Paralegal - Social Security Disability
Harding Mazzotti, LLP
Albany, NY US
Posted ago
Harding Mazzotti, LLP

Harding Mazzotti, LLP

Social Security Disability paralegals work alongside attorneys and case coordinators, assisting individuals with physical and or/mental disabilities to file and pursue claims for Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income.


  • Perform a thorough review of records and utilize information gathered in support of claims
  • Handle a high-volume caseload, monitor deadlines efficiently
  • Perform the duties of the Legal Assistant/Assistant Paralegal as needed
  • Review, process and distribute incoming mail, documenting within case management software, setting tasks and deadlines as appropriate
  • Request, obtain and generate all records, documents and forms required to pursue claims, hearings and appeals
  • Gather, review and upload records and evidence obtained in support of claims, hearings and appeals, ensuring completeness and that all deadlines for submissions are met
  • Prepare and handle correspondence with claimants, medical providers, government agencies, and law judges
  • Prepare and file electronic or paper claims, hearing requests and appeals, and timely follow-up on all claims until determinations and decisions are rendered
  • Conduct periodic status checks and monitor all claims, including making calls to seek information about claims and eligibility
  • Collect earnings and benefit information from administrative agencies
  • Assist in maintaining statistics for departmental reports


Required Education and Qualifications

  • High school or equivalent required; certificate in paralegal studies or related areas preferred
  • Strong knowledge of PC applications, Windows, and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate compassion and client-centered service
  • Must be very organized and deadline driven

Preferred Experience

  • Social Security Disability or Workers’ Compensation experience is helpful, but not required

$35,000 - $40,000 yearly
About Harding Mazzotti, LLP

Established in 1994, Harding Mazzotti, LLP is a law firm dedicated solely to the representation of injured persons with an emphasis on providing each client with an exemplary level of service. Our core value at Harding Mazzotti, LLP is kindness to each other, to our clients, and to our community. Our mission is to make each and every client a part of our family.

Harding Mazzotti, LLP considers applicants for employment without regard to and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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