On the practice of Elder and Disability Law - "Our clients often come to us feeling... more
On the practice of Elder and Disability Law - "Our clients often come to us feeling overwhelmed by their concerns, whether about impoverishing themselves in paying for a spouse's nursing home placement, or ensuring the personal and financial protection of a child with special needs after they are gone, or obtaining essential disability benefits and health care services. These needs pose... view profile
I am a sole practitioner and I concentrate my practice in workers' compensation,... more
I am a sole practitioner and I concentrate my practice in workers' compensation, motor vehicle accidents, and Social Security Disability claims. Now, more than ever, due to the recent changes in the law, people need quality legal representation for their Workers' Compensation claims. With my extensive focus in the field of Workers' Compensation, I have developed in-depth experience in hand... view profile
I went to law school in the 1970s because I wanted to change the world. I was... more
I went to law school in the 1970s because I wanted to change the world. I was fortunate to be able to work in public interest law for 25 years, working in legal aid programs in Nebraska, West Virginia, Worcester and Fitchburg. I ended my public interest career at the Disability Law Center where I discovered a deep and abiding interest in special education and a love for the families of childr... view profile
Social security law involves the intricacies of the American public benefits system that provides social security income. Social security is funded by taxes you pay when you are working. Once you stop working and meet the eligibility requirements, you receive monthly benefits. This occurs when you retire, have a recognized social security disability, or are the surviving spouse or child of a person entitled to social security. There are many social security laws and policies to determine eligibility, benefit amounts, and benefit duration. A social security lawyer can help if you are unfairly denied social security benefits, or if you feel the amount you receive is not enough.