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Firm Overview

The lawyers at Winter, Chewning & Geary, LLP dedicate their practice to helping disabled individuals obtain Social Security disability and SSI benefits. From our offices in Milwaukee, Green Bay and Oshkosh, we represent people around Wisconsin.
Main Office

Milwaukee Office
740 N.Plankinton Avenue, Ste 430
Milwaukee  WI  53203

  • 1-888-484-4020

Other Offices

  • Oshkosh Office
    111 N. Main St.
    Ste. 400
    Oshkosh,  WI  54901
  • Green Bay Office
    2121 S.Oneida St.
    Green Bay,  WI  54304
Social Security Disability
The lawyers at Winter, Chewning and Geary, LLP only represent individuals trying to obtain Social Security Disability and SSI benefits.
Winter, Chewning & Geary, LLP is a three-attorney firm, with offices in Milwaukee, Green Bay and Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Our attorneys and staff help people around Wisconsin at all stages of the disability claim and appeals process. We represent people trying to obtain disability benefits at the initial application level and on appeal at reconsideration at hearings before an Administrative Law Judge. Even if a judge has denied your claim after a hearing, we can represent you before the Appeals Council or in federal district court. We handle claims involving mental and/or physical problems that keep you from working. We also offer representation in children's SSI claims.

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

The firm used to be a general practice, but we soon found at our most appreciative clients were the disability claimants for whom we helped obtain some level of financial security and medical coverage through the Social Security disability system. Eventually, we decided to focus our entire practice on this area of law. Helping those too sick, injured or in pain to work obtain disability benefits is now all we do.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

Our attorneys are all members of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives and routinely attend conferences held by that organization. Our attorneys have given presentations to other lawyers on handling disability cases the disability and give informative speeches to the general public. We have helped hundreds of individuals obtain disability benefits, at all levels of the administrative process and regularly pursue appeals to federal district court where we think the Social Security Administration has gotten it wrong.

Donald Chewning

Attorney Don Chewning exclusively represents Social Security disability and SSI claimants. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin (B.A. with highest honors) and Marquette University Law School (J.D. summa cum laude), Attorney Chewning began his legal career by clerking for Justice Ann Walsh Bradley of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Attorney Chewning has argued before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Wisconsin Supreme Court. He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee County Bar Association and is a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives. From 2008-10, he served on the Wisconsin State Bar Board of Governors. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
  • Bar Number: 1030511
    Wisconsin , 2000

Timothy Geary

Attorney Tim Geary joined Winter, Chewning & Geary in 2006. Tim began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney and eventually moved into private practice. Attorney Geary has tried over 35 criminal and civil jury trials with subject matter ranging from personal injury to first degree intentional homicide. His past trial attorney experience allows him to be an advocate for people in need

Stacy Vogeltanz

Attorney Stacy A. Vogeltanz exclusively represents Social Security disability and SSI claimants. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.A. 2007) and the University of Minnesota Law School (J.D. cum laude, 2010). She is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and is licensed to practice in federal district court in the Eastern District of Wisconsin. Attorney Vogeltanz is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants

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Wisconsin Disability Attorneys