Social Security Attorney in Green Bay

Being disabled and unable to work can be stressful. Attorney Shari Lynn has experience representing disabled clients throughout Wisconsin with their Social Security Disability claims. As a social security disability client, you can be confident Attorney Shari Lynn is committed to seeing your claim from application through hearing.

We will work directly with you at each step of the process, and we have a track record of success in social security disability hearings.

We do not charge for initial consultations. If you retain our firm, our fee is a percentage of your backpay as determined by Social Security. If you are not awarded benefits and your claims is denied you will not owe a fee. If you are injured or disabled, call us for a no-obligation consultation to discuss your options.


The Evaluation Process:

  1. Are you working? If you are and your earnings reach the level of substantial gainful activity (SGA) you will not be considered disabled. SGA is determined by the Social Security Administration. This amount is updated yearly.
  2. Is your condition severe? Your impairment must interfere with basic work-related activities.
  3. Is your condition found in the Listing of Disabling Impairments? If your condition meets a listing, you will be approved. The majority of cases continue to Step 4 and 5.
  4. Can you perform your past work? Past work includes all jobs performed in the past 15 years.
  5. Can you do any other work in the national economy?

  • Am I disabled enough to apply for Social Security Disability Benefits?

    Anyone can apply for Social Security Disability Benefits however not everyone is found to be disabled. If you are unable to work as a result of a mental or physical disability and your medical records reflect that you may be found disabled. The older you get, the more likely it is that you will be found disabled. It becomes easier for people to qualify at age 50, even easier at age 55, and even more likely at age 60 and above.

  • I have been denied benefits, what do I do?

    You have 60 days (plus five days for mailing) to appeal the decision. The denial letter will come with instructions on how you can appeal. The first appeal is called a request for reconsideration. If you are denied at the reconsideration stage the next step is to appeal for a hearing before an administrative law judge.

  • What is the biggest mistake people make when trying to get disability benefits?

    Not filling out the initial application properly. While this can be completed without the assistance of a lawyer, one may be beneficial in ensuring the application is appropriately completed.

  • How do I apply for Social Security Disability or SSI benefits?

    There are three ways you can apply for Social Security Disability benefits: by phone, in person at a local Social Security Office, or on the Internet. If you want to use the Internet to apply, go to

    If you want to complete an application for SSI or Social Security disability by phone or in person, you can find your local office online at You can call SSA at (800) 772-1213.

    Be straightforward and truthful when giving the SSA the information that they as for. Do not exaggerate or minimize your disability.

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