Madison Social Security Attorney or Advocate

Madison, WI (Dane County) residents who are unable to work for a year due to their disability can turn to disability lawyers for help. A Madison disability attorney can help you avoid the frustration and headaches associated with applying for social security disability benefits. Currently, there are 2,260 pending cases at the Madison Hearing office and the wait time is 324 days, but many Madison residents find Social Security payments worth the wait. As of December 2011, there were 9, 855 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 7, 186 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Dane County.

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Madison residents have the option of either applying for disability online or at their local SSA office. The 3 closest SSA offices to the Madison area are:

6011 Odana Road
Madison, WI 53719
Telephone: 866-770-2262

222 N Academy St
Janesville, WI 53548
Telephone: 608-752-1399

2875 Village Rd, Suite 100
Portage, WI 53901
Telephone: 608-742-8817

Hiring a Madison Disability Lawyer

If you are not familiar with the social security disability program, you should consider hiring a Madison disability attorney.

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If you live outside the Madison area, most Madison social security disability lawyers will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Dane County, Iowa County, Green County, Rock County, Jefferson County, and Columbia County: Monona, McFarland, Maple Bluff, Middleton, Ashton, Waunakee, Windsor, Cottage Prairie, Cottage Grove, Deerfield, Oregon, Stoughton, Evansville, Janesville and Belleville.

For more information about social security attorneys in the Madison, contact the bar association listed below:

Dane County Bar Association
Post Office Box 44008
Madison, WI 53744-4008

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

Madison Disability Hearings

If your claim has been denied at the reconsideration level, then you must file a request for a hearing at the Madison Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR). Listed below are the approval rates for all of the Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) who hear cases at the Madison hearing office.

Name Approval Rate
Jacobson, Joseph D. 56.93%
Meachum, Debra 62.75%
Messina, Christopher 0.00%
Pyrtel, Ahavaha 54.65%
Schaefer, Michael 54.42%
Springer, Thomas W. 59.75%

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Madison social security attorneys who attend hearings will be familiar with these judges and can use their experience to your advantage when arguing your case.

If you are facing extreme financial or medical troubles and need to have your hearing scheduled faster, you can contact your local congressperson for help.

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