Donald E. Bartholomew, JD, MS, Attorney
Don Bartholomew,JD,MS,Esq.
Attorney & Veterans'Attorney(Maj,USA,Ret.& prior Navy)

1179 Hilltop Drive,
Redding, CA 96003   EMail:

Tel. (530)246-1621

      Social Security Disability Claims, Appeals, Hearings
Your Local, Aggressive, Competent, Experienced Attorney (since 1983)
Please telephone me at (530) 246-1621 to arrange your face-to-face appointment with me
 so I can personally review your Social Security Disability Claim or Appeal
.  If you call after
 regular business hours, please leave a message so that I can call you back the next business day.
If you call, and I or one helpful assistants does not pick up your call right away, please leave a
message. We will let the answering machine take calls if we are all meeting with clients, or if we
 are speaking to clients' health care providers.  This way we can give you & our other clients proper,
personalized, unhurried attention, in an efficient and highly effective manner. 

It is unwise to not retain the most effective and dedicated Attorney to act as your
licensed representative at all stages of your disability claim.  An out-of-area Attorney
or non-attorney "unlicensed rep", "associate" or "advocate" may not be qualified to handle
your disability claim
at all stages and may not be licensed or competent to Counsel you on the many
legal problems  you may encounter in your life while your claim is pending and thereafter.   The fee that
the Social Security Administration pays me, as an Attorney, to represent you when your claim is
won is exactly the same fee it would authorize for an out-of-state, out-of-area "firm",
"advocate", "non-attorney", or other unlicensed "representative" or "associate"
you designate
(the fee - set by Social Security, is the smaller amount of 25% of back benefits or a $6k limit/cap -
whichever is less
).  Many persons, who purport/claim to be qualified "representatives", "advocates",
"associates" or other titles they give themselves, often do not appreciate just how much they do
not know about the law, your many problems stemming from your disabilities, nor how to avoid legal
pitfalls you may encounter during  this very difficult time in your life.
In other words, they do not yet know what it is that they do not know

Don't be a sucker for the late night T.V. ads, the on-line promises of "99% success"
either they are not taking any difficult cases, or they are being untruthful if they make this
).  Don't be taken in by any "representative", "advocate" or "firm" who hint they
 "know people who work at Social Security" (suggesting some 'special relationship') ,  "can pull some
strings",  "know the tricks",  or "know the secrets".  Your future and the well-being of your family
members is at stake. If a  "national firm", out-of-state attorney, unlicensed "associate" or other
person claims to "have friends" at Social Security or that they have some other special relationship -
. . . think about it, . . .  What will their relationship with you be?

There is NO substitute for Experience, Education and the Conscientious, Effective
development of and Persuasive Presentation of the Evidence
- from the beginning of
your claim and through its conclusion.  Each is Absolutely essential for the Best result.
The  persuasive presentation of Evidence (
including you as an individual ) at each stage
of the disability claim process and, if necessary, at a Hearing before an Administrative Law
Judge of the Social Security Administration is what wins a claim. 

My ongoing face-to-face preparation of my Social Security Disability clients, over time,
at each stage of the disability claims process - including their Hearings before Administrative
Law Judges
, has always been similar to how I prepare clients for depositions in civil litigation,
arbitrations, mediations, other hearings or trials (both criminal & civil) over the past 27+ years.  
All of the Social Security Administrative Law Judges (ALJ s) were professionally educated,
licensed, trained and experienced first
as Attorneys
, before they were appointed as Judges.
Like it or not, This shapes the way they view the evidence in your case - the records, reports,
testimony, and you

 Please Call Me for Your face-to-face Appointment
(530) 246-1621  No Fee Until We Win

You can find out more, clicking onto the link below
  Please visit my website for Social Security Disability Claims & Appeals :

 "Your Social Security Lawyer"