Born in Wheeling, West Virginia in 1981, Amanda J. Bonnesen graduated from the Linsly School in 1999. She attended the University of South Carolina and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and was named to the Criminal Justice Ho...
Practice areas & skills: Social Security
Experienced Trial Attorney. Former Assistant District Attorney with experience in the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh legal communities. Representing injury victims and their families for over 20 years
Practice areas & skills: Social Security, Workers Compensation, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Employee Benefits
Review: “Injured on the job? . Make one call and make that call to Barb Holmes. I didn't think I needed a lawyer. My employer was being too cooperative as they were steering me down the wrong road. Hired Barb and for 5 yrs no...
Practice areas & skills: Social Security, General Practice, Appeals
Review: “I hired this attorney for a custody issue. At the time, my means were limited, and he was very attentive to limiting cost throughout the process. However, he was still able to quickly reach the result I had hoped for.”
Practice areas & skills: Social Security, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Family
Review: “Wayne represented me in a personal injury case and I couldn’t have been more pleased. Not only did he get me the limit of the insurance carrier, he was there for me every time I called. He settled the case very quickly an...
Practice areas & skills: Social Security, Commercial, Estate Planning, Workers Compensation, Criminal Defense
Social security law involves the intricacies of the American public benefits system that provides social security income. Social security is funded by taxes you pay when you are working. Once you stop working and meet the eligibility requirements, you receive monthly benefits. This occurs when you retire, have a recognized social security disability, or are the surviving spouse or child of a person entitled to social security. There are many social security laws and policies to determine eligibility, benefit amounts, and benefit duration. A social security lawyer can help if you are unfairly denied social security benefits, or if you feel the amount you receive is not enough.