Although an attorney is not required at the hearing, it helps. Most claimants do have an attorney by the time of the hearing. The government’s own statistics indicate that benefits are awarded far more frequently to claimants who have an attorney. Marshall Grinder Debski Pitts Law Firm’s lawyers have worked with hundreds of SSD and SSI applicants and have helped several of them to receive the benefits they deserve.
A Social Security hearing is a legal proceeding and an attorney with expertise in this field can greatly benefit your case with his or her knowledge and experience, maximizing your chances of receiving financial benefits from Social Security.