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California and National Social Security Disability Appeal Attorneys

Administrative Law Judge Hearings

If your SSDI or SSI application has been denied, you have 60 days from the date of denial to request a reconsideration. If your claim is denied after reconsideration, you have 60 days to request a hearing before an administrative law judge (ALJ).

The ALJ hearing is critical because it is at this stage of the case that you will be before a judge for the first time. The evidence before the judge consists of both medical records and testimony. The hearing is non-adversarial, meaning that there will be no opposing attorney who will subject you to cross-examination or make arguments in opposition to your claim. The judge will, however, ask you questions about your physical and/or mental disabilities to determine if you are able to work.

In addition to the medical records and your testimony, a vocational expert will likely offer testimony at your hearing. The vocational expert will testify about jobs you may be able to perform based on your age, education, impairments and work history. While the vocational expert is not an adversarial party, your attorney may need to skillfully question the vocational expert to challenge any testimony that may be harmful to your claim. In some cases, a doctor, psychologist or other medical professional may offer testimony as well.

The Importance of Experienced and Skilled Counsel

At Bohm Kalish, APC, we have represented thousands of clients in Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claims. Given our vast experience, we know how to provide the knowledgeable guidance and effective representation required in such cases.

To help improve your chances for success, we will take time to help you understand what you must prove to establish that you have a qualifying disability. We will help gather medical documents for your hearing and we will also have one of our experienced Social Security Disability attorneys attend your hearing and advocate on your behalf. We have a strong record of results in SSDI and SSI appeals. You can rely on us for the experienced and skilled representation you require.

Contact Our Orange County Social Security Disability Appeals Lawyers

We serve clients in California and throughout the nation. We charge no fees in Social Security Disability cases unless we recover benefits for you. To schedule your free consultation, call 866-712-8289 or contact us by e-mail. We are available during regular business hours and by appointment evenings and weekends.

Bohm Kalish, APC
695 Town Center Drive
Suite 700, Park Tower
Costa Mesa, CA 92626


Phone: 714-656-3213
Toll free: 866-712-8289
Fax: 714-384-6501
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San Francisco Office
50 California Street
Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA, 94111

Phone: 415-906-2306
Toll free: 866-712-8289
Fax: 415-277-5487
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Los Angeles Office
City National Plaza
515 S. Flower Street
36th Floor
Los Angeles, CA, 90071
Phone: 213-550-3080
Toll free: 866-712-8289
Fax: 213-236-3671
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Honolulu Office
735 Bishop Street
Suite 219
Honolulu, HI ,96813


Toll free: 866-712-8289
Fax: 808-550-8899
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Las Vegas Office
3960 Howard Hughes Parkway
Suite 500
Las Vegas, NV 89169

Phone: 702-490-9953
Toll free: 866-712-8289
Fax: 702-990-3864
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Phoenix Office
40 North Central Avenue
Suite 1400
Phoenix, AZ, 85004

Phone: 602-467-3912
Toll free: 866-712-8289
Fax: 602-283-1371
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Denver Office
Denver Place
999 18th Street
Suite 3000
Denver, CO ,80202
Phone: 303-500-5819
Toll free: 866-712-8289
Fax: 303-357-4622
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