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Richard B. Seelig

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Biography

Richard has worked at Seelig Law Offices since inception. He has helped hundreds of clients obtain disability benefits with the Social Security Administration, and with various civil service pension systems. His achievements in this field were recently recognized by Super Lawyers in his selection as a 2015-2021 Rising Star for the New York Metro Area. He has taught classes for Continuing Legal Education on various topics regarding Social Security Disability Insurance benefits.

Before working at Seelig Law Offices, Mr. Seelig interned at the Manhattan District Attorney's Office and the New York City Police Department Advocate's Office. Richard also spent one year as a student Assistant District Attorney at the Bronx County District Attorney's Office. Richard also served on the Executive Board of The Polestino Trial Advocacy Institute at St. John's University school of Law.

Education

  • St. John's Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 2009
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
    • B.S. - 2006
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: General Studies

Classes & Seminars

  • Preparing for a Social Security Disability Case, Lawline, 2016 to Present
  • How to Prepare for Social Security Case , Lawline, 2019 to Present

Languages

  • English

Past Positions

  • Manhattan District Attorney's Office, Intern
  • New York City Police Department Advocate's Office, Intern
  • Bronx County District Attorney's Office, Student Assistant District Attorney

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Member, 2013 to Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 2013 to Present

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Theta Chi

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits 80%
  • Real Estate Transactions 20%

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

Honors

  • SuperLawyer, Rising Star for the New York Metro Area, 2015 - 2021
  • AVVO Client Choice, 2015