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About Me

I am a an attorney with experience working as a Medical Consultant for Social Security Disability.  I am also a board-certified pediatrician with over 20 years of primary care clinical experience.  I graduated law school in 2005 and since then have worked in various areas including Social Security Disability and Guardianship.  For two years I worked for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Washington, D.C. in such varied areas as medical device policy, pediatric clinical research on adverse outcomes, and legislative issues.  I am happily married to my law partner, David H. Abrams and together we enjoy our pets (all rescues).  I assist David H. Abrams with consumer rights and bankruptcy cases, but my main area of practice is Social Security Disability.  If you have any questions regarding filing a Social Security Disability claim, and would like them answered by a physician (who understands your impairments and your medical records) who has experience working for Social Security Disability, please give me a call for a free consultation!


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Practice Areas


  1. Social Security: 100%



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Jana McConnaughhay

    Barbara is my go-to source for any issues related to disability, whether a case involves developmental disabilities or age-related conditions such as dementia. I can count on Barbara to give me an honest, intelligent and straight-forward assessment and to be kind and compassionate to my clients. Her dual expertise as both a physician and an attorney are invaluable.


    Jana McConnaughhay Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

P.O. Box 3298
Tallahassee, FL, 32315


FLMember in Good Standing200509/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of David H. Abrams2013 - Present
Commissioner's FellowFood & Drug Administration FDA2011 - 2013
Social Security Disability Medical ConsultantFlorida Department of Health2005 - 2011
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Boston University School of MedicineMedicineMD - Doctor of Medicine1986
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Big Bend Epilepsy AssociationEpilepsy and Social Security Disability2015