Social Security Disability Attorneys in San Jose

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.

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Our Disability Lawyers


Terry LaPorte: 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.


Anne LaPorte: Disability Lawyer

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).


Maria Miranda-Hammon: 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.


Kevin LaPorte

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.

Find your trustworthy Social Security Disability attorneys in San Jose at LaPorte Law Firm

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.


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  • 1900 The Alameda,
    Suite 500

    San Jose, CA 95126
  • Phone: 408-293-8810


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