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John M. Driskill

John M. Driskill

also known as John Driskill

Practice areas:

Social Security, Litigation

About Me

I have been handling Social Security disability cases since 1993.  However, I have been handling disability cases exclusively since 1998.  Morgan & Weisbrod is a leader in Social Securtiy disability law.  For more information about me or Morgan & Weisbord, please review our website at


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Social Security: 75%
    22 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Litigation: 25%



Contingent (25%)

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Angela Davis Morris

    John is incredibly knowledgeable about the social security regulations needed to represent his clients exceptionally well. He is a hard worker and a dedicated advocate. I highly recommend John!!


    Angela Morris Social Security Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Wiebke Breuer

    I am very happy to recommend John to anyone who is looking for a Social Security attorney. John has many years of experience, he is smart, dedicated, extremely professional, and very thorough and persistent. I have collaberated with John many times, and his work product and understanding of the law and the issues is always superior. Most importantly, John is very respected by the Judges in our field of practice. I often refer clients to John, knowing their case will be handled by one of the very best Social Security attorneys.


    Wiebke Breuer Social Security Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Morgan & Weisbrod, LLP

6800 West Loop South
Suite 450
Bellaire, TX, 77401



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199208/25/2015
MOInactive voluntarily199301/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board Certified in Social Security Disability LawNational Board of Trial Advocacy2009
Houston's Top LawyersH MagazineN/A


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesBoard of Directors2012 - Present
Houston Bar Association (Social Security Section)Chairman2011 - 2012
Houston Bar Association (Social Security Section)Secretary/Treasurer2009 - 2010
Houston Bar Association (Social Security Section)Chairman2003 - 2004
Houston Bar Association (Social Security Section)Secretary/Treasurer2002 - 2003
National Organization of Social Security Claimants' RepresentativesSustaining Member1994 - Present
Houston Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Durden V. Astrue 586 F. Supp. 2d 828 S.D. Tex.Remanded that claimant met Listing as a matter of law.

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Publication NameTitleDate
Corporate Counsel ReviewCorporate Control In the Emerging Corporate World1992


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Baylor UniversityN/AM.B.A.1984
University of Missouri, ColumbiaN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1983

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
NBTA: Learning New Causes of ActionSocial Security Disability Law2015
2015 CPE Tax ExpoSocial Security Disability Enrollment Process2015
FOSSCR Annual ConferenceProving Intellectual Disability for SSA Listing2013
National Disability Law ConferenceDeveloping Evidence of Adaptive Functioning in Cases of Mental Retardation2012
Social Security Disability LawHandling A Social Security Case in Texas2010
Handling a Social Security Disability Case in TexasSocial Security Disability2006
SpringHandling a Social Security Disability Case in Texas2005
Disability SeminarThe Hearing Process2000
Texas Elder Law ConferenceIntroduction to Social Security Disability Law and Practice1997