Battling SSD challenges is demanding, especially when your time and financial resources are more valuable than ever. Let LaPorte Law Firm unburden you using our expertise with the San Jose Social Security offices, long-standing relationships with local hospitals, and a team of experienced, compassionate lawyers.
Social Security Attorney
Since 1982, Terry LaPorte has helped over 10,000 individuals obtain their Social Security Disability rights in and around San Jose.
His proven track record of success is based on Board certifications in Social Security Advocacy and Social Security Law from the California State Bar Association, as well as several leadership positions in the disability law community.
After graduating with a law degree from the University of Oregon School of Law, Anne joined the firm in 2011 and has successfully represented and counseled hundreds of clients through the difficult application and hearing processes.
On a continuous quest to help clients protect their rights more effectively, Anne has participated in numerous disability law training sessions at Santa Clara County Bar Association and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR).
Social Security Legal Representative
With a bicultural background, Maria Miranda-Hammon has represented over 2,000 SSDI and SSI claimants, including monolingual Spanish speakers, since she joined the firm in 1994. Maria was certified as an Eligible Non-Attorney Representative by the Social Security Administration in 2005 and continues to expand her knowledge through programs sponsored by local bar associations, the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR) and the Annual 9th Circuit Conference for experienced Social Security practitioners.
A member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR), with specialized training in Social Security disability law at national NOSSCR conferences, Kevin LaPorte graduated from the University of San Francisco Law School with the International and Comparative Law Certificate with Honors award
Before joining the firm, he worked for the United Nations in The Hague, Netherlands at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), which involved the trial of a former General accused of genocide and war crimes. He also served as Assistant Attorney to the International Civil Parties in the trial of former Khmer Rouge leaders in Cambodia, drafting closing statements and conducting fact gathering missions for the crime of genocide.
Our San Jose office is conveniently located across from the Fairmont Hotel and adjacent to the Tech Museum, near the VTA light rail stations, with a free bus service connecting to the CalTrain, and a number of main bus routes.
LaPorte Law Firm’s disability lawyers serve clients in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, including the cities of Atherton, Belmont, Brisbane, Burlingame, Campbell, Colma, Cupertino, Daly City, East Palo Alto, Gilroy, Menlo Park, Millbrae, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Milpitas, Monte Sereno, Morgan Hill, Mountain View, Pacifica, Palo Alto, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Bruno, Santa Clara, Saratoga, and Sunnyvale.
Terry LaPorte and his team are the absolute definition of informed compassionate representation. His years of experience and well known ethic works within the system to the benefit of his clientele. A consummate professional with a top notch support staff, it just does not get any better. He can ...Read More
Sandy D. S.
LaPorte Law Firm were very quick to set up an appointment to discuss my case with me. After Maria Miranda Hammon discussed my case with me she was very honest and up front with me about the possible outcome of my case. Her representation of me and my case was very professional at all times. I had a ...Read More
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