Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Lawyer in Georgia

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Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

If you suffer from a physical or mental disability that has prevented you from ever working, meaning you never contributed to Social Security, you may be eligible for financial assistance known as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.

For Those Who Haven’t Paid Into Social Security

At the Law Office of Ellene Welsh, we help qualifying individuals obtain SSI benefits. To discuss if you are a candidate for these payments, call us at 770-489-3456 to schedule a free initial consultation. We serve clients in Douglasville, Columbus and western Georgia.

How Does Supplemental Security Income Work?

SSI is a federal income supplement designed to help people suffering from a long-term disability who have been unable to work due to a qualifying physical or mental condition. Based on each individual’s needs, this financial assistance is paid monthly and helps cover basic needs such as food, clothing and shelter. If you obtain SSI payments, you may also receive Medicaid to pay medical bills.

How Can a Lawyer Help?

Qualifying for Supplemental Security Income is complicated and requires:

  • A certain level of physical or mental disability
  • Evaluation of potential future employment
  • Interviews with the Social Security Administration
  • Disclosure of your income and expenses

Having an experienced lawyer prepare and persuasively present your case can significantly improve your chances of success. Our attorney, Ellene Welsh, can determine whether or not you have a qualifying mental or physical disability. If you meet the hardship standard, she will walk you through the process.

If your claim is denied, there is no need to worry. We will swiftly begin the appeals process, vigorously representing you.

Contact an Experienced SSI Benefits Attorney

If you believe you may qualify for SSI or Social Security Disability, we can help. Schedule a free initial consultation by contacting us.

Our firm handles SSI cases on a contingency fee basis. That means you owe no attorney fees until we obtain benefits for you.

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Avedis SmithAvedis Smith
20:02 27 Jul 23
When I first got my review denial letter from SSA and had to appeal I was crushed...I contacted several lawyers and no one wanted to take my case. I contacted Ellene Welsh law firm and spoke with Annette and told her about my situation(she spoke with Attorney Welsh) they agreed and took my case. Let me tell you, they are so thorough...they took the time to explain everything to me each step of the way and obtained all medical records, worked endlessly with my SSA hearing officer, and help ease my anxiety. I'm happy to write after a long battle I received a fully favorable decision with no hearing!! If you need a office that will work tirelessly for you then look no further...Thankyou so much to Attorney Welsh and Annette...
Donl AtkinsDonl Atkins
21:47 02 Jan 23
Mrs Welsh and her staff were so helpful. They kept me informed every step of the way and I received a better decision than I expected.Would hire them again if needed.
Reign SupremeReign Supreme
17:19 02 Nov 22
Friendly, professional and attentive. I was made to feel comfortable asking questions.
Kimberly HanbackKimberly Hanback
17:04 05 Oct 22
I had tried to get my disability first with a different lawyer and was turned down. When I called thier office to ask about an appeal they said they couldn't help me and was very rude and hung up on me. Found another lawyer who did my appeal was turned down. I called Ellene Welsh and her and her staff were very nice and helpful. Of course it was during the pandemic so we had to do things differently but she helped me and I won my case. Anytime I had a question they were very helpful and nice. If I could just say if you need a great lawyer with a great staff call her. They will fight for you. Love them.
kyle croftkyle croft
20:29 11 Jul 22
After being denied by SSD , I called the Law offices of Ellen Welsh and she got my disability claim approved. Her employees were professional and easy to work with. They took care of everything. I would highly recommend this law firm to anyone needing help with their SSD CLAIM
Kris ArhartKris Arhart
17:46 02 Feb 22
Ms. Ellene Welsh Came recommended from another attorney. The whole process with her office was as smooth as it can be. If you have never had to use a attorney before let me explain something I learned. Every great attorney has a amazing Paralegal / assistant or more behind them. Ms. Welsh team made contact As easy as I can get. Whether it be by phone or email. Thank Ms. Welsh and your amazing office for all the hard work yall did to make this process as easy as possible.
Pam ScheibPam Scheib
02:49 01 Feb 17
I became a client of Ellene's 3 years ago. When I first met Ellene she took a great deal of time to go over my denied paperwork from Social Security. She explained it was not a quick process and we would be looking at least another year to eighteen months before a hearing. She explained every step! When I had questions Becky and other office staff were always there to walk me through my questions and ease my mind and at times frustrations. Never along this journey did I feel ignored or abandoned. Ellene's staff got all my records together for my hearing and thanks to their hard work we got an immediate decision. It is very rare, I knew it was a good case going in, but Ellene made sure every "I" was dotted and every "T" was crossed. She was excellent in front of the judge and knows what she is doing. It was her 20 plus years experience that makes her so good! I can't thank Ellene and her staff enough for all their time, hard work and dedication in helping me with my case. I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a Social Security Disability Attorney.


Meet Your Douglasville Social Security and Workers Compensation Attorney Ellene Welsh

At Ellene Welsh's Law Office, our mission is to assist clients in obtaining essential benefits such as workers' compensation, Social Security Disability payments, and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). With a legal career spanning back to 1988, attorney Ellene Welsh is a strong advocate for individuals facing physical and mental disabilities that hinder their ability to earn a livelihood. Serving clients across Georgia from our Columbus and Douglasville offices, we're committed to getting you started promptly. For immediate contact with Attorney Ellene Welsh, please dial 770-489-3456 today.

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With 35 years of legal experience, Attorney Ellene Welsh specializes in assisting individuals in the Douglasville, Columbus, and West Georgia areas to secure Work Comp, Social Security Disability, and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, leveraging her in-depth knowledge of the systems and collaborating with admin officials to secure her clients the financial support they deserve.

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