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Posted by Angela, a Social Security client, Flag
I have never needed a lawyer for anything. However, if I ever needed one, I sure made the right choice here. Something about his honest website and talking to him on the phone i didn't think you could trust a lawyer. You can here. Getting my benefits was a God send & Gordon and his staff made that happen effortlessly...:-)
Posted by Elizabeth, a Social Security client, Flag
I retained Attorney Gordon Gates in 2012 to help me win social security disability benefits for a chronic health condition. He was extremely knowledgeable about the legal case requirements, he knew just how to proceed, and he reviewed over 400 pages of my medical documents in support of my disability case. Although his office in is Maine, he can represent clients in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts because social security involves federal court. My case was unusual and complicated but because of Atty Gates, it all worked out and now I finally have the justice I deserve.
Posted by Robert, a Social Security client, Flag
I highly recommend The Law Office of Gordon Gates to anyone needing representation for a disability claim. Attorney Gates and his staff are professional, courteous, and diligent. The Law Office of Gordon Gates took my case after I was denied SSDI. The helpful staff filed all the complicated paperwork, and always had someone there who could answer my questions. I could call-in or walk-in and they would see me. Attorney Gates told me what to expect before we went to court, and also after court. Attorney Gates office settled my case quicker than I expected, and gave me HOPE from the minute they took my case. Words would never be able to express my gratitude to Attorney Gates and his staff.
Posted by Elizabeth, a Social Security client, Flag
Mr Gates helped me to win my difficult social security disability case. He was easy to work with, very knowledgeable and he helped me win where others might have failed.
Posted by Susan, a Social Security client, Flag
Thank you Law Offices of Gordon Gates for helping me get my Social Security Widows Disability benefits. I was sick and unemployed and Gordon helped me through every step of the process. Emails and phone calls were promptly returned and Gordon and his staff were very professional. He gets the highest recommendation from me.
Posted by mike, a Social Security client, Flag
during our first meeting gordon recognized the facts of my case and was able to put me on the fast track to getting my award.he was prompt,polite,and businesslike and a winner in every way.
Posted by Kimberly, a Social Security client, Flag
After fighting Social Security Disability for 5 YEARS, this wonderful LAWYER made it happen... Gordon fought honestly with extreme firmness and determination... He stands by his clients as if they are his own family, always keeping me informed and positive. I would not be here if the presence of this man did not exsist.. GOD BLESS YOU GORDON & LAURA FOR SAVING ME....YOU WILL ALWAYS BE MY SUPER HERO !!!! Anyone who has a case worth fighting for THIS MAN GETS THE JOB DONE !!!!!!
Posted by jim, a Social Security client, Flag
I worked hard for 30 years in the trades and when I failed my first employment exam due to my medical problems I was just taken back by it all.I filed for disability myself and was declined. it that point I knew I needed help to handle my appeal. for 30 years I paid into the system and when I needed it most it wasnt there for me. gordon did an excellent job representing me providing all the facts that won my case..
Posted by Fred, a Social Security client, Flag
I had a fantastic experience with the Law Offices of Gordon Gates. Always received a fast responses to every email I sent and when ever I called. Found his website (www.socialsecuritydisabilitylawyer.us/) to be very informative. I became a client April 2009 when I received my first denial for benefits. He made my appeal which was subsequently denied November 2009. He made the appeal for a Administrative hearing December 2009. When I finally received my hearing date (November 2010) I met with Mr. Gates and an associate, Collette Cushing where we went over my case and how to say my story to the Administrative Law Judge a couple weeks before my hearing. I met Ms. Cushing at the Hearing office the day of my hearing and had my hearing. It was nerve wrecking but it went really great for me. I received a full disability decision. Thank you Mr. Gates and Ms. Cushing.
Posted by Randall, a Social Security client, Flag
Mr. Gates responded quickly each time I called or emailed. He was compassionate to my wife and tackled her difficult issues with kindness but directly.
He explained the process in as much depth as you wanted or needed to know. His office staff was equally responsive.
I highly recommend Mr. Gates
Posted by Allan, a Social Security client, Flag
After I got over the initial denial shock from Social Security, I went online and found Gordon, I was impressed with the website from the start. I checked other sites and found this one and him the person to go with. I filled out the online questionnaire and didn't wait long till I got a call from him. He put me at ease right off the bat. He explained the system to me, so better understood. All the time waiting on my time to come up for appeal, He was so responsive via. phone, e-mail etc..
It was good to know I could contact him directly, as I did. I never got to talk to the Paralegal but I knew they were working in the background..
Overall he made me feel as comfortable as I could with the stresses.
I would highly recommend his service to anyone needing them.
Posted by Chris, a Social Security client, Flag
Gordon Gates impressed me from day 1. He personally answered his phone every time I called. He is pleasant, informative, and keeps his word. He kept me advised during all steps of the hearing process. I would highly recommend Gordon Gates to anyone seeking a SSI/SSDI attorney.
Posted by Elmalee, a Social Security client, Flag
I can't begin to express my thanks for the very professional job Mr. Gates did on my recent social security case. From the very first time that I talked to him I felt very confident in his knowledge and expertise.
He always returned my calls and answered any questions that I had,as well as keeping me informed of the status of my case. One day I called him and when he answered I asked him if it was a bad time to be calling. He answered, "It is never a bad time for you to call." I was so surprised and thankful because going through the disabled social security process is a daunting task.
Another thing that he did was ask for a bench decision on the day of our hearing. I did not even know that was possible. The judge agreed, and when I walked out of the hearing I knew that I had been approved. I slept well that night, not wondering whether I was going to be approved. That was the best nights sleep since this process started two and a half years ago.
If I can offer any advice, choose Gordon Gates. Don't try to go it alone. I truly believe that if I gone to him in the beginning instead of waiting until I had been denied twice I would have been approved sooner. Even if you are not sure about hiring an attorney, at least call and talk to him. If you talk to him, I am sure that you will understand what I am saying. He is a total professional