Little Rock, Arkansas (Pulaski County) is home to many Social Security Disability attorneys who are available to assist applicants with the Social Security Disability application process. A Little Rock Social Security Disability attorney can ultimately help you receive disability benefits and avoid long wait times.
The Little Rock Hearing Office currently has 6,281 pending cases and a processing time of 354 days. Although waiting for your application to be processed can be difficult, the residents of Pulaski County find that disability benefits are worth the long wait. As of December 2011, there were 15,875 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 16,114 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Pulaski County.
If you would like to learn more about the different Social Security Disability benefit programs, click here.
If you live in Little Rock and can no longer work due to a disability, you can apply for disability benefits online or in person. To apply in person, visit your local SSA office. For a list of SSA offices in your area, see below:
700 W Capitol Street
Room 1201 Federal Bldg
Little Rock, AR 72201
2475 Christina Lane
Conway, AR 72034
3608 E Kiehl Ave
Sherwood, AR 72120
151 Dry Kiln Road
Batesville, AR 72501
Consulting with a Little Rock Social Security Disability Attorney
For those who are unfamiliar Social Security Disability, the application process can seem overwhelming. If you are feeling stressed or confused, it is recommended that you hire a Social Security attorney or advocate to guide you through the process. To learn more about the benefits of consulting with a Little Rock Social Security Disability attorney click here.
A Little Rock Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Pulaski County, Faulkner County, Conway County, Perry County, Saline County, Jefferson County, Grant County, Lonoke County, and White County: North Little Rock, Jacksonville, Lonoke, Maurnelle, Bryant, Benton, England, Stuttgart, Conway, Perryville, Rockwell, Hot Springs Village, Russellville, Conway, Bald Knob, Searcy, Pine Bluff. Contact your local Bar Association to learn about the legal services in Pulaski County:
Arkansas Bar Association
2224 Cottondale Lane
Little Rock, AR 72202
Little Rock Disability Hearings
If your initial claim and “Request for Reconsideration” have been denied, you will need to attend a hearing at the Little Rock Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR)—if you wish to continue your pursuit for disability benefits. See below for a list of the Little Rock administrative law judges and their approval rates:
|Alexander, Kevin T.||26.20%|
|Fowler, Wendell C.||32.66%|
|Goree, John H.||35.00%|
|Knowles, David L.||48.31%|
|Stripling, Clarence D.||19.08%|
*Data from http://www.ssa.gov/appeals/DataSets/03_ALJ_Disposition_Data.html
Little Rock Social Security Disability lawyers are often familiar with the judges who hear cases in the Little Rock hearing office. Lawyers often use this information to present cases in the most effective way possible.
As with the initial part of your application, scheduling a hearing can be a lengthy process. If you find that medical or financial issues are making it difficult to wait for your hearing, you can contact your local congressman to ask that he intervene with the ODAR on your behalf. Contact your congressman here:
1501 North University, Suite 150
Little Rock, AR 72207
Phone: (501) 324-5941
Fax: (501) 324-602
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