We provide caring and effective legal counsel for social security disability matters
My name is Christopher Lawrence Coats, and I am an SSDI attorney practicing in the North Texas region. I also practice SSDI appeals in federal district court for claims that are denied by the Social Security Administration. If you are faced with a social security claim issue, or a related legal matter, then you need the assistance of an experienced attorney on your side.
I have been practicing law for several years now, and after graduating from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in 2010, I have dedicated my practicing to serving the legal needs of local residents in Texas. My firm, Coats & Todd, has the resources and the collective experience necessary to provide you with the information and assistance that you need. Contact us today to discuss your case and to pursue the results that you need.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2010||07/18/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Law Review Staff Member||Texas Wesleyan Law Review||2010|
|Annual Health Law Student Award||American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics||2009|
|Fort Worth SSDI Attorney||Coats & Todd||2011 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||The Moore Law Firm, PLLC||2010 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Federal Bar Association||Member||2018 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas||Member||2010 - Present|
|Texas Wesleyan University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|DePauw University||BS - Bachelor of Science||2006|
|Jackson v. Colvin, 240 F. Supp. 3d 593||The court remanded because there was insufficient evidence that the ALJ considered the higher age category|
|Raper v. Colvin, 262 F. Supp. 3d 415||The court remanded for further review given the discrepancies in Commissioner's final determination.|
|Orosco v. Commissioner of Social Security, 171 F. Supp. 3d 539||The case was remanded because a defective hypothetical question does not require a showing a prejudice.|
|Martin v. Colvin, 165 F. Supp. 3d 506||The case was remanded because the ALJ's misplaced demand for empirical, objective evidence to support a mental impairment.|
|Davidson v. Colvin, 164 F. Supp. 3d 926||The court remanded for further review of the treating physicians' opinions even though they addressed a different time period.|
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