BRIAN GILLETTE BECAME A LAWYER BECAUSE HE WANTED TO HELP PEOPLE. He's found a way with his Social Security disability practice. He explains, "My clients are often in dire straits since they aren't able to work and have lost their income. When I win benefits for them, I know I'm helping a whole family." Early in his legal career, Brian worked for personal injury law firms, where he sharpened his skills presenting a strong case for each of his clients. He realized it was Social Security disability clients he enjoyed helping the most. In 2007, he left to start the Gillette Law Group, PLLC, helping people unable to work obtain disability benefits. Read more about Brian's work as a lawyer who concentrates his practice in Social Security in an article from the Oyster Pointer: http://www.server-jbmultimedia.net/OysterPointer/sitebase/index.aspx?adgroupid=196510&webstoryid=19772061&webstoryid2=19772061&view=single&fh=635 Brian lives in Williamsburg, with offices in Williamsburg and Newport News, but he helps people throughout Virginia and northeastern North Carolina with Social Security disability claims. He was born in Washington, D.C., grew up in Maryland, and attended law school at The College of William and Mary in Virgina. His mother was a elementary school principal and his dad worked for a firm that helped disabled people with prosthetics get the help they needed. Brian is married with four children. Brian currently volunteers his time as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Center for Child and Family Services, Inc. based in Hampton, VIrginia.