SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY LAW EXPERT
Andria Summers is an expert in Social Security Disability law. She has been working with Cannon Disability Law’s clients for 18 years. She is a licensed representative through the Social Security Administration. In addition, she is also a paralegal. Ms. Summers uses her legal skills to help thousands of clients obtain their disability benefits. Every year she represents hundreds of claimants in court. “Helping other people win their benefits is my passion,” she states.
Andria Summers is one of the most sought after advocates. Her ability to win the majority of her cases is due to her attitude toward her work. Ms. Summers spends many hours every week talking to clients on the phone and reviewing case files. She loves representing clients in court and helping them during the appeal process. She is also an expert in Medicare benefits and tailors her client’s benefits to their specific medical needs.
ANDRIA SUMMERS BELIEVES SUCCESS IS BEING ON THE CLIENT’S TEAM
For instance, she states,”Whether I am representing a client in front of a judge or listening to a client describe their problems, I want to help my client win. It is my job to make the disability process easy for my clients. Our clients have enough to deal with. They don’t need to worry about their case too. Our whole office is here for them. We are part of the client’s team. Being part of a team effort is important to me and to the clients. We are more successful when our client invest in the process with us. I love the opportunity to really help my clients improve their lives.”
In addition to her passion for helping her clients, Ms. Summers has years of disability law experience. For example, in the past eighteen years, not only has she represented hundreds of clients in court, she has also filed applications and appeals. She has extensive legal research experience and uses it to appeal cases to the Appeals Council and Federal Court. Her legal research experience covers case law in Social Security Disability law, Black Lung disability benefits, and Veterans service-connected disability benefits. Over the years, she has assisted many Veterans in understanding their Veteran’s Disability cases. Ms. Summers is well known for her encyclopedic memory of case law and Social Security regulations. She is also a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives.
- University of Utah, Consumer & Social Studies, B.S., 2007
- Paralegal & Valedictorian, Mountain West College, 2002
Activities and Memberships
- Member, National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives
- Member Utah State Bar Paralegal Division
- Volunteer, Central City Baseball
- Coach, Junior Jazz Basketball & Firebird Soccer