Restoring Hope, One By One.
After graduating law school in 1989, I began my career as a lawyer working for the Social Security Administration in its Office of the General Counsel. I did my job well and learned volumes about the workings of Social Security Administration, however, I went to law school to help people who could not help themselves ? the poor, the disadvantaged, those at the end of their rope. I left the Social Security Administration and moved to Iowa, where I have been representing disability claimants since 1996. I was appointed to the Board of Directors of NOSSCR?the National Organization of Social Security Claimants? Representatives?from 2010 ? present.
Restoring Hope One by One. That is my goal in representing Social Security disability claimants here in Iowa. I pride myself on providing close, personal attention to all my clients at all stages of the administrative process. I take the time necessary to gather all the facts, assemble all the medical records, and carefully analyze your case. I will help you prepare for your hearing so you that can relax and give your best testimony. I won?t give up on your case. If necessary, I will pursue your appeal all the way to federal court.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Client Champion Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2019|
|Pro Bono Award||Legal Services Corporation||2014|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2009|
|Owner||Tripp, P.C.||2003 - Present|
|partner||Grefe & Sidney||2002 - 2003|
|Associate||Grefe & Sidney||1996 - 2002|
|Attorney||Social Security Administration||1989 - 1996|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives||Board Member||2010 - 2016|
|Brooklyn Law School||J.D.||1989|
|Willamette University College of Law||Summer Program, China||1987|
|University of Wisconsin||B.A.||1984|
|Becker v. Asrue, 2009 WL 5158639|
|Vander Molen v. Astrue 2009 WL 1904402|
|Torruella v. Astrue, 2008 WL 4371333|
|Wood ex rel. Wood v. Barnhard, 2007 WL 98354|
|Downs v. Barnhart, 289 F. Supp. 2d 1072 (S.D. Iowa 2003)|
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