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Attorney Michelle R. Gottesman handles every step of the Social Security disability process, from filing initial applications to filing appeals. She has large firm experience, but has been a solo practitioner since 2009 and is more available for her Clients than most attorneys. You will only speak with Michelle about your case, not an assistant. Her office is in Troy, but her schedule is flexible, which allows her to meet Clients wherever it is most convenient. 


Having over a decade of Social Security disability experience, there is rarely an impairment she hasn't handled. 


Michelle received her Juris Doctor from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and has been practicing Social Security disability law exclusively.  She also has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Cincinnati as well as three years studying Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago.  Her academic pursuits have included studying in Scotland and Greece. Michelle is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.


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  1. Social Security: 100%
    11 years



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

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Michelle R. Gottesman, P.C.

101 W. Big Beaver, Ste. 1400
Troy, MI, 48084

Michelle R. Gottesman, P.C.

Serving all of
Metro Detroit, MI, 48084



MIActive And In Good Standing200505/14/2016
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
President/AttorneyMichelle R. Gottesman, P.C.2009 - Present
Managing AttorneyDisability Attorneys of Michigan2004 - 2009
Project AssistantMoody Nolan, Ltd.1999 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Better Business BureauAccredited Business2011 - Present
State Bar of MichiganMember2005 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of CincinnatiPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1998