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Jeremy Lyle Bordelon

About Me

I focus on helping disabled people get their benefits, whether Social Security, short or long-term disability benefits, private disability insurance, medical care, accidental death and dismemberment, etc.


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Practice Areas


  1. Employee Benefits: 45%
  2. Social Security: 45%
  3. Insurance: 10%



Contingent (25-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Edward Philip Taric Dabdoub

    Jeremy is one of the few attorneys that has a complete understanding of ERISA and Social Security disability law. His knowledge and experience in helping get people disability benefits is second to none. I recommend Jeremy.


    Edward Dabdoub Employee Benefits Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Joseph Michael Smith Caballe

    Mr. Bordelon has illustrated a strong knowledge of ERISA disability benefits. I can wholeheartedly endorse Mr. Bordelon in this area of law.


    Joseph Caballe Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

414 McCallie Ave.
Chattanooga, TN, 37402-2066



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Academic Excellence Award - Advanced Legal ResearchUniversity of Tennessee College of Law2009
Academic Excellence Award - Advanced Appellate AdvocacyUniversity of Tennessee College of Law2009
Academic Excellence Award - Administrative LawUniversity of Tennessee College of Law2007
Navy Expeditionary MedalU.S. Navy2002
Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2)U.S. Navy2000
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Junior PartnerEric Buchanan & Associates2012 - Present
Associate AttorneyEric Buchanan & Associates2009 - 2012
Law ClerkEric Buchanan & Associates2006 - 2009
ParalegalEric Buchanan & Associates2004 - 2006
Cryptologic TechnicianUnited States Navy1998 - 2006
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesMemberN/A
Tennessee Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Tennessee Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Goetz v. Greater Georgia Life Insurance CompanyThe Court found that the insurance company's decision was arbitrary and capricious, and reversed the decision, ordering benefits paid to Mr. Goetz.
Cotterman-Henson v. SSAClaim remanded by the Court for a new hearing.
Durbin v. SSAAgency agreed to remand for new hearing
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Publication NameTitleDate
ERISA & Disability Benefits NewsletterHow Disabled is Disabled?2012
ERISA & Disability Benefits NewsletterERISA Discovery2011
ERISA & Disability Benefits NewsletterWho Are the Proper Defendants in an ERISA Benefits Action2011
ERISA & Disability Benefits NewsletterERISA Subrogation2010
ERISA & Disability Benefits NewsletterAwards of Attorney's Fees under ERISA2010
ERISA and Disability Benefits NewsletterERISA Healthcare Claims2009
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawN/AJuris Doctorate2009
University of Tennessee, ChattanoogaLegal Assistant StudiesBachelor of Science2005
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Disability Benefits ForumInterplay between Social Security, Long-Term Disability, Worker's Comp. and other benefits2011
TN First-Party Insurance, Bad Faith, and the Tennessee Consumer Protection ActTennessee First-Party Insurance Law2010