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Southern California Social Security Disability Claim Lawyers

Was Your Disability Claim Turned Down?

The process of applying for disability benefits can be challenging for someone who is not familiar with the system. More than 80 percent of the people who start the process on their own have their initial claims turned down. A California disability claims attorney can improve your chances significantly by presenting your case in the most favorable light.

At the law firm of Judith S. Leland, our lawyers help disabled people obtain benefits from Social Security Disability (SSD), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS), Orange County Employees Retirement System (OCERS), the Los Angeles City Employees' Retirement System (LACERS), the Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA), Railroad Retirement Benefits and other disability programs.

When necessary, we consult medical specialists and other experts in building and supporting our clients' cases. We have represented numerous clients at all levels of appeal and are intimately familiar with the burden of proof requirements involved.

Our California disability claim lawyers have had success in disability cases at all stages of the process: initial application, reconsideration, hearing and appeals. We offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case at one of our convenient office locations in Downey, Orange and Ontario in Southern California.

Let a Former SSI Judge Handle Your Disability Claim

Judith S. Leland is a former SSI judge who has been representing Social Security Disability claimants since 1976. She has represented clients at all levels of the adjudication process, from initial application to Social Security disability hearings to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Leland and our other disability lawyers have been very successful in federal court, as well as the Social Security administrative arena.

We are experienced in representing clients with SSI and SSDI claims for physical impairments such as osteoarthritis, mental illness claims like depression and posttraumatic stress syndrome, spinal disorders including herniated discs and chronic conditions involving COPD, lupus, rheumatological conditions and heart disease. While we do not handle Insurance long-term disability claims, we can refer you to an attorney who practices in that area.

Free Attorney Consultation - No Fees Unless We Win

To schedule an appointment with an experienced California disability lawyer, call 1-562-219-4156 or toll free at 1-866-764-0321, or fill out our simple contact form. There are no consultation fees and we charge no attorney's fee unless we help you obtain benefits.