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A native of England, Lilli W. Marder has been practicing law in South Florida and Puerto Rico for over 30 years. Prior to establishing the firm in 1990, she worked as legal counsel for the Social Security Administration. It was there that she developed a passion for Social Security Disability issues and gained considerable knowledge of the roadblocks claimants must overcome.
Mrs. Marder earned her law degree from the University of Puerto Rico, where she graduated cum laude. She is a member of The Florida Bar Association, the National Organization of Social Security Claims Representatives (N.O.S.S.C.R. for short) and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Mrs. Marder is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, as well as the Southern and Middle District Courts of Florida. Although her native language is English, she is both comfortable and fluent in Spanish.
Mitch Adelman, having overcome many obstacles caused by complete hearing loss from birth, initially graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1992. He went on to obtain a paralegal degree from the Philadelphia Institute in 1993 and then his law degree from Temple University's Beasley School of Law in 1999, specializing in Administrative Agency Law.
Mr. Adelman subsequently worked for the City of Philadelphia in the Law Department as an Assistant City Solicitor for in the Health and Human Services and Office of Housing and Community Development Units. He joined the firm in November 2003 and continues to work, largely behind the scenes, exercising his extensive, expert research and analysis skills to the great benefit of any client whose case has been before a Social Security Administrative Law Judge. Mr. Adelman is a member of thePennsylvania Bar Association.