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Our law firm handles SSDI, SSI, and Personal Injury matters.


Languages spoken: Spanish

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  1. Social Security: 75%
    6 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    5 years



Contingent (25-33%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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San Diego Disability Law Group

1901 First Avenue
Suite 104
San Diego, CA, 92101


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Honors in the Health Law ConcentrationCalifornia Western School of Law2007
Academic Achievement AwardCalifornia Western School of Law2007
Dean's ListCalifornia Western School of Law2007
Dean's ListCalifornia Western School of Law2006
Academic Achievement AwardCalifornia Western School of Law2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerSan Diego Disability Law Group2012 - Present
Associate AttorneyAtcheson & Kepler Attorneys at Law2010 - 2012
Certified Law ClerkCalifornia Dept of Justice, Attorney General's Office2006 - 2007
Legal InternHeppner & Elwood, Attorneys at Law2005 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Diego County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesN/AN/A
Greater San Diego Business AssociationN/AN/A
San Diego Caregiver CoalitionN/AN/A
Health Law SocietyVice President2006 - 2007
The Journal of Biolaw & BusinessEditor-in-Chief2006 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Claim for SSDI/SSI BenefitsFully Favorable
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Publication nameTitleDate
Bulletin of Health Policy & LawHarlick v. Blue Shield of California: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Incorporates California's Mental Health Parity Act Into Health Insurance2012
Psychiatry ResearchThe Stability Over Time of Patient Attitudes Toward ECT2003
The Journal of Biolaw & BusinessCoronary Drug-Eluting Stents May Cause Death and Myocardial InfarctionN/A
The Journal of Biolaw & BusinessStudy Finds Health Care Spending in the U.S. is Generally Worth the CostN/A
The Journal of Biolaw & BusinessLegislation Encourages Donation of Umbilical Cord Blood to Provide Non-Controversial Stem CellsN/A
The Journal of Biolaw & BusinessLegitimacy of Mammograms in Preventing Breast Cancer DeathsN/A
The Journal of Biolaw and BusinessFace Transplants and the Difficulties of Obtaining Research ApprovalN/A
The Journal of ECTWhat Predicts Patients' Expressed Likelihood of Choosing Electroconvulsive Therapy as a Future Treatment Option?N/A
The Journal of ECTNon-Response and Early Relapse: Two Cases of Subsequent Response to VenlafaxineN/A
The Journal of ECTThe Relationship between Changes in Learning and Memory After Right Unilateral Electroconvulsive TherapyN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawHealth LawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillRehabilitation Psychology and ScienceMS - Master of Science2001
Wake Forest UniversityHealth and Exercise ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Meeting for the Association of Convulsive TherapySeizure Length in Electroconvulsive Therapy Using Methohexital or Thiopental2004
Annual Meeting of the Association for Convulsive TherapyThe Stability Over Time of Patient Attitudes Toward ECT2002