About the Author

Matthew Lane is the owner and managing attorney of Ziegler & Lane, LLC. He practices solely in the area of and has represented clients at hundreds of Administrative Law Judge hearings.

In addition, he has represented over thirty-five clients in United States District Court seeking appellate review of adverse decisions by the Social Security Administration.

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