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Byron Gust Broun

Social Security & Disability Attorney at Saint Petersburg, FL

4.9   33 reviews
  • Licensed for 31 years
    State FL
    Acquired 1992
    Status
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About Byron

Learn Byron’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Social Security & Disability
    90%
    I have been practicing Social Security disability law in conjunction with workers compensation and personal injury since 1994.

    30 years, 1,000 cases

  2. Personal injury
    10%
    I have handled a wide range of personal injury cases over the course of my career. My practice is not limited to automobile injuries. In fact my two biggest cases involved a negligently manufactured spa and a pool drowning.

    30 years, 150 cases

I am originally from upstate New York and moved to Florida at age 18.  I have lived in St Petersburg off and on since 1978.  I have also lived in Jensen Beach when I worked on a boat as a deckhand, Miami where I attended law school and worked in a nightclub, Palm Beach Gardens and Tarpon Springs.  I worked for the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Sevices (HRS) for three years processing Medicaid applications at Bayfront Medical Center before attending law school.  This proved to be an invaluable experience in my legal career, as it gave me an insight into how governmental agencies such as Social Security and tyhe Veterans Administration process medical disability claims.  As an attorney, I first worked for FEMA heloing people and businesses with disaster loans after Hurricane Andrew in Miami and the "Storm of the Century" in Crystal River.  Thereafter, I secured a position as an associate with John G. Thompson and Associates in Tarpon Springs from 1994 to 1997, practicing Social Security disability, personal injury, and worker's compensation.  Subsequently, I worked for John H. Thompson IV, P.A in St. Petersburg practicing in the same areas.  In 2010 I opened my own office where I concentrate my practice on Social Security disability law and personal injury law.  I recently received accredidation to practice before the Veterans Administration and look forward to building my practice in that area of the law as well.  I represent clients from Crystal River to Sarasota and have satellite offices inTarpon Springs, Tampa and Sarasota. 

