During law school many years ago, I took a clinical program with Utah Legal Services. I yearned for some real life experience representing real people. I needed a change from the drudgery of studying law books all day and night. I quickly found I loved it! I did three SSA Disability hearings while still in law school. I won them all! I get tremendous satisfaction in winning benefits for those who are truly in need of assistance due to no fault of their own.
After graduating from the University of Utah Law School, I was hired by Utah Legal Services as a staff attorney in its Public Benefits Dept. A large part of my job included SSDI and SSI disability cases. I represented hundreds of people with their hearings over the 6 years I worked for ULS. Later, when I opened up my own law office, and had the freedom to choose the cases I wanted (instead of just those the Senior Partners assigned to me), I started doing SSDI and SSI cases once again. They have been an important part of my practice ever since.
When you hire me, you get me! Many disability law firms, especially the large volume "factories," will assign legal assistants or paralegals to work up your case. They may have an inexperienced lawyer, or even a non-lawyer do your hearing. The big national firms may simply fly in your representative for the hearing. That may be the first time you meet your representative.
Not with me, John L. Black, Jr. Your case is much too important for that. Hire me, and you get me. You will receive the benefit of my 30 years of experience, and wealth of medical knowledge. I will represent you personally from start to finish; from the initial interview, through to the hearing, and on any appeal, if necessary.
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