Savannah Social Security Attorney or Advocate

Savannah, Georgia (Chatham County) is home to many experienced Social Security Disability attorneys and advocates. If you are a resident of Savannah and can no longer work due to a disability, an attorney can help guide you through the process and increase your chances of a favorable decision. There are currently 5,940 pending cases in the Savannah Hearing office and the total wait time is 405 days. While waiting over a year for disability benefits is less than ideal, Chatham County residents find disability benefits to be worth the wait. As of December 2011, there were 6,515 SSDI beneficiaries and 6,342 SSI beneficiaries in Chatham County.

To learn more about the two disability programs click here.

To initiate the application process, you can schedule an appointment with your local SSA office to fill out the necessary forms in person or you can get started online.

Your local offices are listed below:

430 Mall Blvd
Savannah, GA 31406
Telephone: 1-912-353-7059

134 Juniper CT
Brunswick, GA 31520
Telephone: 1-866-964-6563

Consulting with an Savannah Social Security Disability Attorney

For applicants unfamiliar with the Social Security Disability system, hiring an attorney may be a great place to get started. An attorney or advocate will be able to simplify the process and make sure that you take the right steps in order to receive disability benefits. For more information on the benefits of hiring an attorney, click here.

A Savannah Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Chatham County, Effingham County, Bryan County, and Liberty County: Pooler, Bloomingdale, Pembroke, Rincon, Hardeeville, Georgetown, Richmond Hill, Fort Stewart, Walthourville, Hinesville, Bluffton, Ridgeland, Bluffton, Springfield, Guyton, Charleston, and Brunswick.

If you would like to learn more about the legal professionals in your area, contact one of the following bar associations:

Port City Bar Association
133 Montgomery St,
6th Floor, Grand Jury Room
Savannah, GA 31406

Savannah Bar Association
6602 Abercorn St,
Savannah, GA 31405

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

Savannah Disability Hearings

If you are denied at the initial and reconsideration stages, you must request an appeal hearing to be held at the Savannah Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR).

Below you will find a list of the administrative law judges (ALJs) who hear cases in the Savannah hearing office. Also listed are their approval rates.

ALJApproval Rate
Biloon, Millard L.72.05%
Carter, Constance D.54.43%
Casher, Geoffrey S.30.79
Dabreu, Lisa O.0.00%
Fishman, Donald B.39.44%
Foerster, Robert O.64.46%
Furcolo, Richard17.52%
Maclean, John H.48.65%
Mason, John R.55.11%
Petersen, Craig R.36.49%
Saragas, Antony34.68%

*Data from

It is not uncommon for Savannah disability attorneys to be familiar with the judges who hear cases in the local office. That insight can be used to present your case effectively.

If you are experiencing severe financial or medical troubles and need your hearing scheduled sooner, you should consider contacting your local congressman to request that he intervene with the ODAR on your behalf.

450 Mall Blvd #A
Savannah, GA 31406
telephone: (912) 354-7282

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