Since 1979, the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR) has served as a specialized bar association for social security disability law attorneys who represent people with disabilities. This non-profit organization headquartered in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, provides quality legal continuing education seminars and public policy advocacy.
The mission of NOSSCR is to encourage quality representation for seeking SSDI and SSI benefits. With more than 4,000 members across the United States and Puerto Rico, NOSSCR provides resources for practitioners, including case law, memoranda of law, briefs, and questionnaires.
Members of National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives represent Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Insurance claimants through the adjudication process while advocating for the income rights of people with disabilities.
The NOSSCR recognizes individuals who promote improvements in the quality of advocacy for Social Security claimants through the Eileen P. Sweeney Distinguished Service Award. A full list of recipients can be found here. Previous recipients of the award include:
Lawyer Legion maintains a national directory of social security disability lawyers which includes both NOSSCR members and non-members. To help the public find the best choices when they search for social security law attorney, Lawyer Legion recognizes attorneys for their involvement and leadership within the NOSSCR and other professional associations. This includes recognition for NOSSCR members who have updated their Lawyer Legion profile to include information about their involvement with the NOSSCR.
Use this directory to find a social security disability law attorney in your local area. Start by choosing your state from the list below.
Attorneys who are members of National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives can become more active in the organization by joining various committees including: