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An Interview with Paulette F. Balin

September 22nd is American Business Women’s Day: a day to recognize the accomplishments, contributions and achievements of American businesswomen, often in the face of limited structural opportunities in past decades. Today, we would like to recognize Balin Law’s founder and principal attorney, Paulette Balin. Paulette began practicing law before the U.S. Supreme Court included its […]

Balin Law Expands Disability Practice: Names Melissa Yasinow as Managing Attorney, Education & Title IX Group

Balin Law happily announces that Melissa Yasinow has joined the firm as its Managing Attorney for the Education & Title IX Group. Melissa brings over a decade of litigation experience to Balin Law. Melissa has significant experience defending students at high schools, colleges, and universities in Title IX cases and in student misconduct, professionalism, and academic integrity proceedings. Melissa is particularly proud of her work defending students with disorders including Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Disability Benefits After a Stroke

Attorney Chad Delesk of Balin Law explains Social Security’s rules for Disability Benefits after suffering a stroke.

How to Fill Out the SSA Function Report – Part 2

In Part 2 of our series the Function Report (Form SSA-3373) for Social Security Disability, attorney Matthew Shupe explains how to answer questions in part C & D with clarity and consistency, and provides example scenarios and sample answers.

Disability Benefits for Long COVID

If you are no longer able to work because of Long COVID symptoms, you may qualify to receive Social Security Disability Benefits.

Social Security Scams; What you should know

People who are aware of scams are less likely to be scammed, so it’s important that you know what kind of scams are out there. Share this information with others and especially people you know whom may be more susceptible. The AARP refers to social security numbers as “the skeleton key to identity theft“. Social Security […]