Social Security Disability Attorneys in Oakland

At LaPorte Law Firm, we help you win your claims by leveraging more than three decades of our experience, in which we’ve built close relationships with local Social Security offices and hospitals.

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Our Oakland Disability Lawyers


Terry LaPorte: Social Security Attorney Oakland

For over three decades, Terry LaPorte has walked more than 10,000 clients through their Social Security Disability application and hearing processes.

His board certifications in Social Security Advocacy and Social Security Law from the California State Bar Association and extensive experience has also earned him several leadership positions in the disability law community.


Anne LaPorte: Disability Lawyer Oakland

Since 2011, Anne has been a legal representative and consultant for hundreds of clients seeking to obtain their social security disability benefits.

She continues to expand her knowledge from the University of Oregon School of Law through various training sessions from renowned institutions including Santa Clara County Bar Association and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR).


Maria Miranda-Hammon: Social Security Legal Representative

Maria Miranda-Hammon’s bicultural background has enabled her to represent SSDI and SSI monolingual Spanish claimants since she joined the firm in 1994.

Maria received an Eligible Non-Attorney Representative certification by the Social Security Administration in 2005 and continuously improves her knowledge through specialized training 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.


Kevin LaPorte

Kevin LaPorte is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR), with specialized training in Social Security disability law at national NOSSCR conferences, and a law graduate from San Francisco Law School, where he was awarded the International and Comparative Law Certificate with Honors.

Kevin’s previous experience focused on international law and human rights. His experiences include working for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) at the United Nations in The Hague, Netherlands, as well as serving as an Assistant Attorney to the International Civil Parties in the trial of former Khmer Rouge leaders in Cambodia.

LaPorte Law Firm’s team of experienced Disability Lawyers in Oakland are ready to help you protect your rights


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    Oakland, CA 94612
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