Job Details

Attorney

Company name

Health Advocates

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 17,2018

Posted on

May 14,2018

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

San Jose, CA
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Attorney Duties: 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.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Health Advocates
21540 Plummer Street
Chatsworth, CA 91311