Georgia Disability Lawyer

Allison Affleck

Attorney at Law

B.A. University of Richmond

J.D. Georgia State University

VA Accredited Attorney 

 

After earning her undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond, Allison received her JD from Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta. Allison Affleck joined Affleck & Gordon in 2014. In 2019, Allison was made partner and leads the firm today alongside her law partner, Harry Brenner.

At Affleck and Gordon, Allison focuses on Social Security disability and veterans disability cases. She continues to earn the respect of judges and of her clients for her professionalism, attention to detail, and commitment to providing personalized, effective representation.

Allison is a member of the Georgia Bar Association, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and is a VA accredited attorney. She also serves on the board of the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia.

Allison lives in Atlanta and enjoys spending time with her husband, Kirby, their daughter, Collins, and their black lab pup.

Please feel free to contact her at 404-373-1649 or 800-866-5660 and by e-mail at allison@affleckandgordon.com 

Georgia Disability Attorney

Harry Brenner

Attorney at Law

B.A. University of Georgia

J.D. University of South Carolina

VA Accredited Attorney 

Harry Brenner has been with Affleck and Gordon since August of 2011. Harry is from Atlanta, GA and attended the University of Georgia, obtaining his degree in political science. He received his law degree from the University of South Carolina in May of 2011.

While in law school, Harry was a research editor for USC’s Real Property Trust and Estate Law Journal. Harry started at Affleck and Gordon as a paralegal until he passed the bar in February of 2012, when he became an associate at the firm. He has continued to maintain casework as well as hearings. Harry pursues cases in Social Security Disability/Supplemental Security Income.

In 2019, Harry was made partner and leads the firm today alongside Allison Affleck.

Harry has represented clients in over 1,500 social security and veterans' disability hearings. He works on cases at the Initial, Reconsideration, Hearing, and Appeals Council levels of review. He has appealed and fought many denied claims over the years.

Harry enjoys meeting new clients in the Metro Atlanta communities and is a member of the Georgia Bar Association and Atlanta Bar Association. Harry works in the Griffin, GA office on most Fridays, and has become familiar in particular with the Southern and Eastern half of Atlanta ranging from Newnan, down to Macon, and across to Covington. His enthusiasm and desire to help others are evident in the time spent on maintaining the attorney-client relationship.

Harry lives in Atlanta with his wife Christie, their newborn daughter Camden, and their German Shepherd Dog, Rocky.

Harry prides himself on going the extra step for his clients to ensure they get the benefits they deserve despite the hurdles and obstacles along the way.

Please feel free to contact him at 404-373-1649 or 800-866-5660 and by e-mail at hbrenner@affleckandgordon.com.

Thomas Affleck, III

Thomas Affleck, III

Attorney at Law

B.A. Emory University

J.D. Georgetown University

Thomas Affleck, III is the founding partner of Affleck & Gordon, P.C. A cum laude graduate of Emory University in 1970, Tom received his juris doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center in 1973. He was a former managing attorney for Georgia Legal Services in Brunswick, Georgia. Tom and his colleagues were instrumental in assisting local community citizens and their efforts were chronicled in a best-selling book, Praying for Sheetrock. After spending three years serving a 17-county area in Southeast Georgia, he relocated to Atlanta and opened his private law firm. He also served as a former Administrative Law Judge and was a Hearing Officer for a variety of State Agencies. Tom has received an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He served as a past president and former long-time member of the Board of Directors of the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia. Tom is a current member of the Georgia Bar Association, the Atlanta Bar Association, the DeKalb Bar Association, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR).

Lawrence R. Gordon

Lawrence R. Gordon

Attorney at Law

B.A. University of Florida

J.D. University of Florida

Lawrence Gordon, an Atlanta native, attended the University of Florida for both his undergraduate degree and law school. He also received a post-law degree in taxation from Emory University. For five years, Larry worked for the Social Security Administration and is a former advisor to the Chief Administrative Law Judge at the national level. Additionally, he was an advisor to the Atlanta Office of Hearings & Appeals. He joined Thomas Affleck’s law firm thirty years ago and became a partner in the firm a year later. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the State Bar of Florida, the Bar of the District of Columbia and a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR). Larry focuses exclusively on Social Security disability cases. Having spent 35 years in practice, he has an advantage in the fact that he was a government employee and was the first Atlanta staff attorney from the Social Security Administration to move into the private sector. Larry’s knowledge and expertise allows his clients the confidence in knowing that he understands Social Security disability from both the viewpoint of the client and the judge. He also assists many people who may not even know they have a Social Security disability case to understand the law and why they may have a case for benefits.

In addition to having written several articles and lectured at a number of Social Security disability seminars for continuing legal education (CLE) credits, Larry strives to remain active in the bar association and always stays up to date with the latest changes in Social Security disability law. He has been the recipient of several awards for pro bono activities on behalf of low-income individuals. Larry’s heart is in this work and his goal is to ensure that everyone who deserves Social Security disability benefits can receive them with his knowledgeable assistance.

Larry and his wife reside in Atlanta: he has three children and three stepchildren, one of whom is an associate at Affleck and Gordon in Social Security disability. He has served on the board of directors of a number of non-profit organizations, such as the Anti-Defamation League, the Atlanta Track Club, and the Marcus Jewish Community Center. Larry has run track competitively since his early teens and has been involved in local track clubs for the last 20 years. He has run the Boston Marathon seven times. He is currently the head of the Harris Jacobs Dream Run, an annual charity run that takes place each May, for which he has spent 18 of the organization’s 21 years as chairman. Larry, a history buff, also enjoys watching baseball and cheers for the Atlanta Braves every year.

