Law Offices of Ryan and Kafshi

Firm Overview

100 % social security disability

Over 20 years practice dedicated exclusively to social security disability claims and appeals by former Social Security Administration staff attorney.

Main Office
239 Washington Street
Suite 302
Jersey City  NJ  07302
  • (201) 918-2021
  • (201) 918-2075


Free Initial Consultation?
Yes, free consultation (for as long as it takes).
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
All fees are contingent fees.
Hourly Rates

Office Information

Office Hours
Mon through Fri 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Office Manager
Emergency After Hours
Languages Spoken
Two Spanish speaking employees in office.

Other Offices

Staten Island Office
120 Stuyvesant Place
Floor 4, suite 1
Staten Island,  NY  10301
Freehold Office
4400 Route 9 South
Freehold,  NJ  07728
Middlesex Office
663 Bound Brook Road
Middlesex,  NJ  08846

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What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Length of experience, including 15 years as employee of the Social Security Administration, and exclusivity of practice area.

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Sara Kafshi

A longtime advocate for the rights of the disabled, Sara Kafshi now practices exclusively in obtaining Social Security Disability benefits for her clients. She has represented clients in over six hundred hearings in eight states.

Ms. Kafshi received her Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland School of Law after completing her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Delaware and University of Baltimore, where she studied criminal justice, philosophy, and jurisprudence. She previously worked as a child's attorney and representing criminal defendants in Baltimore, MD, as well as interning at the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney in Honolulu, HI.

Ms. Kafshi is admitted to the Maryland Bar, and to practice before the Social Security Administration, a Federal agency. She is also a member of the American Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association, and the Hudson County Bar Association.
  • Bar Number:
    New Jersey , 1989

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