Those applying for disability benefits in Milwaukee (Milwaukee County) can turn to a disability attorney for help. A Milwaukee, WI disability attorney can help you navigate the long and confusing disability application process. As of December 2012, there are 8, 317 pending cases at the Milwaukee hearing office and the wait time to have a hearing scheduled is 430 days. As of December 2011, there were 30, 355 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 40, 035 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Milwaukee County.
Milwaukee area residents have the option of either applying for disability online or at one of the local SSA offices listed below:
6300 W Fond du Lac Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53218
1710 S 7th St., Suite 200
Milwaukee, WI 53204
310 W Wisconsin Ave #260
Milwaukee, WI 53203
5020 West North Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Consulting with a Milwaukee Social Security Disability Attorney
If you are not comfortable applying for disability on your own, you should contact a Milwaukee social security lawyer. These lawyers will help you at any stage of the application process.
If you live outside of Milwaukee, most Milwaukee social security disability lawyers will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Milwaukee County, Washington County, Waukesha County, and Racine County: Brookfield, Greenfield, West Allis, Caledonia, Muskego, Waukesha, Shorewood, Glendale, Bayside, Mequon, Menomonee Falls, Kenosha, Racine, West Bend, Sheboygan, and Madison.
Contact your local bar association for more info on hiring attorneys:
Milwaukee Bar Association, Inc.
424 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Milwaukee Disability Hearings
If your claim is denied during the reconsideration stage of your application, you will need to request to have a hearing at the Milwaukee ODAR Office
Below is a list of approval rates for administrative law judges (ALJs) who handle disability cases in the Milwaukee ODAR:
|Balter, Michael N.||8.23%|
|Bedwell, Brent C.||37.89%|
|O'Grady, Margaret J.||35.46%|
|Ritter, Wayne L.||22.84%|
|Thompson, Sherry D.||8.33%|
*Data from http://www.ssa.gov/appeals/DataSets/03_ALJ_Disposition_Data.html
Milwaukee Disability attorneys, who attending hearings on a regular basis, are often familiar with the judges at this hearing office and can use that knowledge to better prepare your claim.
In extreme circumstances, you may contact your local congressperson to see if he or she can intervene on your behalf to get your hearing scheduled faster.
Fill out the form for a free evaluation of your claim by a Milwaukee Social Security Attorney.