Are you discouraged by the long and frustrating process of obtaining Social Security Disability benefits? Let me go to work for you. Whether your claim has been denied, or you need help submitting your first claim, let my experience and knowledge work for you.
As an experienced Social Security disability attorney, I have knowledge of the process, the paperwork and the rules and regulations necessary to assist you through all the steps of your Social Security disability claim. With over 27 years of experience as a registered nurse, I have the knowledge to review your medical files for an honest assessment of your medical evidence, the expertise to speak with your health providers, if necessary, and the ability to summarize your medical evidence for Social Security in a way that will make sure you have the best possible chance at a successful outcome.
Phyllis A. Layman, Social Security Disability Attorney
125 Town Park Drive - Suite 300
My practice is limited to representing claimants in their Social Security Disability matters.
I am a solo practitioner. While I utilize assistants with administrative tasks, such as requesting medical records, or data input, as the attorney of record on your case, I am the one who will communicate with SSA on your behalf. I am the one who will answer your questions and am the one who will represent you at your hearing.
How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?
From the first disability claimant that I represented, I knew I wanted to make Social Security Disability Law my primary practice area. For me, this is a perfect blend of my two careers, nursing and law. It is the blending of the two that has brought me to this practice area where I can utilize the skills and knowledge from both to assist those who have become disabled in obtaining the benefits they have earned and qualify for.
What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others
Prior to entering law school, I was a registered nurse. As a former nurse, now attorney, I have the medical knowledge to review your files for an assessment of your medical evidence, the expertise to speak with your health providers, if necessary, and the ability to summarize your medical evidence for Social Security in a way to provide you with the best possible chance of a successful outcome.
What distinguishes your law firm from others?
I am an attorney who enjoys working with people and therefore, I limit the layers of staff between my clients and myself. While I may have staff members to assist me with administrative matters related to your case, I am the one who will discuss your case with you. I am the one who will answer your questions. And, I am the one who will represent you at your hearing.
I graduated from John Marshall Law School, Atlanta, in December 2000, and became a member of the Georgia Bar Association in June, 2001. While I have enjoyed representing clients in a variety of legal matters, I now devote my time to Social Security Disability matters.
Prior to entering law school, I was a registered nurse. I graduated from the North Carolina Baptist Hospital School of Nursing in 1970, and received a BS Degree in Health Arts from the College of St. Francis located in Joliet, Illinois in 1996. I was active in nursing until entering law school in 1998.
It is the blending of the two careers, legal and nursing, that has brought me to the practice of Social Security Disability where I can utilize the skills and knowledge from both areas to assist those who have become disabled in obtaining the benefits they have earned and deserve.
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