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I have been handling Social Security disability cases since 1993.  However, I have been handling disability cases exclusively since 1998.  Morgan & Weisbrod is a leader in Social Securtiy disability law.  For more information about me or Morgan & Weisbord, please review our website at


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Contact info

Morgan & Weisbrod, LLP

6800 West Loop South
Suite 450
Bellaire, TX, 77401

Practice areas


  1. Social Security: 95%
    23 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Litigation: 5%



Contingent (25%)

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  • Angela Davis Morris

    John is incredibly knowledgeable about the social security regulations needed to represent his clients exceptionally well. He is a hard worker and a dedicated advocate. I highly recommend John!!


    Angela Morris Social security Attorney
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  • Wiebke Breuer

    I am very happy to recommend John to anyone who is looking for a Social Security attorney. John has many years of experience, he is smart, dedicated, extremely professional, and very thorough and persistent. I have collaberated with John many times, and his work product and understanding of the law and the issues is always superior. Most importantly, John is very respected by the Judges in our field of practice. I often refer clients to John, knowing their case will be handled by one of the very best Social Security attorneys.


    Wiebke Breuer Social security Attorney
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TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199207/16/2016
MOInactive voluntarily199301/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board Certified in Social Security Disability LawNational Board of Trial Advocacy2009
Houston's Top LawyersH MagazineN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesBoard of Directors2012 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants' RepresentativesSustaining Member1994 - Present
Houston Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesTreasurer2015 - 2016
Houston Bar Association (Social Security Section)Chairman2011 - 2012
Houston Bar Association (Social Security Section)Secretary/Treasurer2009 - 2010
Houston Bar Association (Social Security Section)Chairman2003 - 2004
Houston Bar Association (Social Security Section)Secretary/Treasurer2002 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Durden V. Astrue 586 F. Supp. 2d 828 S.D. Tex.Remanded that claimant met Listing as a matter of law.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Corporate Counsel ReviewCorporate Control In the Emerging Corporate World1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Baylor UniversityN/AM.B.A.1984
University of Missouri, ColumbiaN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2016 FOSSCR Disability Law ConferenceHost/Organizer2016
NBTA: Learning New Causes of ActionSocial Security Disability Law2015
Medicare Workshop ConferenceSSA Disability Enrollment Process2015
2015 CPE Tax ExpoSocial Security Disability Enrollment Process2015
FOSSCR Annual ConferenceProving Intellectual Disability for SSA Listing2013
NOSSCR National Disability Law ConferenceDeveloping Evidence of Adaptive Functioning in Cases of Mental Retardation2012
Social Security Disability LawHandling A Social Security Case in Texas2010
Handling a Social Security Disability Case in TexasSocial Security Disability2006
SpringHandling a Social Security Disability Case in Texas2005
HBA Disability SeminarThe Hearing Process2000
Texas Elder Law ConferenceIntroduction to Social Security Disability Law and Practice1997