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Location

Byron Broun, P.A.
3601 1st Avenue North
Saint Petersburg, FL, 33713

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Reviews

4.9 / 5.0
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Posted by Craig | July 5, 2022
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Satisfied Client
Byron worked out a fair settlement claim for us in a very timely manner. I appreciate his persistence moving the process forward. He promptly returned phone calls and emails answering questions or communicating progress. We highly recommend his services.
Posted by Alan | March 4, 2021
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Byron was pivotal in getting my disability claim approved!
I decided to hire Byron after my second appeal was denied. He understood my case was unique and told me he thought I had a legitimate claim. With early stages of prostate and chronic lymphocytic leukemia, along with other disabling illnesses, Byron recognized the deterioration in my quality of life. With his insider knowledge of the system and experience, he helped me convince a disability judge of this and receive my back pay and set up my monthly disability payments. So after a year of covid-19, homelessness and little healthcare, I now have thousands of dollars in my bank account and a Humana medicaid plan. Thanks Byron! You might have saved my life.
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Posted by Troy | November 21, 2019
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In a word.... FANTASTIC
Having Byron as my wife’s SSDI attorney was the best decision we could’ve made. His calm easy going demeanor made us feel comfortable and relaxed in the most frustrating and stressful situation we’ve ever encountered. Byron is well versed in the law and handled my wife’s case like the real pro he is. Byron communicated everything that he needed from us and left nothing to the last minute. I would highly recommend you contact Byron to represent you or a loved one should you need his services. He won’t disappoint you.
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Posted by Stacy | November 19, 2019
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Expertise in His Field
Bryon was very thorough in the preparing me for my hearing and the handling of the actual hearing for SSD. He is very well experienced in his areas of law and also lets his clients know that he cares, has compassion and understanding to their plight. Was very pleased with his representation in my case.
Posted by Nancy | July 18, 2019
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"Good Lawyer" "Good Person"
I am so grateful to Mr Broun for his guidance in navigating me through a very stressful time. He is a professional yet down to earth and easy to deal with. He was available when I had a question or concern which was very appreciated. I feel for the first time in a long time I can breathe because with his help my case was successful. I would and will highly recommend him to anyone in need of his type of legal services.
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Posted by Sharon | April 16, 2019
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Great exerience
Byron made a difficult confusing process seamless. The updates and contact from his office made me feel more connected to the progress of my case. Overall a very pleasant experience and would highly recommend this attorney.
Posted by Amy | March 19, 2019
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Knowledgeable, experienced and caring.....A+++++
Mr. Broun was referred to me by another attorney and I’m forever grateful for that. From the beginning to the end of my case, he was very caring and professional. He educated me, kept me informed, gave excellent advice and prepared me for my hearing. He was also very easy to reach, which was HUGE. In the end, I received full social security disability benefits. HIGHLY recommend his services.
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Posted by Shawn B. | January 16, 2019
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Thank you Byron
Byron was referred to me and exceeded any expections of professionalism, knowledge, and care for his clients future. He fought my case and got me approved for disability. I will recommend him to everyone in need of his services. I couldn't have asked for better representation. Thank you so much Byron.
Response from Byron Broun January 17, 2019
Thanks Shawn!
Posted by Trudy | August 29, 2018
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Wonderful Disability Attorney!!!
I am so glad I chose Mr.Broun as my disability attorney. He was excellent from start to finish! Very supportive and understanding! I highly recommend anyone to contact him! He made the whole process much easier and less stressful!!
Posted by Autumn | May 3, 2018
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Excellent Attorney
Mr. Broun is an excellent attorney. He made me feel very comfortable talking to him about my disability. From start to finish, he was always there explaining each and every step of the process. He had listened to my concerns and reassured me on my bad days. Thank you Mr. Broun for helping win my case.
Posted by Marsha | March 12, 2018
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He gets the job done!!
Byron helped me from start to finish with my disability claim. From filling out the paperwork to going in front of the judge. I couldn't be happier with the results.
Posted by Debra | February 9, 2018
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great lawyer
Not only is he a great lawyer he's a very nice man. I had no idea how to do this process and he made me feel at ease with everything he did he made it very easy. I highly recommend him to anyone who's looking for a disability lawyer thank you Mr. Byron Broun
Posted by BRUCE | December 6, 2017
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ONE OF THE BEST LAWYERS I HAVE HAD TO WORK WITH
Byron helped not only my wife but also took care of my Social Security problems also. He guided the two of us from start to the end. And won both our cases. Even after we were done I still call him for advice and he is right there for us. Thank you, Byron
Posted by Heather | July 7, 2017
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Excellent Social Security Attorney
Byron helped me from start to finish, with filing my claims. He made me feel at ease as he walked my through the process. Byron was always on top of things and goes above and beyond and he relieved the stress I was under during this process. I'm ever so grateful to him; I've been awarded my disability.
Posted by Jamil | May 12, 2017
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Top Social Security Lawyer
I had an excellent experience using Byron Broun. He was very professional. He listened to all my concerns and address them well in my case. Mr. Byron kept me well informed of all situations regarding my case, therfore making me feel very comfortable. I would definitely recommend him to my friends and family.
Posted by Sonya | May 11, 2017
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Socical Security
Bryon Broun is a top notch professional attorney. I hired him to assist with my SSA disability benefits on July, 17th 2015. At our first appointment he explained the process, as well as law pertaining to (SSDI) and SSI. He knew just how to give some peace of mind, especially when I was in place with pain that no one would want to be in or experience in a life time. When it came time to meet the judge, he was right by my side with armor, I felt brave at that moment, when I needed to be. Thanks to the time he put in my case , and the compassion he shows for his clients, Bryon Broun knew how to lead me through. I recommend anyone out there needing a professional such as he to assist you in your time of need as well. . You will be in great hands!! Sincerely Sonya
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Posted by Robert Fata | April 25, 2017
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Social Security Disability Case
I hired Bryon Broun to represent me in my social security case. I found Byron to be knowledgeable, understanding, and compassionate in meeting my needs for this case. I would highly recommend Byron Broun, he gave me the guidance and support that I needed.
Posted by Jon | April 16, 2017
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Social Security cases
I hired Byron to handle two social security disability cases for my inlaws. He was successful in both cases and was very diligent in his preparation of the cases. I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs to pursue a social security disability case.
Posted by Gena | March 14, 2017
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Social Security Hearing
When I needed a disability attorney, Byron Broun came highly recommended. After consulting with him, I knew why. He thoroughly discussed my claim and believed I had a very strong case. The brief he submitted just before my hearing was detailed and concise. It took less than thirty minutes for the judge to approve my claim. It took 3 and a half years but his patience paid off. I was not that patient, but he continued to tell me that he believed in my case. That kept me going. I would definitely hire him again.
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Posted by Penny Erway | December 5, 2016
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Ssi Attorney
I needed a good social security attorney and with many references, I chose Mr. Broun. Upon meeting with Mr. Broun I felt confident that he could handle my case. He took care of everything in a timely manner, always responding to me when I had questions. There were no complications and I believe this was due to Mr. Broun’s commitment to his job. He was fair and considerate in all of his interactions, and helped me get the result I needed.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Contingency 25%-33%

