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Kenton Darrow Koszdin

Social Security & Disability Attorney at Van Nuys, CA

5.0   9 reviews

also known as Kenton Koszdin, Kenton D. Koszdin


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About Kenton

Learn Kenton’s areas of practice.

2
Practice areas
  1. Social Security & Disability
    60%
    Help disabled people win their social secruity disablity and ssi claims from initial application through appeals council. Many denied claims have been successfully appealed resulting in much needed beneftis and medical coverage

    23 years

  2. Workers compensation
    40%
    Represent injured workers to protect their interests and maximize the benefits to which they are entitled. The system is biased against the injured worker so they need representation to avoid being victimized by the system.

    27 years

Los Angeles Workers Compensation Lawyers

Why You Should Hire the Workers Compensation Attorneys at Kenton's Law Office to Represent You

Any occupation requires the employee to be in good health in order to fulfill the duties of his or her position. An injury, illness or disability can prevent an employee from performing the job in an optimal fashion or even put him or her completely out of commission, resulting in financial and emotional devastation for the injured worker and his or her family. That is why the workplace should be kept well-maintained for the protection of the employees. If an employee suffers an injury in the workplace, he or she may be eligible for workers' compensation benefits.

- Over a Decade of Experience in Law

- Dedicated Representation and Personal Commitment

- Named a Rising Star Lawyer by other lawyers in Los Angeles

- Prompt Communication

- Comprehensive Case Review and Consultation Over the Phone with No Cost

- History of Success

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    Licensed for 26 years
    State NV
    Status Active
    Acquired 1997
    Updated 12/11/2022
    State CA
    Status Active
    Acquired 1996
    Updated 12/02/2022

    We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

    Contact Kenton

    Kenton Koszdin Law Office
    16600 Sherman Way
    Suite 280
    Van Nuys, CA, 91406-3785

    Reviews

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    Posted by DC | August 29, 2018
    This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
    | Hired Attorney
    The Best of the Best. Social Security Disability
    Mr. Kenton Koszdin and his staff are fantastic. They are everything you hope a lawyer and staff will be. Everyone is very polite and friendly. They are very patient and understand dealing with the government is a complicated and stressful process They do everything to lighten the stress and burden from you. They are fantastic with response communication. They are extremely professional, organized and detail oriented. They do not give unrealistic expectations or make false promises of the potential outcome of your case. I feel they have been very transparent, fair, honest and ethical in all of their business dealings with me. I would highly recommend this law office and Mr. Kenton Koszdin to anyone seeking an experienced Attorney to fight their case for them. I feel this law office is the best of the best.
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    Posted by Monica | June 6, 2018
    This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
    | Consulted Attorney
    Mr. Kenton Koszdin Wonderful lawyer!
    I am Thankful for him and his staff. He has great communication when I had questions regarding my case.
    Posted by Pete | May 27, 2018
    This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
    | Hired Attorney
    An Outstanding SSDI Attorney
    After I submitted a disability claim that was denied, I scoured the internet to find a stellar attorney. Fortunately, I discovered Mr. Koszdin and his staff, who were very helpful. Mr. Koszdin filed a reconsideration on my behalf, which was also denied. I was somewhat distraught, but he assured me to retain hope, and continue the process, since the next step statistically is the client's best chance. Mr. Koszdin successfully represented me at an administrative hearing, and that was a game changer. He explained the back pay specifics, which i received 2 months after the hearing. After SS shortchanged the back pay, I contacted Kenton who assured me that in my situation, I should request the shortfall, which was ultimately received. Overall - easy to contact, keeps conversations brief & to the point, and knows the nuances of the process. If you're in this situation, do yourself a favor and contact Mr. Koszdin.
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    Posted by Kevin | April 5, 2018
    This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
    | Hired Attorney
    Very professional and communitive
    Mr. Koszdin was very professional. I’m pleased with the way he handled my case and of course with the outcome (I won) .. His communication with me leading up to the hearing was great and if I had any questions he vas very easy to get a hold of.
    Posted by Alan | October 12, 2017
    This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
    | Hired Attorney
    Totally Satisfied - A Great Professional Law Firm
    Kenton Koszdin and his staff are great. They are friendly and top professionals. All I had to do was provide the information they requested and they efficiently handled my case thoroughly and successfully. I highly recommend the the Kenton Koszdin Law Office.
    Posted by Ronnie M | September 10, 2017
    This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
    | Hired Attorney
    Social Security case
    I am very pleased with the way my case was handled with the Kenton Darrow Koszdin Law Firm, from start to finish everyone was very friendly and took the time to answer all my questions and concerns. Attorney Kenton Darrow Koszdin and his assistant Jenny Ruiz kept me informed at all times and they were very accessible when I needed to reach them. I highly recommend them if you want an attorney who cares about their clients
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    Posted by Alexandria | July 17, 2017
    This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
    | Hired Attorney
    Very very satisfied
    Kenton Koszdin definitely did a lot of work behind the scenes for me. I am an Epileptic and got denied 2 times and the 3rd time I was able to requested a hearing and that is when I contacted another Lawyer and he lead me to Mr. Koszdin. Mr. Koszdin is straight to the point. He gets the job done and as I was waiting to see the judge a woman who works at the disability office asked who my attorney was when I told her she said, "oh you'll be fine. He's a feisty little guy" lol. After speaking on the phone with him for my prep he was direct and told me what areas to get into an what areas to stay away from within the hearing. He's tough and direct and that is what you need out of an attorney. He won my case and is well worth it. Thank you Kenton Koszdin!
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    Posted by Ken | October 13, 2016
    This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
    | Hired Attorney
    Great Attorney
    He is a great attorney. Very straight forward and to the point. He helped with my case and won my case.
    Posted by Katie | July 31, 2015
    Disability Lawyer
    Mr. Koszdin was very professional, and helpful with us. We hired him after we were denied the first time for Disability. Mr. Koszdin was patient and explained everything and helped us navigate the complex systems around SSI.
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    Cost

