Springdale Social Security Attorney or Advocate

Individuals with disabilities living in Springdale, Arkansas (Washington County) may be eligible to receive Social Security Disability benefits. If you’d like to join the 6,290 SSDI recipients and 3,997 SSI recipients living in Washington County, an attorney can walk you through the application process to get you the benefits that you need. (Data from December 2011)

Those who are unfamiliar with the two Social Security Disability options can check out this page to see which program is a better fit for your needs. If you have any other questions about the benefits available to you, contact your local Social Security office:

2153 E. Joyce Blvd
Suite 101
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Telephone: 1-479-521-3435

Hiring a Springdale Disability Attorney

It is a common mistake for applicants to assume that the process of getting disability benefits is quick and easy. Unfortunately, this isn’t true. The Social Security Disability application process is comprised of many different stages—each of which can take several months to a year to complete.

If you are concerned about navigating the application process on your own, it is important that you consult with a Springdale attorney or advocate. Click here to learn how a legal professional can help you.

A Springdale attorney will often handle disability claims in the following cities in Arkansas: Fayetteville, Rogers, Bentonville, Bella Vista, Siloam Springs, Van Buren, and Fort Smith.

Contact your local bar association with any other questions you may have about the legal professionals in your area. Listed below is the contact information for the Arkansas Bar Association:

Arkansas Bar Association
2224 Cottondale Lane
Little Rock, AR 72202

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

Springdale Disability Hearings

Having your initial application denied certainly isn’t ideal. However this is something that most applicants end up facing. If you find yourself in this situation, you will need to schedule an appeal hearing to continue seeking Social Security Disability benefits.

Springdale disability hearings are often held in the Little Rock Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR). Right now in the, Little Rock office there are a total of 6,281 pending cases and the wait time has reached 354 days.

Listed below are several more important statistics about the hearings held in the Little Rock ODAR. Although this information may not seem important to you now, it may come in handy when you and your attorney are preparing for a disability hearing.

  • Between October 2012 and January 2013, the Little Rock hearing office had a total of 1,964 scheduled appeal hearings.
  • Of these 1,964 scheduled hearings, nearly 85.34% ended up being resolved. This means that they were approved, partially approved, or denied.
  • There are 12 judges who handle disability hearings in the Little Rock ODAR. Between October 2012 and January 2013, each judge handled approximately 1.8 hearings each day.
  • As a whole, the Little Rock hearing office handled a total of 21.6 dispositions each day between October 2012 and January 2013.
  • Out of all of the hearings held, 44.45% were held in person while the rest were held through video conferencing.

If you find that you are unable to wait the usual 3 to 4 month period to have a disability hearing—due to extreme financial or medical crisis—contact your local congressperson to request a congressional inquiry. A congressional inquiry involves explaining the nature of your emergency circumstances and asking that your congressperson intervene with the hearing office on your behalf to expedite your disability hearing. Your congressperson can be located at:

3333 Pinnacle Hills, Suite 120
Rogers, Arkansas 72758

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