Joann Kim

Attorney · UC Davis School of Law

Joann Kim is an Attorney-Advisor for the Social Security Administration (SSA) in its Office of Disability Adjudication and Review. From 2003 to 2006, she worked for SSA’s Office of the General Counsel, litigating disability law cases in federal district courts and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In this position, she worked closely with the U.S. Attorneys’ offices in multiple jurisdictions.

Before working for the SSA, Ms. Kim clerked for an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the Northern Mariana Islands in Saipan. She graduated from UC Davis School of Law.

Articles By Joann Kim

Qualifying for Disability Benefits for a Listed Impairment
If you have strong medical records, you may qualify for disability automatically by meeting the description of an impairment listed in the SSA Blue Book.