Attorney Michelle R. Gottesman received her Juris Doctor from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and has been practicing Social Security disability law exclusively. She also has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Cincinnati as well as three years studying Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. Her academic pursuits have included studying in Scotland and Greece.
Michelle handles every step of the Social Security disability appeals process, from meeting with clients to filing the appeal to appearing at the hearing. Michelle is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives.
My case experience includes: depression; anxiety; bipolar; oppositional defiance disorder; intermittent explosive disorder; cognitive impairment; ADHD; somatoform disorders; schizophrenia; autism and pervasive developmental disorders; paranoid and psychotic disorders; back/neck injuries; legs/knees/ankles injuries; asthma; COPD/emphysema; cancer; deafness; blindness; heart disease (congestive heart failure, heart attack, arrythmia); aneurysm; venous insufficiency; Crohn's; colitis; liver disease; kidney disease; psoriasis; diabetes; scoliosis; epilepsy; tumors; multiple sclerosis; syringomyelia; Huntington's; closed head injuries; lupus; scleroderma; HIV/AIDS; Sjrogren's syndrome; Reynaud's; arthritis; degenerative joint disease; degenerative disc disease; and many many more.
Licensed since 2005
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|MI||Active And In Good Standing||2005||03/27/2015|
|Managing Attorney||Disability Attorneys of Michigan||2004 - 2009|
|Project Assistant||Moody Nolan, Ltd.||1999 - 2002|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Better Business Bureau||Accredited Business||2011 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Oakland County Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives||Member||2005 - Present|
|State Bar of Michigan||Member||2005 - Present|
|Macomb County Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|University of Detroit Mercy School of Law||Law||Juris Doctor||2004|
|University of Cincinnati||Psychology||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1998|
|Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland||Architecture||N/A||N/A|
|Illinois Institute of Technology||Architecture||N/A||N/A|