We specialize in Social Security disability law, including SSDI and SSI claims, and have represented clients throughout California. Why is this important? Because being represented by a firm in Texas or New York, no matter how fancy their commercials, will never provide the same kind of local experience and knowledge that an attorney who lives and works here can give. Every administrative law judge can have his or her own nuances, rules, and expectations, and knowing those differences can be the difference between a winning case and a devastating loss.
I am attorney Rafi Issagholian, founder of SoCal Disability Group. I have worked in Social Security disability from the moment I began practicing law. Social Security disability claims can often be convoluted and frustrating, and I have come to realize that many people are often left wondering whether anyone is advocating on their behalf, including their attorneys. When I started SoCal Disability Group, I made a promise that providing knowledgeable and compassionate advocacy would not just be some lofty ideal, but a real commitment that I made to each and every client.
Attorney Rafi Issagholian has dedicated his professional career to serving the people of California in the trying and difficult time of filing for Social Security disability.
Even before he had been sworn in as an attorney with the California State Bar, he had begun practicing in Social Security disability. The practice of this nuanced and difficult field of law inspired him, and seeing how so many deserving claimants would be denied their well-deserved disability benefits because of routine errors and lack of proper advocacy drove him to do better.
In forming SoCal Disability Group, Rafi Issagholian made a promise: that he will do everything he is able to assist you in obtaining your Social Security disability benefits. He will not shirk his responsibilities, nor simple "pass you on" to a paralegal or another attorney who knows nothing of your case and cares even less. When you call, you will speak to him; when you email, you will write to him; and when you have your hearing, you will be represented by him.
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