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Firm Overview

I began practice in 1983 and represented my first Social Security client in 1984. For several years I was engaged in the general practice of law including a variety of areas. By 1995 my practice had evolved to the point that I began exclusively representing Social Security clients.

Example cases

All of my cases are significant to the individual client and involve personal representation and advocacy before the Social Security Administration.

Main Office

Main
1119 Tacoma Avenue South
Tacoma  WA  98402

Phone
  • (253) 274-0500
Fax
  • (253) 272-0446

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

I provide free consultations.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Fees are regulated by the Social Security Administration. In the vast majority of cases there is only a fee if the case is won. If so, the fee is 25% of the clients past due benefits, to a maximum of $5,300.

Hourly Rates

Fees are regulated by the Social Security Administration.

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Office Manager

Madision

Emergency After Hours

No

Languages Spoken

None

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

My specialty evolved over the years as I represented people with disabilities. These people are often the least able to help themselves and deserve representation and advocacy of their rights.

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

This can be helpful to the client and assist them in understanding the process within which they are involved.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

On occasion I am asked to review Social Security applications and related documents. I am amenable to doing so.

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

I have provided assistance and advice to individuals representing themselves. I am willing to do so, but it depends on the nature of the client and the complexity of the issue.

Kenneth Gormly Gormly

I have been a solo practitioner for the past 23 years.

Early in my career I worked as an Attorney at a state hospital for the mentally ill. This helped me understand how devastating serious health problems can be to people.

I believe my unique strength is that I truly enjoy what I do; I believe this makes me a better attorney.

My style is to give personal, respectful, hands-on attention to each and every client.

Personal interests:

I tremendously enjoy time with my wife and two children. We actively live life together and pursue a variety of recreational activities.

License
  • Bar Number: 13729
    Washington , 1983
Education
  • University of Puget Sound
    Juris Doctorate , 1983
    Tacoma, WA
    Law
  • University of Puget Sound
    Bachelor of Arts , 1980
    Tacoma, WA
    Majored in Business Administration

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