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Ethan K. Pham

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Ethan K. Pham is an experienced Social Security Disability and SSI attorney.  He is licensed with the California Bar and is authorized to practice in all California State and Federal courts, and before the Social Security Administration in any jurisdiction. He has been elected chairman and board member of the Social Security Section of the Orange County Bar Association. His dedication, experience, and knowledge of Social Security law has enabled him to represent and successfully obtain benefits for hundreds of disabled claimants.


Committed to the betterment of his community, Mr. Pham takes part in charity activities including supporting Children's Hospital of Orange County, Be the Match Bone Marrow drives, and Epilepsy Support groups.


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Languages spoken: Vietnamese, Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Social Security: 95%
    10 years, 800 cases
  2. Immigration: 5%
    10 years



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  • John Noah Kitta

    If you need Social Security advice you can't just call up any lawyer. You need to go to somebody who really knows Social Security Law. In Southern California, Ethan Ky Pham is your attorney to seek out and obtain guidance. A lot of attorneys dabble in Social Security, he knows Social Security. If you have an issue call him.


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  • Victoria L Clemans

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Pham is well liked, beloved in his community for the quality of his work and knowledge of the law.


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Contact info

Law Offices of Ethan K. Pham

171 S Anita Dr Suite 105
Orange, CA, 92868

Law Offices of Ethan K. Pham

7300 Alondra Blvd Suite 203
Paramount, CA, 90723



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyers Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2016
Top ContributorAvvo2016
Top ContributorAvvo2015
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2015
Top ContributorAvvo2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner/AttorneyLaw Offices of Ethan K. Pham2009 - Present
Of CounselLaw Offices of Brent W. Caldwell2006 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orange County Bar Association Social Security SectionChairman2011 - 2012
Orange County Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesSustaining Member2009 - Present
Orange County Bar Association Social Security SectionBoard Member2009 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
SSDI claim 0977 - RemandFully Favorable
SSDI claim 4626Fully Favorable
SSDI claim 3328Fully Favorable
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Publication nameTitleDate
Epilepsy Support Network of Orange CountySSDI and SSI for Seizures2015
SSDI and SSI for victimsSocial Security Disability and SSI claims2015
Epilepsy Support Network of Orange CountySocial Security Disability and SSI - Epilepsy2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Whittier College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of California - IrvinePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Epilepsy Support Network of Orange CountySocial Security Disability and SSI Claims2015
Epilepsy Support Network of Orange CountySocial Security Disability and SSI - Epilepsy2014
Orange County Bar Social Security SectionSocial Security2012
Associated Commerce ExchangeSocial Security Disability2010