NOSSCR   1300 I Street, NW, Suite 825, Washington, DC 20005

Associate Attorney (Morgan and Weisbrod LLP)

Location: Dallas, TX

Join one of Texas’ most prestigious Social Security Disability law firms where the client still comes first.  Morgan & Weisbrod LLP is a law firm that has fought to help individuals get their Social Security Disability benefits for the last 45 years. We have deep roots in the SSD Advocacy community (partners have included two NOSSCR past presidents and other firm attorneys became ALJs). At Morgan & Weisbrod we believe in getting to know our clients and zealously representing them before SSA and in the Federal Courts. If you are currently in a situation where you only meet the client the day of the hearing and never have a chance to develop a litigation strategy, come join us where you can truly represent your client. ur emphasis is attorney involvement and creative approaches to win cases, while working in a relaxed, collaborative environment.

Experience required:

  • 0 to 5 years of experience representing Social Security disability claimants; may consider attorneys with more experience.
  • Juris Doctorate from an ABA accredited law school
  • Licensed and in good standing in Texas, or willing to seek a Texas license; if no Texas license, then must be licensed in another state or District of Columbia.


Associate Attorney for a full-time position based in Dallas, Texas. Will meet clients and prepare them for hearings before SSA ALJs.  Represent clients at the Appeals Council and at other stages as required. Attorney will be responsible for all ongoing cases they are assigned and expected to attend 15 to 25 or more hearings per month. Hearings will include live hearings, phone hearings and video hearings. Occasional travel required.

Advantages we provide:

Professional growth:

  • Mentorship by Senior Partners and by former ALJ
  • Support to become Board Certified in Social Security Disability law
  • Annual NOSSCR conference & one minor conference (CLE)
  • NOSSCR Sustaining Member dues
  • Opportunities to become involved in NOSSCR leadership
  • Texas Bar dues


Tools to Succeed:

  • Firm paid malpractice insurance
  • Firm provided cell phone
  • Firm provided laptop
  • Private office
  • Staff support/Legal Assistant


Future Opportunities:

  • Opportunity to expand into VA disability law
  • Flexible assignments (Hearing/Appeals Council work/Federal Court Appeals)


Other considerations:

  • Salary: $60,000 to $80,000 depending on prior experience
  • Year-end bonuses (when appropriate)
  • 401K profit sharing as employee (after 1-year)
  • Long-term Disability Insurance (after 6 months)
  • Life Insurance paid by firm (additional available)
  • Health Insurance 100% premium paid for basic plan
  • Dental Plan/Vision Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Holidays/Vacation & PTO
  • Covered parking
  • Keep your travel points/miles (hotel, air)
  • Some relocation expenses can be provided

If interested please send resume, references and short writing sample to Paul Burkhalter, Managing Partner at Pburkhalter@morganweisbrod.com. (Review of applicants will not start until September 16th).

Morgan & Weisbrod LLP provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Main Office

  • 1300 I (Eye) Street, NW, Suite 825
    Washington, DC 20005
  • 202.849.6466
  • nosscr@nosscr.org

Connect with

© Copyright 2023 NOSSCR. All Rights Reserved.