, Cuyahoga County, Medina County, Wayne County, and Stark County: Cuyahoga Falls, Tallmadge, Mogadore, Lakemore, Barberton, Portage Lakes, Wadsworth, Copley, Cleveland, Montrose-Ghent, Fairlawn, Stow, Brimfield, Kent, Ravenna, Doylestown, and Green.

Listed below is the bar association that Akron residents can contact if they have questions about hiring an attorney:

Akron Bar Association
57 South Broadway
Akron, OH 44308

To speak with a local disability attorney or advocate, fill out a free disability review today.

Akron Disability Hearings

Majority of disability claims are denied at both the initial and reconsideration levels. If your claim is among the denied, you will have to request a hearing with the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) in Akron. Listed below are the administrative law judges (ALJs) who hear cases in the Akron office.

ALJApproval Rate
Aliberti, Louis51.69%
Beatty, Gregory M.32.42%
Ciccolini, Thomas A.75.35%
Goodrich, Paula J.50.31%
Knapp, Amanda32.88%
Lohr, Mary51.32%
Raeber, Jeffrey43.93%
Lissek, Meryl L.54.93%
Schmitz, Michael F.32.24%
Sheperd, Reuben41.79%
Shinn, Charles44.69%
Smoot, Susan39.94%

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

Akron disability attorneys will be familiar with the judges at this office and can use that knowledge to your advantage when preparing your case.

If you are in extreme financial or medical need, you may contact your congressman to see if he or she can get your hearing to be scheduled faster.

Fill out the form below to receive a free evaluation from an Akron Social Security attorney:

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