Location: San Bernardino and San Diego, CA
Leibovic Law Group, LLP, the in-house law firm for Health Advocates, is seeking a highly motivated Attorney with Social Security Disability experience to attend hearings within the San Bernardino and San Diego regions. Leibovic Law Group, LLP provides legal guidance and representation before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) and/or Federal courts.
Evaluate SSI/SSDI case referrals and/or claim denials to determine whether or not the denied claim can be overturned and represent claimants at the hearings before the ALJ. Job responsibilities: reviews new and open cases during application, reconsideration and hearing level to determine merit of the case and implement case development and strategy, prepares the client and case for hearing, represents claimants before an ALJ on Supplemental Security Income (SSI)/Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claims, prepares post-hearing briefs, letter requests for On the Record (OTR) decision, dire need letters, responses to Consultative Examination (CE) reports and other written submissions required by SSA.
• Juris Doctorate Degree
• Admission to a State bar required
• Over two years of direct experience in social service counseling and/or legal representation
• Knowledge of the 5-step sequential evaluation process
• Bilingual English/Spanish speaking preferred
• Prior VA disability and/or pension appeals helpful
• Willing and able to travel on a regular basis
• Able to handle a high volume of cases on a daily basis
• Possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License
• Dependable vehicle with auto insurance coverage
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Must be able to pass background check
• Must type at least 35 wpm
Position Type: Full-time; Exempt
Schedule: Alternative Work Week Schedule: Mon-Thur 7:30 am-5:00 pm & Fri 7:30 am-12:30 pm
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Health Advocates offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of today’s employees. They include: Healthcare & Insurance Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Employee Discounts, Employee Assistance Program, Credit Union, Rideshare Incentives, Employee Referral Program, Vacation/Holiday/Sick Leave and other time off.
Founded in 1990, Health Advocates is the largest privately funded public advocacy company in California providing Eligibility and Recovery services to California public health systems, private hospitals, clinics, health plans, government agencies, and individuals. We are dedicated to identifying medical coverage from third-party sources such as Medi-Cal, Social Security (SSI/SSDI), and other health insurance programs to minimize uncompensated care to the benefit of both our clients and the patients and applicants they serve. Our success is born from a very unique blend of resources, expertise, and an unwavering determination to identify coverage and recovery solutions on behalf of patients that simply have no ability to pay their increasing financial healthcare debts. Innovation and compassion are integral to Health Advocates’ identity and these attributes have historically served our clients very well. We are proud of our past, excited about our future, and confident of our continued success.
This position requires access to confidential protected health information (PHI). Our employees are expected to protect the privacy of all PHI in accordance with Health Advocates’ privacy policies and procedures and as required by state and federal law including but not limited to the HIPAA Security and Privacy Rule.
21540 Plummer Street, Suite B
Chatsworth, CA 91311
(818) 995-9500 p
(818) 995-6872 f
Health Advocates is an equal opportunity employer. We believe all of our employees should be treated fairly, consistently, and with dignity and respect. Our goal is to maintain a satisfied and productive team of employees. The keys to reaching that goal are effective leadership, fair and competitive wages and benefits, dedication to the job, and close attention to employee relations matters.
NOSSCR Member: Al Leibovic