  • Georgia Disability Lawyer

    Allison Affleck

    Attorney at Law

    B.A. University of Richmond

    J.D. Georgia State University

    VA Accredited Attorney 

     

    After earning her undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond, Allison received her JD from Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta. Allison Affleck joined Affleck & Gordon in 2014. In 2019, Allison was made partner and leads the firm today alongside her law partner, Harry Brenner.

    At Affleck and Gordon, Allison focuses on Social Security disability and veterans disability cases. She continues to earn the respect of judges and of her clients for her professionalism, attention to detail, and commitment to providing personalized, effective representation.

    Allison is a member of the Georgia Bar Association, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and is a VA accredited attorney. She also serves on the board of the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia.

    Allison lives in Atlanta and enjoys spending time with her husband, Kirby, their daughter, Collins, and their black lab pup.

    Please feel free to contact her at 404-373-1649 or 800-866-5660 and by e-mail at allison@affleckandgordon.com 

  • Georgia Disability Attorney

    Harry Brenner

    Attorney at Law

    B.A. University of Georgia

    J.D. University of South Carolina

    VA Accredited Attorney 

    Harry Brenner has been with Affleck and Gordon since August of 2011. Harry is from Atlanta, GA and attended the University of Georgia, obtaining his degree in political science. He received his law degree from the University of South Carolina in May of 2011.

    While in law school, Harry was a research editor for USC’s Real Property Trust and Estate Law Journal. Harry started at Affleck and Gordon as a paralegal until he passed the bar in February of 2012, when he became an associate at the firm. He has continued to maintain casework as well as hearings. Harry pursues cases in Social Security Disability/Supplemental Security Income.

    In 2019, Harry was made partner and leads the firm today alongside Allison Affleck.

    Harry has represented clients in over 1,500 social security and veterans' disability hearings. He works on cases at the Initial, Reconsideration, Hearing, and Appeals Council levels of review. He has appealed and fought many denied claims over the years.

    Harry enjoys meeting new clients in the Metro Atlanta communities and is a member of the Georgia Bar Association and Atlanta Bar Association. Harry works in the Griffin, GA office on most Fridays, and has become familiar in particular with the Southern and Eastern half of Atlanta ranging from Newnan, down to Macon, and across to Covington. His enthusiasm and desire to help others are evident in the time spent on maintaining the attorney-client relationship.

    Harry lives in Atlanta with his wife Christie, their newborn daughter Camden, and their German Shepherd Dog, Rocky.

    Harry prides himself on going the extra step for his clients to ensure they get the benefits they deserve despite the hurdles and obstacles along the way.

    Please feel free to contact him at 404-373-1649 or 800-866-5660 and by e-mail at hbrenner@affleckandgordon.com.

  • Thomas Affleck, III

    Thomas Affleck, III

    Attorney at Law

    B.A. Emory University

    J.D. Georgetown University

    Thomas Affleck, III is the founding partner of Affleck & Gordon, P.C. A cum laude graduate of Emory University in 1970, Tom received his juris doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center in 1973. He was a former managing attorney for Georgia Legal Services in Brunswick, Georgia. Tom and his colleagues were instrumental in assisting local community citizens and their efforts were chronicled in a best-selling book, Praying for Sheetrock. After spending three years serving a 17-county area in Southeast Georgia, he relocated to Atlanta and opened his private law firm. He also served as a former Administrative Law Judge and was a Hearing Officer for a variety of State Agencies. Tom has received an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He served as a past president and former long-time member of the Board of Directors of the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia. Tom is a current member of the Georgia Bar Association, the Atlanta Bar Association, the DeKalb Bar Association, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR).

  • Lawrence R. Gordon

    Lawrence R. Gordon

    Attorney at Law

    B.A. University of Florida

    J.D. University of Florida

    Lawrence Gordon, an Atlanta native, attended the University of Florida for both his undergraduate degree and law school. He also received a post-law degree in taxation from Emory University. For five years, Larry worked for the Social Security Administration and is a former advisor to the Chief Administrative Law Judge at the national level. Additionally, he was an advisor to the Atlanta Office of Hearings & Appeals. He joined Thomas Affleck’s law firm thirty years ago and became a partner in the firm a year later. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the State Bar of Florida, the Bar of the District of Columbia and a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR). Larry focuses exclusively on Social Security disability cases. Having spent 35 years in practice, he has an advantage in the fact that he was a government employee and was the first Atlanta staff attorney from the Social Security Administration to move into the private sector. Larry’s knowledge and expertise allows his clients the confidence in knowing that he understands Social Security disability from both the viewpoint of the client and the judge. He also assists many people who may not even know they have a Social Security disability case to understand the law and why they may have a case for benefits.

    In addition to having written several articles and lectured at a number of Social Security disability seminars for continuing legal education (CLE) credits, Larry strives to remain active in the bar association and always stays up to date with the latest changes in Social Security disability law. He has been the recipient of several awards for pro bono activities on behalf of low-income individuals. Larry’s heart is in this work and his goal is to ensure that everyone who deserves Social Security disability benefits can receive them with his knowledgeable assistance.

    Larry and his wife reside in Atlanta: he has three children and three stepchildren, one of whom is an associate at Affleck and Gordon in Social Security disability. He has served on the board of directors of a number of non-profit organizations, such as the Anti-Defamation League, the Atlanta Track Club, and the Marcus Jewish Community Center. Larry has run track competitively since his early teens and has been involved in local track clubs for the last 20 years. He has run the Boston Marathon seven times. He is currently the head of the Harris Jacobs Dream Run, an annual charity run that takes place each May, for which he has spent 18 of the organization’s 21 years as chairman. Larry, a history buff, also enjoys watching baseball and cheers for the Atlanta Braves every year.

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