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I have been practicing Social Security law since 1978.  I find assisting the disabled in obtaining their rightful benefits very rewarding.  My office gives very personal attention to my clients.  My clients are not handled by paralegals or associates unfamiliar with their cases.  Each question is answered by me personally and I am the attorney who sees the case through to the end.

I also enjoy helping our Veterans who are often confused and disillusioned by the VA system.  I have represented World War II Veterans in obtaining needed pension benefits, Korean War Vets with service connected injuries, and Vietnam Veterans suffering from PTSD and Agent Orange related conditions.  Lately, I have seen an increase in cases from the first Gulf War and Iraq conflicts.  It is an honor and privilege to assist these brave men and women who gave so much to us.

In addition to my law practice, I am a volunteer speaker for the Susan G. Komen Foundation and serve on the Board of Trustees of Curemonos, a non profit assisting underserved Latinas diagnosed with breast cancer. These two organizations are important to me as I am a 13 year breast cancer survivor.


Practice areas


  1. Social Security: 75%
    38 years
  2. Military Law: 20%
    9 years
  3. Wills: 5%
    21 years



Contingent (20-25%)

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  • Jon L Gelman

    Agnes is an excellent Social Security attorney and will vigorously represent her client from the initial claim through judicial adjudication if required to obtain a successful result.


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  • William A Krais

    Agnes is a hard-working, diligent attorney who offers clients a frank appraisal of their matters while showing sympathy for their unfortunate circumstances.


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Contact info

1122 Route 22 West
Mountainside, NJ, 07092


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
summa cum laudeKean University1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyAgnes S. Wladyka LLC2007 - Present
partnerAbromson & Carey1970 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Essex County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesN/AN/A
Union County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Third Circuit Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Schaudeck v Commissioner of SSAreversed and benefits granted
Simmons v Commissioner of SSARemanded
Kutza v Commissioner of SSARemanded and benefits granted
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Kean UniversityPolitical ScienceBA1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Federal Civil Pro Bono Educational ProgramSocial Security Appeals1999
NOSSCR conferenceSocial SecurityN/A
New Jersey State Bar AssociationSocial SecurityN/A
New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal EducationSocial SecurityN/A