Jackson Social Security Attorney or Advocate

A Jackson (Hinds County) social security disability attorney can help the residents of Jackson who are out of work due to a disability. Your attorney will help you apply for disability benefits and get approved in an efficient manner. Currently, there are 4,561 pending cases at the Jackson Hearing office and the wait time is 356 days. As of December 2011, there were 9,010 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 10,746 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Hinds County.

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Jackson residents can either apply for disability online or at one of the SSA (Social Security Administration) office listed below:

100 West Capitol Street
Suite 225
Jackson, MS 39269
Telephone: 1-866-331-8135

4155 Clay Street
Suite 132
Vicksburg, MS 39183
Telephone: 1-866-964-0996

Hiring a Jackson Disability Attorney

If you are not sure as to how to go about applying for disability, you should speak with a Jackson disability lawyer or advocate. These attorneys can help you submit an initial application for disability and represent you at the hearing, if your claim has been denied.

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A Jackson disability attorney can also help individuals from the following areas with their disability claims: Hinds County, Madison County, Rankin County, Copiah County, and Simpson County: Flowood, Pearl, Richland, Brandon, Florence, Raymond, Gulfport, Clinton, Ridgeland, Madison, Bryram, Crystal Springs, Raymond, Bolton, and Champion Hill.

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

Listed below is the bar association that can be contacted if you have any questions about hiring an attorney in the Jackson area:

Capital Area Bar Association
P.O. Box 14065
Jackson, MS 39236

Jackson Disability Hearings

If your disability claim is denied at both the initial and reconsideration levels, you will have to request a hearing with the Jackson hearing office.

Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) are responsible for making the decisions on disability claims during the hearings. Listed below are the judges in the Jackson office, along with their approval rates:

ALJ Name Approval Rate
De Gruy, Elizabeth 67.72%
Fraiser, Jim 38.81%
Hubbard, W. S 48.55%
Jacks, John T 48.11%
Kerstine, Edwin E 86.79%
McCormack, Kieran 38.10%
Owens, Windell R 51.14%
Robinson, Laura 49.35%
Rose, Willie L 44.06%
Stroud, Larry J 38.40%

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

It is in your best interest to hire a Jackson disability attorney, because they will have attended numerous hearings at this office in the past. As a result, they will be familiar with the judges at this office.

It can be difficult to wait over a year to be approved for disability when the bills are piling up. In very rare circumstances, you may call your congressman to see if he can intervene to speed up the processing of your hearing. The congressman for the Jackson area is:

Bennie Thompson
3607 Medgar Evers Blvd
Jackson, MS 39213
Phone: (601) 946-9003

Fill out the form below for a free evaluation of your claim by a disability attorney or advocate:

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