Philadelphia Social Security Attorney or Advocate

If you are out of work for a year due to your disability, Philadelphia (Philadelphia) residents have the option of applying for disability benefits. Philadelphia disability attorneys are available to help those applying for disability. As of December, 2012 there are 6,312 pending cases at the Philadelphia hearing office and the wait time is 340 days. In the Philadelphia-East hearing office, there are currently 5,707 pending cases and the wait time is 364 days. As of December 2011, there were 48,845 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 108,137 0 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Philadelphia County.

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Listed below are the local offices at which a Philadelphia resident can submit an application for disability:

1234 Market Street
Suite 2000 20th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Telephone: 1-800-772-1213
5000 Wissahickon Avenue
Third Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Telephone: 1-800-772-1213

3400 Aramingo Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19134
Telephone: 1-800-772-1213

2929 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132
Telephone: 1-800-772-1213

Stadium Plaza
3336 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19145
Telephone: 1-800-772-1213

Philadelphia Disability Attorneys

Hundreds of disability attorneys are available to assist applicants in the Philadelphia area. Philadelphia social security attorneys offer free evaluations and do not charge anything upfront. More reasons to hire a qualified disability attorney or advocate>>>

A Philadelphia Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Philadelphia County, Bucks County, Delaware County, and Montgomery County: Allentown, Camden, Landsdowne, Drexel Hill, Springfield, Broomall, Ardmore, Conshohocken, Jenkintown, Glenside, Willow Grove, Bridgeport, King of Prussia, Norristown, Horsham, Willow Grove, West Chester, and Downingtown.

Listed below is the address to the Philadelphia Bar Association, in case you have any questions related to hiring an attorney:

Philadelphia Bar Association
1101 Market Street, 11th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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

Philadelphia Disability Hearings

If your claim is denied at both the initial and reconsideration stages, then you will have to file for a hearing at either the Philadelphia or Philadelphia-East hearing offices, depending on where in Philadelphia you live.

Listed below are the judges (ALJs) who handle the hearings in the Philadelphia hearing office:

ALJ Name Approval Rate
Cutlar, Malik 33.48%
Lyons, Jon C. 39.01%
McCafferty, Christine 32.65%
McDade, Kathleen 30.73%
Parrish, Lisa B. 30.43%
Posner, Tara J. 47.83%
Ryan, Robert J. 55.56%
Silverman, Marc 67.16%
Varillo, Kimberly 47.62%
Warren, Regina L. 66.04%
Wesner, Jonathan L. 40%

Listed below are the ALJs who handle the hearings at the Philadelphia-East hearing office:

ALJ Name Approval Rate
Allen, Noell F. 33.33%
Bosch, Stephen 43.52%
Gauffreau, Stuart 36.62%
Johnson, Jessica M. 31.11%
Lardaro, Elizabeth A. 49.06%
Lash, Jennifer M. 32.13%
Merritt, Susannah 24.55%
Morales Price, Sandra 50.00%
Rutledge, Bettye L. 28.13%
Timm, Frederick 51.31%
Watson, Nycole 20.99%
Wishnoff, Howard 36.43%

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Philadelphia social security attorneys will attend hearings at the both of these offices frequently. Thus, they will be able to tailor your case to the specific ALJ to which your case is assigned.

If you are in dire medical or financial hardship, then you may contact your local congressperson to see if he or she can contact the hearing office and speed up our case

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