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Stephanie O Joy

also known as Stephanie Joy Lewis, Stephanie Lewis

About me

I am the founder of Joy Disability. I am a Social Security Attorney, and exclusively so, since approximately 2005.  However, prior to that, I engaged in practicing New Jersey general litigation law, including the fields of matrimonial, personal injury, motor vehicle law, criminal law, consumer protection and trust and estates, in addition to Social Security.


I gravitated towards an exclusivity in Social Security, after recognizing my affinity for a practice that is solely directed on helping others improve their lives, without having the often connected consequence of another being hurt in some way.


I built my practice from scratch and appreciated that by doing so, I could maintain my ethical standard and insist on a best practices approach for client success, that eliminates the popular practice of cutting of corners to maximize a firm's billable fees.


My passion is my clients, and the endeavor to improve their lives by obtaining for them their deserved Social Security Disability benefits.


I also enjoy assisting other firms with a need for SS guidance or direction on best practices, on a consultative basis.


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Practice areas


  1. Social Security: 100%
    21 years



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Contact info

Joy Disability - The Stephanie O. Joy Social Security Disability Law Office

1134 Summit Terrace
East Stroudsburg, PA, 18301


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We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerJoy Disability - The Stephanie O. Joy Social Security Disability Law Office2005 - Present
OwnerThe Law Office of Stephanie O. Joy, Esq.1998 - 2005
AssociatePitman et als1996 - 1998
AssociateMartin et als.1993 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration - Present
Social Security Disability LinkedIn GroupManager2011 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Client v. SSA 1-500Fully Favorable Award
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Publication nameTitleDate
American Association for Justice, Section: Social Security Disability LawPoor Record-keeping by Treating Medical Providers and Its Impact on Claimants’ Ability to Prove Actual Disability2014
Seton Hall Constitutional Law JournalA Claim of Newly Discovered Evidence of Actual Innocence Does Not Entitle Death Penalty Claimant to Federal Habeas Corpus Relief1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Rutgers UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CLE PresenterSocial Security Disability2013
Social Security Disability presentationSocial Security Disability2006