Jim was born in Chicago in 1949. He worked as a construction laborer, apprentice... more
Jim was born in Chicago in 1949. He worked as a construction laborer, apprentice plumber, dishwasher, golf caddy, and parking attendant during high school and college. He graduated from Yale University in 1971 and the Lewis and Clark Law School in 1977, having served as Editor-in-Chief of the law review. He spent a year as a law clerk to the Hon. Robert C. Belloni in Federal Court before beginn... view profile
Attorney Cuppett was born in a small town in the mountains of Western Maryland in... more
Attorney Cuppett was born in a small town in the mountains of Western Maryland in 1974. As an undergraduate in college, he majored in philosophy, studying such diverse topics as ethics, formal and informal logic, metaphysics, philosophy of law, political philosophy, epistomology, and philosophy of language. After receiving his undergraduate degree, graduating summa cum laude and receiving sever... view profile
I graduated from University of Oregon School of Law and received my undergraduate... more
I graduated from University of Oregon School of Law and received my undergraduate degree from U.C. Berkeley. Before joining Alvey Law Group I served as a judicial extern for Judge Darryl Larson in the Lane County Circuit Court. In law school I was an editor for the Oregon law review. I am admitted to practice in the state of Oregon and the U.S. District Court, District of Oregon. Profess... 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.