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Kelie Schneider was born in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. She attended Juniata College and majored in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Ms. Schneider earned her Juris Doctorate in 2009 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and received the Community Service Award upon graduation. 


During law school, Ms. Schneider was involved in the Health Law Civil Litigation Clinic – participating all three years of her law school career. While participating in the Health Law Clinic, Ms. Schneider was certified by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to represent indigent Social Security clients and appeared before Administrative Law Judges for the Social Security Administration. Stemming from her work in law school, Ms. Schneider began to represent Social Security claimants immediately upon graduation and has practiced Social Security Law exclusively since that time.


Kelie Schneider currently serves as the Chairwoman for the Legislative Committee of the National Association of Disability Representatives (NADR) and is also an active member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR).  Ms. Schneider is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association; the ACBA Social Security Practitioners’ Committee; the Women’s Bar Association of Western Pennsylvania; the Federal Bar Association; the American Bar Association; and the West Virginia Bar Association.   Ms. Schneider also writes Social Security articles for the Lawyers Journal; has taught seminars on Social Security Practice; is a presenter at the National Association of Disability Representatives annual conferences; and has appeared before and spoken to many local organizations in the Pittsburgh Area to continue to reach out to those in need.


Ms. Schneider is licensed to practice law in the state courts for Pennsylvania and West Virginia and in all Social Security Courts throughout the United States. She is eligible to practice in the Federal District Courts for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the Northern District Court of West Virginia; the Northern District of Ohio; and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.  Ms. Schneider has also appeared before the District Court of New Hampshire, the District Court of Maine; and the District Court of Vermont. 


Ms. Schneider is a Social Security Attorney at Berger and Green, representing clients at the Administrative Hearing Level as well as the Appeal Council and the Federal Court level. She is committed to serving disabled individuals with the kindness and respect that they deserve. Ms. Schneider is devoted to advocating for her disabled clients at every step of the administrative process.



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Practice areas

  1. Social Security: 100%



Contingent (25%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

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Attorney endorsements

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  • David Joel Shrager

    I endorse this lawyer. She has an excellent reputation and is dedicated to her practice.


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  • Patrick James Best

    Kelie is a fantastic Social Security lawyer. I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking Social Security benefits.


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Contact info

Kelie Schneider, Attorney at Law

1439 North Franklin Street
Pittsburgh, PA, 15233


PAAdministrative Suspension200904/02/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2013 Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Rising StarJuniata College2011
Community Service AwardUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Law2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyKelie Schneider, Esq.2013 - Present
AttorneyBerger and Green2012 - Present
AttorneyRobert Peirce & Associates, PC2009 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
North Shore Community AllianceBoard of Directors2009 - Present
Women's Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
National Association of Disability RepresentativesLegislative Chair Person2009 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesMember2009 - Present
Allegheny County Bar AssociationSocial Security Practitioners Committee2009 - Present
West Virginia Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
National Association of Disability RepresentativesMember2009 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
McDonnell v. AstrueRemand
Smith v. AstrueReversal
Trout v. AstrueRemand
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Publication nameTitleDate
Allegheny County Bar AssociationSocial Security Practitioners Must Stay Current With Changes2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Juniata CollegePhilosophy, Politics, EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Washington City MissionMental Health Impairments and the SS Process2011
NADR Teleconferences 2011Social Security2011
Family LinksThe resources available to You.2011
Community ForumFOCUS on Incarcerated Women2011
Bethlehem HavenHow to Proceed following Incarceration2011