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ProfileAttorney Candidate will report under the in-house law firm for Health Advocates that provides legal guidance and representation when needed in front of an ALJ and/or State and Federal courts. Evaluate SSI/SSDI case referrals and/or claim denials to determine whether or not the denied claim can be overturned. Reviews new and open cases during application, reconsideration and hearing level to determine merit of the case and implement case development and strategy, prepares the client and case for hearing, represents claimants before an AJL on SSI/SSDI claims, prepares post-hearing briefs, letter requests for OTR, dire need letters, responses to CE reports and other written submissions required by SSA.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: JD Degree. Admission to CA or other State Bar required. 2+ years of direct experience in social service counseling and/or legal representation. Knowledge of the 5-step sequential evaluation process. Prior VA disability and/or pension appeals helpful. Able to handle a high volume of cases on a daily basis. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Dependable vehicle with auto insurance coverage. Willing and able to travel regularly. Must type at 35+ wpm.
Schedule: Alternative Work Week Schedule: Mon-Thur 7:30 am-5:00 pm & Fri 7:30 am-12:30 pm
Health Advocates, LLC
21540 Plummer Street,
Chatsworth, CA 91311