Lawrence Heller, the principal and supervising attorney of the firm, is a New York native who has practiced law in Rochester, NY for over 25 years.
He is a graduate of prestigious Cornell University (1969) and Duke University School of Law (June 1973). A member of the New York, Monroe County, and American Bar Associations he is a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Disability Representatives and a founder of LTD-Esq. Organization for specialists of Long Term Disability Law.
Over the years his broad based general practice has evolved into a specialty disability practice. Assisted by three expert paralegals, the practice at any time is actually representing in excess of 400 Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claimants, and 50 Long Term Disability (LTD) and Short Term Disability (STD) claimants.
The firm practices at each administrative level and also represents claimants in US District Court and Supreme Court Appellate Division.
Many of the firm's clients are referrals from other Upstate New York law firms or medical practitioners.
The firm does not represent Workers Compensation, ADA, personal injury, bankruptcy, or employment litigants but Mr. Heller is always pleased to speak to individuals with problems in those areas and refers appropriate matters to competent Rochester area counsel without charge to claimant.