Albany Social Security Disability Lawyers

Winning Social Security Disability Benefits Can Change Your Life

But it’s not easy. Trying to win Social Security Disability benefits can be a very frustrating process. On top of everything, you’re most likely struggling both physically and financially. James Trauring & Associates, LLC, is here to help you through the Social Security Disability process. Get Fast Answers When you contact us, you can expect personal attention. It’s our goal to help you win benefits by providing you with professional legal services. We want to use our experience in disability law to help you.

When you need help with disability benefits, you want a local law firm. Every day, we work with disability clients in the Upstate New York and the Capital District areas to help them get disability benefits.

We offer same-day or next-day appointments to get your claim started. Give us a call today for a free evaluation. We’re with you at every step.

Applying for Social Security in Upstate New York?

Let us help you. You’re considered disabled under the Social Security Administration’s rules if:

  • You can no longer perform work you’ve performed in the past;
  • The Administration determines you cannot perform other work because of your medical condition(s); and
  • Your disability has lasted for one year or is expected to last one year or result in death.

Let our attorneys help prove your disability to the Social Security Administration. Contact us to get started with your application.


Appealing your Denial…

Albany man needs to appeal a denial of Social Security Disability benefitsDon't give up! It can be frustrating when you know you can’t work and your claim for disability is initially denied. The process to appeal can be long and time-consuming, but success is possible. However, you have a limited amount of time to file for an appeal. It’s important to call us right away if your claim is denied.

Just because you were denied, it doesn’t mean your claim is over. We know the process. We will file an appeal to an Administrative Law Judge on your behalf.

If an Administrative Law Judge denies your claim, we can appeal to the Appeals Council. Finally, if the Appeals Council denies your claim, we can go to Federal Court. We’re with you all the way.

Contact our office today to discuss your Social Security Disability claim. We’re one call away.

If you have a Social Security hearing scheduled…

If Social Security has notified you of an upcoming hearing, it's very important to be prepared. You need an attorney.

James Trauring & Associates, LLC, has over 25 years of experience helping New Yorkers. We’ll use our knowledge and experience to:

  • understand your impairments
  • analyze your Social Security file
  • prepare your case
  • obtain important evidence such as medical records
  • prepare your testimony
  • make helpful legal arguments before and during the hearing
  • question witnesses
  • cross-examine any medical and/or vocational experts who testify at your hearing
  • file appeals in a timely manner (if necessary)
  • represent you at each stage of your claim

Attending your Social Security hearing alone is risky. Our attorneys will meet with you face-to-face in our office a day or two before the hearing to help you present your case. Social Security statistics show that your chances of winning increase if you’re prepared ahead of time and represented by an attorney.

What does it cost?

If you don’t win, you pay no legal fees in a Social Security Disability case. The most we will ever charge is 25% of your past due benefits. We know how to win your case.

Call our office today to discuss your case!