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Kansas City Attorney Geraldine Mims

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Attorney's Profile

COLLEGE:
Oklahoma Christian College
LAW SCHOOL:
University of Missouri, Kansas City
ATTORNEY SINCE:
1998
STATES ADMITTED:
Missouri
PRACTICE AREAS:
Social Security Disability

Geraldine Mims, attorney at law, has practiced in the area of Social Security Disability since 1998, initially as an associate attorney for Joan H. Deans Law Office. In 2010, she acquired Deans Law office when Ms. Deans was selected to serve as an Administrative Law Judge for the Social Security Administration. Mrs. Mims has represented claimants in Missouri and Kansas from the initial application through federal court appeals. Prior to attending law school, she worked as a disability determinations counselor for the Social Security Administration in which she assessed and made initial disability determinations. Mrs. Mims is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR). she has served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Lupus Foundation of Kansas City and she currently serves on the Board of Directors for The Holland Group Home.

Attorney's Videos

Am I entitled to past-due benefits?
Social Security Disability Law

Are Social Security disability benefits available if I became disabled after I left my old job and am unemployed?
Social Security Disability Law

Can alcoholics and drug addicts really get Social Security disability benefits?
Social Security Disability Law

Can I appeal a case beyond Social Security to the federal courts?
Social Security Disability Law

Can I bring witnesses to my SSD or SSI disability hearing?
Social Security Disability Law

Can I collect Social Security disability, long term disability, and workers' compensation at the same time?
Social Security Disability Law

Can I get a second disability hearing if I get denied at my first hearing?
Social Security Disability Law

Can letters from friends and family help me at a Social Security disability or SSI hearing ?
Social Security Disability Law

Can moving to a different place get me a quicker disability hearing?
Social Security Disability Law

Do I have to be permanently disabled to get Social Security disability benefits?
Social Security Disability Law

Do I have to go through reconsideration?
Social Security Disability Law

Do I need to have been injured at work to be eligible for Social Security disability?
Social Security Disability Law

Do I really have to hire an attorney to represent me in my Social Security disability claim?
Social Security Disability Law

Does someone need to be injured at work to receive Social Security disability benefits?
Social Security Disability Law

How do I appeal my claim for SSD or SSI disability benefits if it is denied?
Social Security Disability Law

How do I apply for Social Security disability benefits?
Social Security Disability Law

How do I qualify for Social Security disability benefits?
Social Security Disability Law

How does Social Security determine if I am disabled?
Social Security Disability Law

How far back will Social Security pay benefits if I am found disabled?
Social Security Disability Law

How is the attorney compensated in a Social Security disability case?
Social Security Disability Law

How is the decision made for my SSD or SSI disability claim?
Social Security Disability Law

How long do I have to apply?
Social Security Disability Law

How long do I have to wait after becoming disabled before I can file for Social Security disability benefits?
Social Security Disability Law

How long does a social security disability or SSI appeal typically take?
Social Security Disability Law

How long does an application for Social Security disability take and what are the steps?
Social Security Disability Law

How long does it take for Social Security to act upon a request for appeals council review?
Social Security Disability Law

How long does it take to get a hearing on a Social Security disability claim?
Social Security Disability Law

How long does it take to start receiving benefits?
Social Security Disability Law

How long does the administrative law judge have to set a disability hearing date?
Social Security Disability Law

How long will I be able to receive Social Security disability benefits?
Social Security Disability Law

How long will it take to get a decision after a Social Security disability hearing?
Social Security Disability Law

How many different types of Social Security disability benefits are there?
Social Security Disability Law

How much money will I get?
Social Security Disability Law

I am 60 percent disabled. Do I get 60% of my Social Security disability benefits?
Social Security Disability Law

I am disabled by mental illness. Can mental illness serve as the basis for a Social Security disability claim?
Social Security Disability Law

I am disabled, but I never worked. Can I get Social Security disability benefits?
Social Security Disability Law

