San Antonio (Bexar County) residents who are out of work due to a disability can turn to disability attorneys for help. If you qualify for benefits, San Antonio, TX social security attorneys will fill all the paperwork on your behalf and represent you throughout every step of the application process. Currently, there are 10,023 pending cases at the San Antonio Hearing office and the wait time is 323 days. As of December 2011, there were 47,105 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 54,588 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Bexar County.
San Antonio disability claimants can apply for disability at any one of the three local SSA Offices in San Antonio:
3438 E Southcross
San Antonio, TX 78223
8020 Alamo Downs Pkwy
San Antonio, TX 78238
727 East Durango
Room 701, 7th Floor
San Antonio, TX 78206
San Antonio Disability Attorneys
Many people find the SSD Application process to be long and confusing. If you are one of those people, should strongly consider consulting with one of the many disability attorneys or advocates in the San Antonio area. Benefits of hiring an attorney>>>
For those living in towns outside San Antonio, a San Antonio Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Bexar County, Medina County, Bandera County, Kendall County, Frio County, and Bexar County: Lackland AFB, Leon Valley, Shanaho Park, Kirby, Converse, Schertz, Seguin, New Braunfels, San Marcos, Boerne, Pleasanton, Austin, Devine, and Hondo.
If you have any questions about the process of hiring an attorney, you can contact your local bar association listed below:
San Antonio Bar Association
100 Dolorosa, Suite 500
San Antonio, Texas 78205
San Antonio Disability Hearings
If your claim is among the 90% that are denied at the reconsideration level, you should file a request to have a hearing at the San Antonio office. Listed below are all of the Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) who handle cases at the San Antonio hearing office.
|Blucher, Jonathan P.||14.14%|
|Brower, Charles L.||45.07%|
|Brown, Katherine W.||26.00%|
|Gazda, Peter F.||48.59%|
|Harper, Don A.||40.12%|
|Holmes, Janice L.||44.57%|
|Kirkpatrick, Melinda W.||38.31%|
|Kramer, Ilene B.||50.17%|
|McKay, Bernard J.||39.35%|
|McPhail, Robert M.||32.25%|
|Perez, Lissette C.||46.04%|
|Swayze, Mark M.||21.79%|
|Wurm, David R.||45.03%|
*Data from http://www.ssa.gov/appeals/DataSets/03_ALJ_Disposition_Data.html
San Antonio disability lawyers and Social Security disability advocates will often be familiar with the judges at the San Antonio office. That knowledge can prove to be invaluable when preparing and presenting your case at your hearing.
If you are facing extreme financial or medical troubles and need to have your hearing scheduled sooner, you can contact your local congressman and request that he or she intervene with the ODAR on your behalf. The congressman's office for the greater San Antonio area is located at:
1100 NE Loop 410, Suite 640
San Antonio, TX 78209
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