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Marilyn Hamilton

also known as Marilyn P. Walker, Marilyn Pusey Walker

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I am a former Administrative Law Judge in the Social Security Administration's Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR).  As an Administrative Law Judge at SSA, I held approximately 700 hearings and made decisions on 1,000 cases.  I have more than 21 years experience in Social Security law, over 4 years of that in ODAR, first as an Attorney Advisor researching Social Security law and writing decisions for Administrative Law Judges, and than as an Administrative Law Judge. 

I know what evidence is important to a finding of disability and how to present that evidence to the Social Security Administration in a way that is most favorable to my client.  I accept cases for disability (both Social Security and Supplemental Security Income), continuing disability reviews, SSI children's claims, SSI age 18 disability redeterminations, and other Social Security issues such as overpayments.

I will work with you on filing your initial claims, submitting medical evidence to SSA and emphasizing the legal basis for your disability claim.  I will also represent you on appeal, both at reconsideration at the Disability Adjudication Service and at a hearing before an ODAR Administrative Law Judge.


Practice areas


  1. Social Security: 100%



Contingent (25%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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  • Kristina Street Hatcher

    Ms. Hamilton gives excellent and quite detailed answers to questions on Avvo demonstrating both a wealth of knowledge in her practice areas and genuine care for the individual asker. I endorse this attorney.


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Marilyn P. Hamilton Law Firm

3128 Clairmont Rd NE
Atlanta, GA, 30329


WIGood Standing200603/27/2015
GAActive Member in Good Standing 199511/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMarilyn P. Hamilton Law Firm2011 - Present
Administrative Law JudgeSocial Security Administration, Office Of Hearings & Appeals2008 - 2010
Attorney AdvisorSocial Security Administration, Office Of Hearings & Appeals2006 - 2008
Staff AttorneyDeKalb County (GA) Superior Court1995 - 2005
Claims representative, service representative, etc.Social Security Administration Field Office1976 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Disability Representatives (NADR)Member2012 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR)Member2012 - Present
DeKalb Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Atlanta Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember -- inactive status now2006 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember -- inactive status now1996 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember -- active in good standing since 19951995 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A