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.1 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Byron Broun PA
  • 2010 - Present
  • Associate
  • John H. Thompson IV PA
  • 1997 - 2010
  • Associate
  • John G. Thompson and Associates
  • 1994 - 1997
  • Assistant Attorney
  • US Small Busines Administration
  • 1992 - 1993
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Education

  • St. Thomas University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1992

Associations

  • National Organization of Veterans' Advocates
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Florida Bar
  • Member
  • 1992 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • Greek
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Constitutional Law Book Award
  • St. Thomas University
  • 1991

Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (4)
Endorse Byron
Social Security & Disability Attorney | Apr 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Have trusted my client's social security needs to Byron for years. He has always been a passionate advocate fighting on their behalf including filing claim in federal court when necessary. He will take your case all the way if necessary. Has always been reachable and only heard good comments from the client's I have sent his way."
Social Security & Disability Attorney | Mar 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known and trusted Byron for my entire career. He is well known and liked in the legal community and has done an excellent job for every client I have referred to him over the years. He is an asset to to our community and our profession."
Social Security & Disability Attorney | Dec 15
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse Byron as an excellent Social Security Disability lawyer. He has had an excellent success rate with the cases I have referred and continues to answer his own phone which is something all clients appreciate."
Workers compensation Attorney | Nov 19
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have had numerous cases with Mr. Broun over the past 15+ years. He is an intelligent lawyer, committed to obtaining the best outcome for his clients."
Social Security & Disability Attorney | Oct 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Byron Broun for many years as a friend and as a colleague in the legal profession. His skills and knowledge make me confident to refer social security cases to him. He is a strong advocate for his clients. I highly recommend Byron."
Social Security & Disability Attorney | Oct 17
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have known Attorney Broun for over 15 years and have first hand knowledge of his skills, qualifications and dedication to his clients. He is a strong advocate for his clients, but never takes an unreasonable approach. His personality and professionalism make him a pleasure to deal with, but he is always a formidable opponent due to his knowledge of the law and ability to think outside the box. I would refer my friends and family members to Attorney Broun without hesitation."
Social Security & Disability Attorney | Oct 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Byron worked at a firm where I had been an associate prior to his coming aboard there. We came to know each other professionally over the last 20 years. He is intelligent, caring and a top flight trial attorney and very knowledgable in his field. He does a great job for those whom he represents, especially the disabled. He has my full support and endorsement here."
Social Security & Disability Attorney | Jan 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Byron for over 25 years. He is the guy I send my disability social security clients to. I endorse him."
Social Security & Disability Attorney | Jul 01
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have known Mr. Broun for over 30 years, as both a classmate and a collegue. Based upon that experience, I can say that he is the "go to" attorney in St Petersburg for anyone needing legal representation in Social Security and disability matters. I highly endorse his services."
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Byron Gust Broun
Social Security & Disability Attorney
Saint Petersburg, FL
Licensed for 31 years
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