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.
1119 Tacoma Avenue South
Tacoma WA 98402
I provide free consultations.
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.
Fees are regulated by the Social Security Administration.
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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.
This can be helpful to the client and assist them in understanding the process within which they are involved.
On occasion I am asked to review Social Security applications and related documents. I am amenable to doing so.
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.
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.
I tremendously enjoy time with my wife and two children. We actively live life together and pursue a variety of recreational activities.
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