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As the founder of Daley Disability Law, Frederick J. Daley, Jr. represents clients in Chicago, Evanston, the North Shore, Illinois, and throughout the Midwest. He focuses his practice in the area of Social Security and Railroad Disability Law and Vaccine Injury Law. The firm focuses also on Long-Term Disability.


 


Mr. Daley was first admitted to the Rhode Island Bar in 1973 and admitted to practice law in Illinois state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, the U.S. Supreme Court, and federal district courts throughout the country.


 


During his tenure he has received numerous accolades.  He has been ranked by his peers as an Illinois Super Lawyer in the area of Social Security Disability Law in 2005. Mr. Daley has also been ranked as a Top Ten Social Security Disability lawyer by Leading Lawyers Network every year since 2004 as well as receiving a Martindale-Hubble Client of Distinction Award 2015. More information about his peer ranking and review process is available at Leading Lawyers Network.


 


In addition to his practice, Mr. Daley is active in a number of professional organizations, including the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives and the Chicago Bar Association's committee on Social Security law. He served on the board of directors for the National Association of Disability Representatives.


 


Committed to the betterment of his community, Mr. Daley takes part in charity and pro bono activities, including work with Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. He has also worked with the Multiple Sclerosis Society


 


Mr. Daley is a 1973 graduate of the New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to law school, he graduated from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, with a double major in political science and business administration.


 

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Languages spoken: Spanish, Polish, English

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Social Security: 90%
    43 years
  2. Litigation: 10%
    43 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Daley Disability Law

601 West Randolph Street Suite 300
Chicago, IL, 60661

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197411/12/2015
RIInactive197301/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client of Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top Ten Social Security LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2014
Top Ten Social Security LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2013
Top Ten Social Security LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2012
Top Ten Social Security LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2011
Top Ten Social Security LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2010
Top Ten Social Security LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2009
Top Ten Social Security LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2008
Illinois Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2005
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Disability RepresentativesAt-large director2013 - 2013
Chicago Bar AssociationChair of Social Security law committee2010 - 2011
National Association of Disability RepresentativesMember2008 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants' RepresentativesMember1982 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
National Vaccine Injury Compensation ProgramMemberN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
University of MiamiPolitical Science and Business AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts1970