Law Office of Mindee K. Mortimer

Law Office of Mindee K. Mortimer

Representing Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income claimants since 1991

Firm Overview

My practice is exclusively committed to representing disability claimants before the Social Security Administration. I do not work in any other areas of the law. I have 24 years experience representing claimants for Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income. I personally answer all telephone calls; this familiarity with my clients helps me to develop the evidence needed to support the claim. This may result in a quicker resolution of the claim.

Call me to discuss your situation or to schedule an appointment. During our first appointment, we will discuss the facts and evidence that support your claim and develop a plan to help you navigate the claim process.
Main Office
Main
1420 River Park Dr
Suite 110
Sacramento  CA  95815
Phone
  • (916) 729-5619
Fax
  • (916) 725-3936

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?
Yes
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
There is never a fee unless the claim is approved. The claimant will speak directly with me and the initial consultation is free. The initial appointment, when we will discuss the claim and develop our strategy, will last about one hour. If the claim is approved, any fee must be approved by the SSA and is limited to 25% of the claimant's past-due benefits (not to exceed $6000).
Hourly Rates
See above.

Office Information

Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Office Manager
None
Emergency After Hours
Yes
Languages Spoken
English
SSDI
I've had my own practice representing SSDI and SSI claimants for more than 22 years. I do not handle other types of legal matters.
My practice is exclusively devoted to representing claimants before the Social Security Administration. I do not handle any other legal matters. I will represent claimants at many stages of the process, including filing the initial application, during the Request for Reconsideration, or at a hearing before an administrative law judge.

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

Since 1993, I've had my own law practice representing claimants for SSDI and SSI. 100% of my work is representing claimants before the Social Security Administration.

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

I am happy to assist claimants to understand the law regarding claims for Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

The more information provided by the client, the easier it is to create a strategy for the claim. Information provided by the client is essential. The Social Security Administration will consider many issues when making a determination on a claim. My first source of information on these issues is the client.

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

A claimant is not required to have representation. However, I prefer to become involved in the claim as soon as possible. In appropriate situations, this may include before the claim is filed or before a denial is received. Early representation provides the time needed to gather medical records and reports or arrange for a medical evaluation, and can reduce some of the delay before a decision is issued.

Mindee Mortimer

I've represented Social Security disability claimants for more than 20 years. I understand how important these benefits are to the client/wage earner. When a claim is approved, the client is eligible to receive monthly benefits and Medicare or MediCal. The client's dependents may also be eligible to receive benefits. It's a very satisfying feeling to know that I can improve the quality of my clients' lives. My clients always speak directly with me and are encouraged to call. The frequent contact with my clients keeps me up-to-date on their medical conditions and treatment. This information is needed to develop the claim and know what evidence is potentially available. In some claims, a fully favorable decision can be issued on without waiting for a hearing before an administrative law judge.

I'm very hands-on and available to my clients.
License
  • Bar Number: 144368
    California , 1989
Education
  • King Hall School of Law, UC Davis
    J.D. , 1989
    Davis, CA
  • U.C. Davis
    Bachelor of Science , 1984
    Davis, CA
    Biological Sciences

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