Rodriguez & Doern, PLLC

Firm Overview

Our firm focuses on Bankruptcy, Chapter 7, Chapter 13, and Social Security Disability cases.

Rodriguez & Doern, PLLC was established in July of 1997.

Example cases

We mostly handle appeals for SSD and SSI.

Main Office
100 West Ave
Saratoga Springs  NY  12866
  • (518) 581-8441
  • (518) 736-2408
  • (518) 615-0380
  • (518) 583-9053


Free Initial Consultation?
Yes, I offer a free initial consultation for up to one hour.
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Our fee is usually 25% of the retroactive benefits or $6,000, whichever is less. We only get paid if we are successful.
Hourly Rates
$250 per hour, which is extremely rare; our payment comes from the $6,000 or 25% of the retroactive benefits.

Office Information

Office Hours
Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Office Manager
Office Manager, Marie. Assistant, Kaitlin.
Emergency After Hours

Other Offices

Johnstown, NY
122 West Main Street
Johnstown,  NY  12095
Glen Falls, NY
One South Western Plaza
Glens Falls,  NY  12801

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

I enjoy helping my clients battle the government and the banking industry.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

I think it is important for clients to educate themselves to ask the professional questions. So they are better informed about their legal problems.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Not interested.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

Not willing.

James Doern

I worked in private practice from 1992 to 1996.

I have focused my career on average Americans and their problems. I strive to be empathetic to their problems.

I tried to be straight forward but flexible when the situation calls for it.

Personal interests:

Fishing, biking, and hiking. I love my wife and kids.

  • Bar Number: 2464394
    New York , 1992
  • Albany Law School
    Juris Doctorate , 1991
    Albany, NY
    I was a Founding Member and Executive Editor of Albany Law Journal of Science & Technology.
  • Juris & Skidmore College
    Bachelor of Arts , 1987
    Saratoga Springs, NY
    Major: Philosophy

    Minor: English

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