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Peter J Lemoine

Social Security & Disability Attorney at Cottonport, LA

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  • Licensed for 44 years
    State LA
    Acquired 1979
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Peter J. Lemoine served as a Social Security judge for seven years before returning to private practice in 1997. Mr. Lemoine’s practice is devoted entirely to Social Security Disability Law, and he has been involved in thousands of Social Security hearings. He has appeared as topic presenter at numerous seminars dealing with Social Security Law across the South and served as an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern State from 1995-97.

Mr. Lemoine received his J.D. from Louisiana State University Law School in 1979. He has also written several articles on various Social Security topics that have been published in the Louisiana Law Review and West’s Social Security Reporting Service. 

The Lemoine Law Firm handles only Social Security Disability (DIB) and SSI. Many other attorneys who handle these cases practice other types of law. Mr. Lemoine has the experience of a former Social Security judge and a staff of fourteen professionals who have been working in the social security system for many years. 

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Peter J. Lemoine, Attorney at Law
136 Cottonport Ave
Cottonport, LA, 71327-1064
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112 Oil Center Drive
Bldg. 13, Office 17
Lafayette, LA, 70503
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11 North Water Street
Suite 10290
Mobile, AL, 36602
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610 Murray Street
Alexandria, LA, 71301
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8550 United Plaza Boulevard
Suite 702, Office #3
Baton Rouge, LA, 70809
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Posted by anonymous | November 10, 2017
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Just called the wrong client!! That makes two times this happen. He hung up on me because he would not let me ask him one question! Ok this is after he realized that he was talking to me!? He said when im ready for him to ask me questions to call him back. And hung up on me!! I am dead serious guys!!! I called his office to make sure that he was ok? He sounded like he had no clue what he was talking about! My god i let a guy that is more f... in the head then me. I no this is no joke.
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Work Experience

  • Owner/Attorney
  • Lemoine Law Firm
  • 1997 - Present
  • Member
  • Lemoine Law Firm
  • 1900 - Present
  • Administrative Law Judge
  • Social Security Administration
  • 1990 - 1997
  • Law Clerk
  • State of Louisiania, 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals (Honorable J. Burton Foret)
  • 1987 - 1990
  • Managing Partner
  • Boatner, Luke & Lemoine
  • 1979 - 1987
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  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1979

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Herrmann v. Colvin, 772 F.3d 1110, 1113 (7th Cir. 2014)
  • Browning v. Colvin, 766 F.3d 702, 709 (7th Cir. 2014)
  • Wyatt vs. Social Security Administarion
  • Won


  • Eastern District of Louisiana
  • Lawyer
  • 2013 - Present
  • Fifth Circuit United States Court of Appeals
  • Lawyer
  • 2012 - Present
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives
  • Sustaining Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Middle District of Louisiana
  • Lawyer
  • 1982 - Present
  • Western District of Louisiana
  • Lawyer
  • 1982 - Present
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Lawyer
  • 1979 - Present
  • Social Security Administration's National Quality Assurance Review Team
  • Selected to serve as Team Member
  • 1994 - 1995
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Client Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • American Jurisprudence Award
  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
  • 1979


  • 51 West's Social Security Reporting Service
  • Significant Work-Related Limitation of Function Under § 12.05C
  • 1996
  • 55 Louisiana Law Review
  • Questionable Retirement and the Small Business Owner
  • 1995
  • 49 West's Social Security Reporting Service
  • The Worn-Out Worker Rule Revisited
  • 1995
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Speaking Engagements

  • Social Security
  • Both Sides Now--Comparing the View From Both Sides of the Bench, Twelve Important Things to Know (presented with the Honorable Karen Wiedemann)
  • 2014
  • Social Security
  • Handling Special Issues
  • 2014
  • Social Security
  • The Nuts and Bolts of Handling a Social Security Disability Case
  • 2013
  • Social Security
  • Effective Cross Examination of the Vocational Expert
  • 2012
  • Social Security
  • The Nuts and Bolts of Social Security Disability Law
  • 2011
  • Social Security
  • Methodology and Practice: The "State of the Union" with Regard to Vocational Expert Testimony
  • 2011
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Cottonport Social Security & Disability Lawyer Peter J Lemoine
Peter J Lemoine
Social Security & Disability Attorney
Cottonport, LA
Licensed for 44 years