Robert W. Gillikin, II joined Rutter Mills in March of 2009 after practicing law in... more
Robert W. Gillikin, II joined Rutter Mills in March of 2009 after practicing law in Pittsburgh for six years. His primary area of focus is Social Security Disability, for which he has represented approximately 2,000 clients in disability claims. He has successfully represented many disabled individuals both before the Social Security Administration and in appeals to federal court. Mr. Gilli... view profile
The goal of my job, as a trial attorney, is to set things right for you, the person... more
The goal of my job, as a trial attorney, is to set things right for you, the person who has had their life turned upside down, because someone else chose not to pay attention, or not to follow the rules. I have had the chance to help hundreds of people in the past decades, who have been hurt in auto crashes, or who have been victims of the carelessness of a doctor, or hospital staff. As a mot... view profile
For over ten years, I have been working as an advocate for individuals in need.... more
For over ten years, I have been working as an advocate for individuals in need. After graduating from Regent University Law School, I began working as an attorney for Virginia Legal Aid Society, where I provided legal representation to low income individuals and families in the areas of housing, consumer, family and public benefits cases. While at VLAS, I was the director of the HEAL program,... 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.