Terry LaPorte has dedicated his legal career to representing individuals in Social Security Disability claims and appeals. After receiving his J.D in 1979 from Santa Clara University School of Law, he developed an expertise in Social Security Disability law. In 1982, he established the Law Offices of Terry LaPorte, a Northern California based law firm that specializes exclusively in the area of Social Security Disability law. For thirty years, Mr. LaPorte and his law firm have represented thousands of individuals in SSI and SSDI disability appeals in California and the Western States.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Licensed since 1979
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale Hubbell and Lawyers.com||2013|
|Pro Bono Services Award||Santa Clara County Bar Association||2011|
|Top Northern California Attorney||Super Lawyer||2010|
|Philip J. Berelson Award for Generous Philanthropy||Law Foundation of Silicon Valley||2004|
|Founder||LaPorte Law Firm||1982 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|National Board of Trial Advocacy||Board Member||2009 - Present|
|Santa Clara County Bar Association, Social Security Law Section||Former Chair||2002 - 2008|
|National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR)||Sustaining Member||1985 - Present|
|Santa Clara University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1979|