Michalik, Bauer, Silvia & Ciccarillo, LLP

Providing Social Security Disability Services For the Greater Hartford Area Since 2004

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Firm Overview

When you hire Michalik, Bauer, Silvia and Ciccarillo to help you take on your challenges, you've partnered with a firm that believes in connecting to people and businesses on an individual level. Our approach to your legal issue is designed to meet your unique needs and business goals, efficiently and cost-effectively. Throughout the duration of your matter, we listen to your vision and objective, represent your interests vigorously and maintain our commitment to resolve disputes expeditiously.

We take pride in the talent of our highly competent professional and support staff, who demonstrate a focus on legal experience, personalized service and teamwork. Furthermore, our technological capabilities provide advanced and complete services in case management, research and communication. Our general practice firm is capable of serving businesses and individual clients in a wide rage of legal disciplines.

The members of our firm are proficient, legal professionals, actively engaged in Bar and community associations and frequently serving as seminar speakers and commentators regarding issues in their respective practice areas. Established in 2004, we remain guided by the principles of our experienced four founders: Robert Michalik, Charles Bauer, JoAnn Silvia and Dennis Ciccarillo. Our attorneys practice with integrity, responsiveness and a commitment to quality client service. We understand that trust of the customers, clients and employees - as well as, the respect of our colleagues and communities - is earned, cannot be compromised and is essential to practicing law.
Main Office

Main
35 Pearl Street
Suite 300
New Britain  CT  06051

Phone
  • (860) 225-8403

Office Information

Emergency After Hours

No

Social Security Disability
Social Security, SSI, Private Disability Plans
Social Security provides both cash assistance and Medicare insurance to individuals who are disabled from working, whether or not they have ever worked. Children may also be granted benefits based on their own disabilities. The basic programs are known as Social Security Disability, or SSD, and Supplemental Security Income, or SSI. The conditions that lead to inability to work are wide-ranging, but commonly include both physical problems and the limitations and pain associated with them, and mental health issues, often stemming from the physical problems, but which are no less incapacitating. We are skilled at marshalling, interpreting, and presenting in a clear and persuasive manner all forms of medical evidence, involving both physical and mental health issues

All fees in these matters are contingent both on success and on the retroactive amount awarded, and are required to be approved by the agency. We also advocate for individuals in disputes over short and long term disability (STD, LTD) benefits that may be available when they are disabled from working.

Dennis Ciccarillo

Dennis G. Ciccarillo is a 1975 graduate of Brown University and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Connecticut in 1978. He is admitted to practice in the Courts of Connecticut, the U.S. District Court for Connecticut, and the U.S. Courts of Appeal to the First and Second Circuits. He has served as a Hearing Officer for the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities and the state Bureau of Rehabilitation Services, as an instructor of Business Law at Central Connecticut State University, and as a Director of several non-profit organizations including Connecticut Legal Services. He also serves the Superior Court as an Attorney Trial Referee, Fact Finder and Arbitrator.
License
  • Bar Number: 100336
    Connecticut , 1979

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