Atticus has helped thousands of Americans get disability benefits with our national attorney network.
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.
625 East Big Beaver Rd., Troy, Michigan 48083
Disability Law Group has been helping clients win benefits since 2008. They strive to go "above and beyond" — handling every single piece of paper throughout the process and devoting themselves to consistent communication. Our clients describe Disability Law Group as highly skilled, deeply caring, and relentless in their efforts.
39111 Six Mile Rd., Livonia, Michigan 48152
Carletta Griffin launched Dominion Disability Advocates in January 2014 after resigning as an employee with the Social Security Administration. She represents clients at all levels from initial through all appeals. Clients tell us they love working with Carletta because she’s kind, patient, and effective—representing each client with respect, diligence, and dignity.
3000 Town Ctr., Southfield, Michigan 48075
Clifford L. Weisberg of the Social Security Counseling Center has been a practicing attorney for over 40 years. In 1979, he was one of the three founding members of the National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives (NOSSCR), the only nationally recognized group of attorneys specializing in disability law. Clients working with Cliff praise his kindness, knowledge, and timely communication.
See how disability in Michigan compares to the rest of the country.
residents on disability
average lifetime payout
mo. average time to hearing
This hearing wait time is about average. SSA waiting periods are long, but a lawyer can help you file paperwork prompty and accurately.
average monthly benefit
This is slightly more than the national average. Your benefit amount will depend on your work history.
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.
application denial rate
This is lower than the national average. If you're denied, don't be discouraged! Most successful applicants win benefits during the appeal phase.
case denial rate
This is lower 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.
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.
Do I need a disability lawyer in Michigan?
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 Michigan?
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.