Disability lawyers in New Mexico

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Atticus has helped thousands of Americans get disability benefits with our national attorney network.

Disability lawyers or representatives near New Mexico

Here are just a few of our high-quality, professionally vetted lawyers and non-attorney representatives who serve your area. Take our quiz, and you’ll be connected to the perfect firm for your case.

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Packard

1100 NW Loop, 410 Suite, San Antonio, TX 78213 (Serves New Mexico)


Packard Law Firm is a family business that has been serving disability claimants since 1972. While they have a long history of expertise, they also pioneer new strategies—using analytics to analyze local judges, and narrowing in on which arguments work. Clients tell us they’re efficient, professional, and keep in touch throughout the process.

Mitzner Disability Law

104 East 5th St., Edmond, OK 73034 (Serves New Mexico)


Mitzner’s attorneys collectively have over 40 years of disability law experience. Their non-attorney staff has over 50 years of experience working with the Social Security Administration. As a result, their office is ready to take on your case no matter what stage you are at in the process. Clients confirm that the team at Mitzner is informed, knowledgeable, and willing to fight for applicants with difficult cases.

Morgan & Weisbrod

11551 Forest Central Dr., Suite 300, Dallas, TX 75243 (Serves New Mexico)


Morgan and Weisbrod has been serving clients for over 45 years. They focus solely on disability claim cases, and have more board-certified Social Security disability attorneys than any other law firm in the United States. Clients tell us their team is diligent, knowledgeable, and dedicated to giving each applicant personal attention.

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How New Mexico stacks up

See how disability in New Mexico compares to the rest of the country.

66,536

residents on disability

$180,000

average lifetime payout

17

mo. average time to hearing

This is about two months longer than the average hearing wait time. SSA waiting periods are long, but a lawyer can help you file paperwork prompty and accurately.


$1,281

average monthly benefit

This is less than the national average. Your benefit amount will depend on your work history.


$3,627

max monthly benefit

The maximum monthly SSDI benefit is the same for everyone, regardless of your location or condition. It's adjusted regularly for the cost of living.


66%

application denial rate

This is slightly higher than the national average. If you're denied, don't be discouraged! Most successful applicants win benefits during the appeal phase.


54%

case denial rate

This is higher than the national average. A lawyer can help you prepare for a hearing, cross-examine witnesses from the state, and significantly improve your chances approval.

SSDI + SSI: Why work with a lawyer?

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SSDI + SSI: Why work with a lawyer?

The disability application process can be stressful, and a lawyer can help at every stage of your claim — gathering your medical records, submitting your initial paperwork, appealing if you’re rejected, and representing you at a hearing. 83% of disability applicants have representation by the hearing stage. And you’re three times as likely to win benefits when you apply with an attorney. Best of all — you don’t pay lawyers until you’re approved, and their fees are capped by law.

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FAQs about disability

Do I need a disability lawyer in New Mexico?

You're three times as likely to win benefits with a disability lawyer, and 83% of applicants have legal representation at the hearing stage. While there are some exceptions (e.g. individuals with terminal conditions), working with a disabiltiy lawyer is useful for almost everyone. They make it easier to apply, improve your odds of approval, and charge nothing until you win.

How much do disability lawyers charge in New Mexico?

Disability lawyers cost nothing until you win. Once you're approved, they'll take 25% of your first check (capped at a maximum of $7,200). These limits are set by law, nationwide, so lawyers can never charge you more for working with Atticus.

How does Atticus find the right lawyer for me?

Our Harvard and Stanford-trained lawyers vet disabiltiy firms nationwide, and invite the top firms into our network. To get matched, you'll fill out our 2-minute disability quiz and talk briefly with one of our client advocates. They'll consider your case details and find the lawyer who's the best fit for you.

Conditions that qualify for SSDI and SSI in New Mexico

Alzheimer’s Disease

Arthritis

Back Pain

Brain Tumors

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Kelly C
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Mario G
“Within 2 min I got a call. They were so kind and got me going in the right direction. Great people indeed.”
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Ashley C.
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