Letter from the Founder: SSA, The Time to Change is Now

Over the last year and a half, I have frequently used this column to write about what I like to think of as COVID blessings. For all the challenges we have endured and conquered brought on by the pandemic, there have been so many opportunities to improve our practice...

Letter from the Founder: Freedom to Heal

I have always believed that when I do my job well, my clients should not even have to think about their disability case. Every time I sign a new client, my goal is to take the stress and pressure of applying for social security benefits off their shoulders and place...

Passion for Education: May Letter from the Founder

For years, I always told people who asked that I had no interest in building the largest disability law firm possible. My goal was always to build the best. But what does that mean? And how do I measure success? These are the questions that I am constantly asking...

Letter from the Founder: 2020 Sucks

“2020 Sucks.” When I first saw the COVID-themed shirt with the eye-popping slogan online, I laughed. Admittedly, I even almost bought the shirt—until I wondered what I would do with it in 2023. But then I started thinking… Has 2020 really sucked? Or was it just...

Letter from the Founder: October 2020

“How do I survive for two to five years if that is how long the disability application process could take?” For years I struggled to answer that question, which gets asked in almost every one of my new client meetings. Usually my response was just to look down, shrug...

Letter from the Founder: Michael Liner’s Plan to Crush COVID

My daughter started kindergarten this week. Far from the picture I’ve long had in my head of her being picked up at the end of my driveway by a big yellow school bus and carrying a much-too-big-for-her-body backpack, my princess is at least starting her elementary...