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Sara Kafshi

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A longtime advocate for the rights of the disabled, Sara Kafshi now practices exclusively in obtaining Social Security Disability benefits for her clients.  She has represented clients in over six hundred hearings in eight states.


Ms. Kafshi graduated from the University of Maryland School of Law after completing her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Delaware and University of Baltimore.  She is admitted to the Maryland Bar, and has previously worked as a child's attorney and representing criminal defendants in Baltimore, MD, as well as interning at the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney in Honolulu, HI.


The Law Offices of Ryan and Kafshi, LLP provide legal counsel exclusively devoted to the practice areas of Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income. We routinely assist clients in handling their applications, filings, appeals and provide representation at administrative law hearings. We are dedicated to meeting the legal needs of disabled adults and children by offering our clients personal and caring legal services.

We frequently serve clients in Jersey City, Union City, Bayonne, Newark, Manhattan, Staten Island, and the Bronx. Legal services can be provided to clients anywhere in the nation.


Languages spoken: Farsi

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Practice areas


  1. Social Security: 100%
    13 years, 700 cases



Contingent (25%)

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  • Drew M Edwards

    Ms. Kafshi is a leading attorney in Social Security disability work. From my personal interactions with her, I have found her to be very conscientious and focused on the ethics of her profession.


    Drew Edwards Banking Attorney
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  • Michael C Schonberger

    Sarah Kafshi is an excellent social security attorney, she is experienced, knowledgeable and efficient in handling disability claims and treats all of her clients in a professional and courteous manner. I highly recommend this attorney.


    Michael Schonberger Real estate Attorney
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Contact info

Law Offices of Ryan and Kafshi, LLP

239 Washington Street
Suite 302
Jersey City, NJ, 07302

Law Offices of Ryan and Kafshi, LLP

120 Stuyvesant Place
4th Floor, suite 1
Staten Island, NY, 10301

Law Offices of Ryan and Kafshi, LLP

154 Grand Street
New York, NY, 10013



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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Jurisprudence Annual Merit AwardYale Gordon College of Liberal Arts2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerLaw Offices of Ryan and Kafshi, LLP2012 - Present
PrincipalLaw Office of Sara Kafshi, PLLC2009 - 2012
MD Rule 16 AttorneyHealth Care Delivery and Child Welfare Clinic2008 - 2009
Legal InternOffice Of The Prosecuting Attorney City and County of Honolulu2007 - 2007
MD Rule 16 AttorneyAccess to Justice Clinic2007 - 2008
Of CounselLaw Offices of Kenneth J. Pilla, PA2003 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York City Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Administrative Law Committee - NYC Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesMember2009 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
The Daily Record (Maryland)Lawyers debate whether representation at bail hearings should be required2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland School of LawJDJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of BaltimoreJurisprudenceBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
University of DelawareCriminal Justice and PhilosophyN/AN/A