If I get Social Security disability benefits, will I get Medicaid?
Social Security Disability Law

If I suffer a long term or permanent injury, am I eligible for Social Security disability?
Social Security Disability Law

If I think I have a Social Security disability claim, what do I need to do?
Social Security Disability Law

If Social Security tries to cut off my disability benefits, what can I do?
Social Security Disability Law

If the administrative law judge denies my claim for Social Security disability benefits, can I appeal any more?
Social Security Disability Law

If the administrative law judge denies my Social Security disability claim, can I appeal any more?
Social Security Disability Law

Is there a list of impairments that Social Security considers disabling?
Social Security Disability Law

Must I wait until my sick leave is exhausted before applying for Social Security disability benefits?
Social Security Disability Law

My doctor says I am disabled. So why is Social Security denying my Social Security disability claim?
Social Security Disability Law

Should I get an attorney if my Social Security disability claim is denied?
Social Security Disability Law

The Veterans' Administration says I am disabled, so why is Social Security denying my Social Security disability claim?
Social Security Disability Law

What are my chances of winning at a Social Security disability hearing?
Social Security Disability Law

What can I do to improve my chances of winning my Social Security disability claim?
Social Security Disability Law

What do I need to have with me at a disability hearing?
Social Security Disability Law

What happens after a Social Security disability hearing has been held?
Social Security Disability Law

What happens at a Social Security disability or SSI disability hearing?
Social Security Disability Law

What happens to my Social Security disability benefits if I am able to return to work?
Social Security Disability Law

What is reconsideration in a Social Security claim?
Social Security Disability Law

What is SSDI?
Social Security Disability Law

What is SSI?
Social Security Disability Law

What is the appeals council in a Social Security disability case?
Social Security Disability Law

What is the average wait time for a disability hearing?
Social Security Disability Law

What is the definition of disability used by Social Security?
Social Security Disability Law

What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid?
Social Security Disability Law

What is the Social Security disability hearing like?
Social Security Disability Law

What kind of evidence is used to evaluate and decide my disability benefit claim?
Social Security Disability Law

Where do they hold Social Security disability and SSI disability hearings?
Social Security Disability Law

Who decides if I am disabled?
Social Security Disability Law

Why does Social Security consider my age in determining whether I am disabled?
Social Security Disability Law

Why does Social Security turn down so many claims for disability benefits?
Social Security Disability Law

Will a vocational expert be at my Social Security disability or SSI hearing?
Social Security Disability Law

Will I have to file more than one Social Security disability (SSD and SSDI) or SSI appeal for my claim?
Social Security Disability Law

Will Social Security review my case in the future?
Social Security Disability Law

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Law Firm Info

Mims Law Office, LLC
http://www.mimslawoffice.com/

6220 Blue Ridge Cutoff, Suite 200
Kansas City, Missouri 64133

(816) 482-3295

About Our Firm

Mims Law Office, L.L.C., with its highly competent and courteous staff, is exclusively dedicated to representing claimants in Missouri and Kansas in their quest to obtain Social Security Disability benefits from the initial application through federal court appeals. The initial visit is free and no attorney's fee is owed unless the claim is won. Geraldine Mims, the principal attorney, is a former disability determinations decisionmaker for the Social Security Administration and a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR).

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The Missouri lawyer(s) at Mims Law Office, LLC offer their Social Security Disability Law services to residents of Clay, Jackson, Platte, Pettis, Johnson, and Cass counties; Kansas City, Independence, Liberty, Lee's Summit, Grandview, Blue Springs, Gladstone, Pleasant Valley, Blue Springs, Buckner, Leawood, Peculiar, Harrisonville, Lexington, Warrensburg, and St. Joseph, Missouri; and Johnson, Leavenworth, Franklin, Douglas, and Miami counties; Kansas City, Overland Park, Olathe, Lawrence, Leavenworth, Ottawa, Paola, Shawnee, and Topeka, Kansas.


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