How to Find the Best Social Security Lawyers in Long Beach –
Do I Need a Lawyer for My Long Beach Social Security Case?
You are not required by law to hire a lawyer to represent you in your Social Security case. However, statistics show that disability claimants who are represented by a lawyer are much more likely to be approved for benefits. This is true especially at the hearing level.
If you hire a lawyer for your Long Beach Social Security case, here are some things to keep in mind to help you select the right attorney.
What to Look for in a Long Beach Social Security Lawyer
Find a Lawyer Who Gives Free Consultations, Listens Carefully & Answers Questions For Your Long Beach Social Security Case
A good Social Security lawyer will never charge you for your initial consultation. He or she should listen carefully as you describe your situation – and take the time to thoroughly answer your questions about the Social Security process in general, and your case in particular.
We offer a generous free consultation in any disability case. Our Social Security lawyers genuinely care about our clients and promise to take the time to listen to your concerns and answer your questions in the initial consultation – and during every step of your case.
Find a Lawyer Who Only Collects a Fee if You Win
Your Long Beach Social Security Case
Social Security Disability lawyers’ fees are set by law. The lawyer’s fee is limited to 25% of the past-due (“back pay”) Social Security benefits you are awarded – up to a maximum of $6,000. If no back-dated benefits are awarded your lawyer will not receive a fee.
Make sure your lawyer only charges you these Social Security lawyer’s fees which are allowed by law.
Find a Lawyer Who Only Handles Disability Cases
For Your Long Beach Social Security Case
Some lawyers are “jack of all trades” – handling any and every type of case. We believe that a good disability law firm will only handle disability cases – and not divorce, traffic tickets or anything else.
Social Security Disability law is very complex –involving thousands of regulations – and it changes often. Only a law firm that specializes in Social Security law can keep on top of the latest laws – to ensure that you get the best legal representation in your Long Beach Social Security Case.
Questions to Ask a Long Beach Social Security Lawyer:
What Awards or Professional Memberships Does the Lawyer Have?
A good Social Security law firm will belong to organizations that help them keep abreast of the latest trends and changes in disability law. Additionally, professional awards, such as “Super Lawyer” designation is a good indicator that a Social Security lawyer is one of the best in his or her field!
The Social Security lawyers at the Long Beach law firm of Cantrell Green belong to these legal organizations:
- National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives
- Women Lawyers of Long Beach
- California Applicant Attorneys Association
- Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group
- Long Beach Bar Association
- Harbor Area Applicants’ Attorneys
- Mexican American Bar Association
Our Social Security Lawyers have been awarded:
- Super Lawyer Designation 2004 through 2015
- Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
How Many Years of Experience Does the Law Firm Have in Social Security Cases?
The Long Beach law firm of Cantrell Green was founded in 1971.
We have over 3 decades of experience handling only disability cases. Our lawyers have collected over 100 million dollars in compensation for our clients.
What Percentage of the Lawyers’ Practice is Disability Law?
The Social Security lawyers at the Long Beach law firm of Cantrell Green handle only disability cases.
We feel strongly that a good disability law firm will only handle disability cases – and not family law, traffic tickets, or anything else.
We are passionate about helping disabled individuals collect the benefits they deserve – and that is all our lawyers do!
How Many Social Security Cases Has the Law Firm Handled?
The Social Security lawyers at the Long Beach law firm of Cantrell Green have represented more than 10,000 injured or disabled individuals!
There is no substitute for experience. Not only do we know “the law” – we also know the ALJs (Administrative Law Judges) who handle the cases. And we know how to win for you!