Montgomery Social Security Attorney or Advocate

Social Security Disability attorneys can assist Montgomery (Montgomery County) residents who cannot work due to a disabling condition or illness. A Montgomery Social Security attorney can help applicants get their cases resolved quickly and, when possible, avoid long processing times. Currently, there are 8,252 pending cases at the Montgomery Hearing office and the wait time is 415 days, however, many Montgomery residents find disability benefits to be worth the wait. As of December 2011, there were 8,845 people receiving SSDI benefits and 10,032 people receiving SSI benefits in Montgomery County.

To find out more about SSI and SSDI see our page on the two programs.

Montgomery County residents can apply for disability benefits online. If the applicant prefers, he or she can also schedule an appointment at their local SSA office to apply in person. Below is a list of offices in the Montgomery area:

4344 Carmichael Road
Suite 100
Montgomery, AL 36106
Telephone: 1-800-772-1213

24467 Alabama Highway 55
Andalusia, AL 36420
Telephone: 1-334-222-9701

1800 Corporate Drive
Opelika, AL 36801
Telephone: 1-334-745-7052

Consulting with a Montgomery Social Security Disability Attorney

If you are feeling overwhelmed by the Social Security Disability application process, you should consider consulting with a Montgomery lawyer. A professional will be able to help you with your disability claim from start to finish. For more information about the benefits of hiring an attorney see this page.

A Montgomery Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Montgomery County, Loundes County, Elmore County, Bullock County, Macon County, Pike County, Crenshaw County, Autauga County and Butler County: Millbrook, Wetumpka, Tallassee, Elmore, Prattville, Selma, Selmont, West Selmont, Valley Grande, Greenville, Luverne, Troy, Brundidge, Tuskegee, Union Springs, Clanton, Alexander City, Dadeville, Auburn, Opelika, Phoenix City, and Columbus. To learn more about Montgomery disability attorneys and lawyers contact your local bar association:

Montgomery County Bar Association
251 South Lawrence Street
Montgomery, AL 36104

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

Montgomery Disability Hearings

If your initial claim is denied and you would like to continue seeking benefits, you must request a Social Security Disability hearing to be held at the Montgomery Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR). Below you will see a list of approval rates for the administrative law judges (ALJs) who handle disability cases in the Montgomery hearing office:

ALJApproval Rate
Anderson, Michael D.65.78%
Dent, Joseph F.53.70%
Helmer, Mary E.57.00%
Horton, David L.17.85%
Intoccia, Vincent P.63.56%
Johnson, Paul W.49.50%
Klinger, Frank M.58.49%
Kusznir, Maria78.30%
Lassiter, Jr., Walter V.86.66%
MacKenzie, Bruce W.50.68%
Martin, Perry60.15%
Neel, Angela L.60.00%
South, Ricky V.85.14%
Thigpen, Charles A.69.76%
Watson, Carl B.Not Available

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

Montgomery disability attorneys will often be familiar with judges who hear cases in the Montgomery hearing office. They can use that insight to present your case.

If you are facing financial or medical troubles and require your hearing to be scheduled as soon as possible, you should contact your local congressman to request that he speak with the ODAR on your behalf. The congressman for the Montgomery area is:

Congressman Mike Rogers
7550 Halcyon Summit Drive
Montgomery, AL 36117
Phone: (334) 277-4210
Fax: (334) 277-4257

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