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  • Angela Maria Michael

    I have had the pleasure of knowing Joni on many different fronts, as coworker, fellow student and friend. Joni is kind and compassionate, with a strong attention for details. Her experience with the Social Security Administration and as a solo practitioner is invaluable and makes her one of the best in her area of practice.


    Angela Michael Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Ronald D. Richmond

    Joni provides outstanding representation for Social Security Disability applicants. I have sent clients and friends to her, and have always been pleased with her knowledge and understanding of the law and how to use it.


    Ronald Richmond Elder law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

PO Box 1459
Poulsbo, WA, 98370


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyDerifield Law Office, P.S.2009 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices of Ann W. Cook2008 - 2009
AttorneySocial Security Administration, Office of Disability Adjudication and Review2004 - 2008
Conflicts AnalystPerkins Coie LLP2003 - 2004
Legal InternU.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the General Counsel2002 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Kitsap Legal ServicesVolunteer Attorney2013 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Kitsap County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Northwest Justice ProjectAttorney, Contract Attorney Program2009 - Present
MemberKitsap County Young Lawyers2009 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR)Member2008 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2003
Central Washington UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
University of California - Los AngelesN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
April 2015 meeting, Kitsap County GuardiansSocial Security Disability Programs2015
May 2014 meeting, Kitsap County Young LawyersSocial Security Disability Programs2014
October 2013 board meeting, Arms Around BainbridgeSocial Security Disability Programs2013