Nashville, TN Social Security Attorney or Advocate

Nashville disability attorneys are there to help Nashville (Davidson County) residents who are looking to apply for disability benefits. These attorneys will be able to help you right from the start of the disability application process. Currently, there are 5,966 pending cases at the Nashville Hearing office and the wait time is 389 days. As of December 2011, there were 16,270 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 14,641 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Davidson County.

The two different SSD Programs>>>

Listed below are the 2 closest SSA offices to the Nashville area. You can file for disability at your local SSA office:

120 Athens Way
Nashville, TN 37228
Telephone: 1-615-736-2248

119 Center Pointe Dr
Clarksville, TN 37040
Telephone: 1-877-531-4695

Nashville Disability Attorneys

Those who are not familiar with the disability application process should hire a Nashville social security attorney to help them with the process. Nashville is home to hundreds of attorneys and advocates who can help applicant with heir disability claims. Learn more about the benefits of hiring an attorney>>>

A Nashville Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Davidson County, Wilson County, Sumner County, Robertson County, Cheatham County, Williamson County, and Rutherford County: Brentwood, Belle Meade, Forest Hills, Whites Creek, Madison, Lakewood, Goodlettsville, Hendersonville, Mt. Juliet, Lebanon, Dickson, Pegram, White Bluff, Franklin, Millersville, Murfreesboro, Coopertown, and Springfield.

All questions regarding the process of hiring an attorney should be directed to the Nashville bar association:

Nashville Bar Association
150 4th Avenue, North, Suite 1050
Nashville, TN 37219

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

Nashville Disability Hearings

If your claim is denied at both the initial and reconsideration stages, you will have to request for a hearing with the Nashville Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR). Listed below are the administrative law judges (ALJs) who handle the hearing at the Nashville Office:

Name Approval Rate
Alexander, Michelle L. 38.46%
Andrews - Turner, Renee S. 52.55%
Dougherty, Brian 37.36%
Ettinger, David A. 54.65%
Gregori, Frank L. 50.95%
Martin, Robert 49.00%
Pietrangelo, Angele 39.44%
Shimer, Scott C. 42.22%
Smith Jr, Alfred M. 56.38%
Taylor, William F. 59.77%
Thompson, Michelle 6.69%
Thompson, Michelle 59.38%
Williams, H. S 59.87%

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Nashville social security attorneys and advocates will be very familiar with these judges and will be able to use that familiarity to your advantage when presenting your claim to the ALJ assigned to your case.

If you are facing extreme financial or medical troubles and need to have your hearing scheduled sooner, you can contact your local congressperson and request that he or she intervene with the ODAR to have your hearing scheduled faster.

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