Disability Attorneys of Michigan

Disability Attorneys of Michigan specializes in Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB/SSDI), Initial Applications for SSI/DIB and Veteran (VA) Disability Benefits.

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Firm Overview

Disability Attorneys of Michigan is a firm dedicated to helping disabled individuals in the State of Michigan receive the disability benefits they deserve. We are the only Social Security disability firm in Michigan with four convenient locations.

Choosing the right attorney is critical when you are dealing with Social Security; it can be an overwhelming process. There are several reasons why Disability Attorneys of Michigan is the right choice for you.

It is our specialty.

The Disability Attorneys of Michigan specialize in Social Security disability appeals. Each lawyer is trained extensively in the appeal process and in the representation of numerous disabling conditions, both physical and psychological. Physical impairments may include: back injuries; cancer; heart conditions; HIV/AIDS; epilepsy; or complications with diabetes. Psychological impairments may include: bipolar; organic mental disorders; post-traumatic stress disorder; schizophrenia; autism; or somatoform disorders. Regardless of the condition, Disability Attorneys of Michigan know how to best represent your case.

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

We help take the hassle out of the fee structure. There are three points to know about fees:
You will not be charged a fee unless you win your claim.
You do not need any money upfront.
The Social Security Administration regulates the amount of the legal fees.

When picking an attorney, you should be looking for quality. At Disability Attorneys of Michigan, our lawyers are passionate, well prepared, and win cases.

Office Information

Office Hours

9am-5pm

Office Manager

Kelly Sear

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish, Arabic, Chaldean

Other Offices

  • Flint Office
    Mott Foundation Bldg
    503 S. Saginaw St., Ste. 504A
    Flint,  MI  48502
  • Livonia Office
    13407 Farmington Rd
    Ste. 102
    Livonia,  MI  48150
  • Detroit Office
    Ford Building
    615 Griswold, Ste. 1216
    Detroit,  MI  48226
SSDI
Disability Attorneys of Michigan specializes in Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB/SSDI), Initial Applications for SSI/DIB and Veteran (VA) Disability Benefits.
We are the only Social Security disability firm in Michigan with four locations for the convenience of our clients. Our success has been driven by the incredible number of word-of-mouth referrals by fellow attorneys, doctors and most importantly, our clients.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We are your local Social Security disability experts.

Bigger is not always better. The appeal and prestige of a regional or national firm can be enticing, but at the end of the day, your hearing is held in a local Michigan hearing office. We represent clients everyday in local Michigan hearing offices; we know how to prepare for your hearing and what to expect.

Personalized representation is part of our mission.

Disability Attorneys of Michigan is more than just a firm of attorneys. We provide the best representation possible for every client by investing our time, energy and resources into every case.

Our firm is organized to give every client the best support possible. Each case is handled by an attorney and his/her team. So, even if your attorney is out of the office for a hearing or appointment, your attorney's team will be available to respond to urgent matters.

Stuart Johnson

Attorney Stu Johnson received his law degree from Detroit College of Law in 1991 and started his own Social Security disability firm in 1999. Stu has practiced Social Security exclusively for nearly twenty years and has helped thousands of disabled people receive benefits. Stu is a member of the State Bar of Michigan Social Security section and National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives
License
  • Bar Number: P45087
    Michigan , 1991
Education
  • Central Michigan University
    B.S., Secondary Education, General Science , 1985
  • Michigan State University College of Law
    Juris Doctor, J.D. , 1991

Samantha Ball

Attorney Samantha Ball received her law degree from Wayne State University Law School. She also has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Wayne State University. Samantha has practiced strictly Social Security and has been working for Disability Attorneys of Michigan since December 2005. Samantha is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, American Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Macomb County Bar Association, and National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives.
License
  • Bar Number: P69422
    Michigan , 2006
Education
  • Wayne State University
    Bachelors, Political Science , 2001
  • Wayne State University Law School
    Juris Doctor, J.D. , 2005

Frank Cusmano

Attorney Frank Cusmano received his Juris Doctor with distinction from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He has previously worked for Thomas, Garvey and Garvey; Tanielian and Bohan, P.C.; and Kirk, St. Pierre, Cusmano, and Bieske, P.C. Frank has been working with clients on Social Security disability issues since 1991. Frank is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, U.S. Court of Appeals - 6th Circuit, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Macomb County Bar Association, and National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives.
License
  • Bar Number: P32630
    Michigan , 1981
Education
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School
    Juris Doctor, J.D. , 1981

