Mobile (Mobile County) residents, who cannot work as a result of a disability, have many Social Security Disability lawyers available to help them apply for disability benefits. A Mobile Social Security attorney or advocate will help you avoid lengthy wait times and resolve your case as quickly as possible.
There are currently 9,089 pending cases at the Mobile Hearing office and the processing time is 422 days, however, many Mobile residents find that disability benefits are worth waiting for. As of December 2011, there were 17,635 SSDI beneficiaries and 14,844 SSI beneficiaries in Mobile County.
To learn more about the different Social Security Disability programs see our page on SSI and SSDI.
If you are a Mobile resident and wish to apply for disability benefits, you can apply for disability online or in person at your local SSA office. For local offices in your area, see below:
550 Government Street
Mobile, AL 36602
101 Courthouse Dr.
Fairhope, AL 36532
Consulting with a Mobile Social Security Disability Attorney
You should speak with a Mobile disability lawyer or advocate if you are unfamiliar with the Social Security Disability application process. There are many professionals in the Mobile area that will assist applicants with their disability claims. To find out more about the benefits of hiring an attorney, see this page.
Mobile Social Security Disability attorneys will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Mobile County, Baldwin County, Escambia County, Washington County, Clark County, Monroe County, Conecuh: Tillmans Corner, Theodore, Grand Bay, Daphne, Fairhope, Point Clear, Spanish Port, Prichard, Chickasaw, Saraland, Satsuma, Loxley, Foley, Robertsdale, Gulf Shores, Atmore, Creola, Bay Minette.
If you would like to learn more about Mobile disability attorneys, you can contact your local bar association:
153 Government Street
Mobile, AL 36602
Mobile Disability Hearings
If an applicant’s initial claim is denied, they must request a Social Security Disability hearing if he or she wishes to pursue Social Security Disability. If your initial claim has been denied, your hearing will be held at the Mobile Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR).
See below for a list of Mobile’s administrative law judges (ALJs) and their approval rates:
|Barter, James F.||55.12%|
|Guice, Tracy S.||53.49%|
|Hammond Jr., Warren L.||61.29%|
|McCaghren, Marni R.||49.68%|
|Michel, Alan E.||40.46%|
|Murchison, David R.||60.00%|
|Muth II, Thomas M.||55.55%|
|Nelson, Roger A.||59.37%|
|Sheely, Ben E.||85.26%|
|Stalley, D. B.||56.05%|
*Data from http://www.ssa.gov/appeals/DataSets/03_ALJ_Disposition_Data.html
Mobile disability attorneys are typically familiar with the judges who hear cases in the Mobile hearing office and are able to use that insight to prepare your case.
If you find yourself in serious financial or medical distress and would benefit by having your hearing scheduled sooner, you should contact your local congressman to request that he intervene with the ODAR on your behalf. The congressman for the Mobile area can be located at:
11 North Water Street
Mobile, AL 36602
Fill out the form on this page to receive a free evaluation from a Mobile Social Security lawyer.