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R. Matthew Stewart

R. Matthew Stewart

Practice areas:

Social Security

About Me

Experienced in Social Security Disability and SSI appeals before the Social Security Administration. Partner at Kraft & Associates, P.C., Attorneys at Law.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Social Security: 100%
    14 years



Contingent (25%)

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

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    I endorse this lawyer. Matthew and I co-presented a Social Security continuing legal education program, and I was extremely impressed with his depth of knowledge of the subject, as well as his ability to clearly communicate a complicated area of law within a very rigid timeframe. I beleive he would handle SOcial Security cases in his area of the country very competently, and I highly recommend him. Linda Ziskin


    Linda Ziskin Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    I endorse this lawyer. He is thorough and honest. His reputation is excellent.


    Kenneth Wincorn Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Kraft & Associates, P.C.

2777 N Stemmons Fwy
Suite 1300
Dallas, TX, 75207

Kraft & Associates

2777 Stemmons Freeway, Suite 1300
Dallas, TX, 75207



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200105/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Outstanding Service AwardNorth Dallas Bar Association2015

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerKraft & Associates2014 - Present
AttorneyBailey, Galyen & Gold2005 - 2008
AttorneyKraft & Associates2001 - 2004

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2013 - Present
Collin County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Dallas Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2011 - Present
North Dallas Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2010 - Present
Rockwall County Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Fifth Circuit Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesTexas State Representative2009 - 2010
National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ RepresentativesSustaining Member2001 - 2009

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Bradley v. Barnhart, 2006 WL 537841 (N. D. Texas 2006)Reverse & render

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Publication NameTitleDate
MADDvocateA Safety Net: How to Wade Through the Red Tape to Get Disability Benefits2008
MADD Victim Assistance Training InstituteSocial Security Disability Programs, Giving A Voice: Advocating for the Injured Victim/Survivor2007

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Wesleyan University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of North TexasHistoryMA - Masters1995
University of North TexasHistory & PhilosophyBA1991

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Online Bar CLESpecial Needs Trusts & Social Security Law2015
North Dallas Bar Association December Meeting10 Things Every Lawyer Should Know In Representing Injured and Disabled Individuals2014
Contact: Professional Lecture SeriesPTSD, Moving Beyond the Military Context2013
SSI and Social Security DisabilityGovernment Forms2012
Rockwall County Bar Association10 Things Every Lawyer Should Know About Social Security Disability2011
North Dallas Bar AssociationComparing Disability Programs: SSA and VA2011
North Dallas Bar Association10 Things Every Lawyer Should Know About Social Security Disability2009
Handling A Social Security Disability Case in TexasDisability Law2005