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I've been advocating for the injured and disabled since 1985.  I'm active in my church and have directed the Christian Education program for many years.  I'm also an adult Girl Scout.   I have two children and enjoy reading and discussing books with my book club.


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Practice areas


  1. Social Security: 100%



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Christopher J Basner

    I highly recommend Cathy Brackin, Esq., for Social Security claims. I refer clients to Cathy with confidence. I have never had a client complaint regarding Cathy.


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  • Dana Elise Bookbinder

    Cathy is an experienced and exceptionally knowledgeable attorney who is passionate about her work. She gives top-notch service to her clients, and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her services to a client or friend.


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Contact info

4151 Route 42
Turnersville, NJ, 08012-1723


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Attorney Social Security 2016SJ Magazine2016
American Jurisprudence AwardRutgers Law School1984
Advanced Moot Court Best BriefRutgers Law School1984
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerLaw Office of Cathy L. Brackin2001 - Present
AttorneyPrutting & Lombardi1992 - 2000
AttorneyHoffman, DiMuzio & Hoffman1985 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representativesmember1986 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Phillips v. Phillips, 267 N.J.Super. 305 (App. Div. 1993)My client won.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Disability DispatchNew Rules for Student Loan Discharge2013
Disability DispatchThe Geography of Disability2013
Disability DispatchDrowning in Debt? Can Bankruptcy be the Answer?2013
Disability DispatchCollecting Unemployment While Waiting for Social Security Disability2013
Disability DispatchHelp with Heating Bills2012
Disability DispatchDrug Addiction & Alcoholism2012
Disability DispatchDon't Let Facebook Derail Your Disabilty Claim2011
Disability DispatchSafe Link Provides Free Cell Phones2011
Disability DispatchProblems with Grocery Shopping? There is Help!2011
Disability DispatchYouth with Disabilities: Transitioning to Adulthood2011
Disability DispatchEarnings Statements Discontinued - For Now!2011
Disability DispatchBacklog Update2011
Disability DispatchThe Importance of Your Earnings Record2011
Disability Dispatch7 Tips for Managing Your Medications2010
The Women of Gloucester CountyMyths of Social Security Disability2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - CamdenLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Montclair State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Everything Special Needs Radio ShowSpecial Needs Children Transitioning to Adulthood2014
Everything Special Needs Radio ShowChildren's SSI2014
Gloucester County NAMI meetingMental Health Issues in Social Security Disability/SSI2013
Center for Family GuidanceOverview of Social Security Disability & SSI2010