Since becoming an attorney in 1982, Tim Vrana's priorities have been to combine the highest quality of legal service with the highest level of ethical conduct.
He is supported in his office by three legal assistants who share his priorities. Mr. Vrana's practice focuses on three areas: -Social Security Disability -Long Term Disability -Civil Appeals We invite you to explore our website to learn more about Tim Vrana and his practice.
636 3rd Street, P.O. BOX 527
Columbus IN 47202
Are you looking for help in getting Social Security disability benefits?
We look forward to the opportunity to find out about your situation to see if we can help. You are not just a case with us; you are a person with individual symptoms and needs. We want to hear your story and see if we can help you. If we take your case, we will do our best to get you a decision granting benefits. Getting benefits that you can count on each month can make a significant difference in the quality of your life. Our experienced, friendly legal team understands what it takes to obtain disability benefits. Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits and Supplemental Security Income were created to help people who no longer are able to work. The programs for disability assistance, however, are complex and ever changing. Having an illness or disability is stressful enough. The bills are mounting, you're unable to get all the medicine you need, and you may feel discouraged that you will never see that notification that says you are eligible for benefits. When our clients learn that their claims have been approved, they tell us their stress levels are immediately reduced. Instead of worrying about meeting deadlines, errors in the paperwork, or forgetting something important regarding your situation, let us take care of all that for you.
-Social Security Disability
Admitted: 1982, Indiana; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
Law School: Indiana University, J.D.
Member: Bartholomew County, Indiana State (Member, Governing Council, Appellate Practice Section, 2001-current) Federal (Member, Social Security Section) and American Bar Associations; Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana (Member, Board of Directors, 1992-2001); National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives; Local Rules Advisory Committee for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
Born: Seward, Nebraska, March 4, 1952
College: University of Nebraska; Duke University, A.B., magna cum laude, with distinction in Political Science, 1973.
-Employed by the Social Security Administration as a Claims Representative and Field Representative (1974-1980)
-Commissioner, 1982-1985, and Chairman, 1984-85, Columbus Human Rights Commission
-Award from the Indiana State Bar Association for leadership in improving the availability of legal services (1986)
-Presenter at a number of seminars for other lawyers (for a list, click here)
-Author of several articles in law publications (for a list, click here)
-Leadership Bartholomew County (class member, moderator (1988-1989), presenter, and director (1994-1996))
-Columbus Child Care Center (past director)
-William R. Laws Foundation (past director)
-First Call for Help (past director)
-Bartholomew Area Legal Aid, Inc. (Board of Directors, 1990-1996)
-Moderator of numerous candidate forums in Columbus, Ind.
-Actor in community theatre in Indianapolis and Columbus (1981-1982, 1994-1995)
-Stand-up comedian (1994-present)
-Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana (Board of Directors, 1992-1997)
-Guest "Cat in the Hat" at Parkside Elementary School