    Rates
    • Free Consultation 60 minutes
    • Contingency 15%-25%

    Resume

    AVVO RATING 7.1 (Very Good)

    Work Experience

    • Managing Partner
    • Kenton Koszdin Law Office
    • 1996 - Present

    Education

    • University of San Francisco School of Law
    • JD - Juris Doctor
    • 1996
    • California State University, Northridge
    • BS - Bachelor of Science
    • 1989

    Legal Cases

    • Dewey v Limited Lerner
    • Total Permanent Disability award for life

    Associations

    • National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives
    • Member
    • 2004 - Present
    • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Social Security Law Section
    • Member
    • 1998 - Present
    • Nevada State Bar
    • Admitted to Practice
    • 1997 - Present
    • California Applicants' Attorneys Association
    • Member
    • 1996 - Present
    • State Bar of California
    • Admitted to Practice
    • 1996 - Present
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    Languages Spoken

    • Spanish
    • English

    Awards

    • Rising Star
    • Super Lawyers
    • 2006
    • Rising Star
    • Super Lawyers
    • 2005

    Publications

    Speaking Engagements

    Attorney endorsements

    Received (2)
    Given (1)
    Endorse Kenton
    Social Security & Disability Attorney | Oct 28
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
    "Kenton knows the law better than 90% of those practicing. Kenton intensely focuses on social security and workers compensation practice and raises the bar for the rest of us. Kenton takes far more cases to trial than most lawyers and has a ridiculously high success rate. We are pleased to direct 100% of our clients with disability issues and SSD issues to Kenton."
    Workers compensation Attorney | Sep 14
    Relationship: Other
    "I endorse this lawyer."
    Social Security & Disability
    Van Nuys Social Security & Disability Lawyer Kenton Darrow Koszdin
    Kenton Darrow Koszdin
    Social Security & Disability Attorney
    Van Nuys, CA
    Licensed for 26 years
    Free Consultation