Danielle Stoner

Attorney Danielle E. Stoner graduated from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 2006. She was a member of the Moot Court Board of Advocates and served as Vice President of her third year law school class. She received her undergraduate degree from Wayne State University where she studied Journalism. Ms. Stoner has been practicing law at Disability Attorneys of Michigan since 2008. She previously worked at the Children & Youth Services Division of the Michigan Attorney General
License
  • Bar Number: P69874
    Michigan , 2006
Education
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
    Juris Doctor, J.D. , 2006
  • Wayne State University
    B.A. Journalism , 2002

Dennis Little

Attorney Dennis Little graduated from Wayne State University Law School in 1999. He received his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Michigan - Dearborn in 1996. Mr. Little has been a member of the State Bar of Michigan since 2001. He has been practicing Social Security disability since 2002.
License
  • Bar Number: P63569
    Michigan , 2002
Education
  • Wayne State University Law School
    Juris Doctor, J.D. , 1999

Kiel Roeschke

Attorney Kiel J. Roeschke graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor's degree in economics and received his law degree from New York Law School. Kiel is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Macomb County Bar Association, National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, and the American Bar Association.
License
  • Bar Number: P72069
    Michigan , 2008
Education
  • Michigan State University
    B.A., Economics
  • New York Law School
    Juris Doctor, J.D.

Adam Banton

Attorney Adam Banton received his law degree from Wayne State University Law School. Prior to attending law school, Adam received a bachelors degree from the University of Michigan, where he majored in Psychology and minored in Crime & Justice. Adam is a member of the American Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Macomb County Bar Association and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives.
License
  • Bar Number: P73020
    Michigan , 2009
Education
  • University of Michigan
    B.A., Psychology; Crime & Justice
  • Wayne State University Law School
    Juris Doctor, J.D. , 2009

Wesley Lamey

Attorney Wesley J. Lamey graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelors degree in Psychology and received his law degree from Wayne State University Law School. Wesley is a member of the American Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Macomb County Bar Association and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives.
License
  • Bar Number: P73613
    Michigan , 2010
Education
  • University of Michigan
    B.A., Psychology , 2006
  • Wayne State University Law School
    Juris Doctor, J.D. , 2009

Erin Jacobs

Attorney Erin Jacobs received her Juris Doctor with distinction from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. She previously obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Loyola University of Chicago. Erin is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Macomb County Bar Association, and National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives. She currently sits on the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Alumni Board.
License
  • Bar Number: P74570
    Michigan , 2010
Education
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
    Juris Doctor, J.D. , 2010
  • Loyola University of Chicago
    B.A., Political Science, Criminal Justice , 2007

Randall Mansour

Attorney Randall Mansour received his law degree from Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis. Prior to attending law school, Randall received a bachelors degree from the University of Michigan-Dearborn, where he majored in Political Science and minored in Criminal Justice. Randall is a member of the American Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Macomb County Bar Association, National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives, and the Chaldean American Bar Association.
License
  • Bar Number: P74910
    Michigan , 2011
Education
  • Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis
    Juris Doctor, J.D. , 2010
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn
    B.A., Political Science, Criminal Justice , 2007

Erika Riggs

Attorney Erika A. Riggs graduated from Wayne State University where she earned her bachelors and law degree. She is conversational in Spanish and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Macomb County Bar Association, American Bar Association, and National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives. Mrs. Riggs is also a director of The 313 Project, a non-profit organization committed to serving Detroit through educational and charitable efforts.
License
  • Bar Number: P75362
    Michigan , 2011
Education
  • Wayne State University Law School
    Juris Doctor, J.D. , 2011

Mandy Kelly

Attorney Mandy Kelly received her law degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Prior to law school, Mandy received her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration-Pre Law from Michigan State University. Mandy previously worked for the University of Detroit Mercy
License
  • Bar Number: P74718
    Michigan , 2011
Education
  • Michigan State University
    Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration-Pre Law
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
    Juris Doctor, J.D. , 2011

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