Amputee Coalition Fact Sheet

Locating a Lawyer

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Last updated 2009 | Download PDF

Please understand that the Amputee Coalition cannot and does not make specific recommendations for products or services, but can only suggest possible sources, with no endorsement implied.

Amputee Coalition therefore does not maintain a list of lawyers specializing in disability-related cases. The following Internet search engines can help you find lawyers near you who deal with Social Security Disability or similar issues. You can then contact these professionals to ask about their experience and specialties.

American Bar Association

321 N. Clark ST
Chicago, IL 60654-7598

The American Bar Association (ABA) has a Lawyer Locator service on their Website.

  • Enter your state, and your city or county to narrow the search.
  • Enter “Social Security Disability” in the “OR Enter Other” box under “Areas of Practice.”

Many state or local bar associations have similar lawyer referral services. The ABA has a second option to help you find these.

  • Select your state.
  • On the page for your state, select “Lawyer Referral.”
  • Select the program serving your county (if any).
  • The state pages also have links to free or low-cost legal-aid programs.

Academy of Special Needs Planners

260 West Exchange ST, Suite 004
Providence, RI 02903

The Academy of Special Needs Planners offers a search engine to find “an attorney with expertise in special needs planning.”

They also have an Attorney Referral Form, where you may enter a more detailed request.

It is not the intention of the Amputee Coalition to provide specific medical or legal advice but rather to provide consumers with information to better understand their health and healthcare issues. The Amputee Coalition does not endorse any specific treatment, technology, company, service or device. Consumers are urged to consult with their healthcare providers for specific medical advice or before making any purchasing decisions involving their care.

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