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Kelvin K. Lee

Kelvin K. Lee

Social Security Disability and Administrative Law Attorney
  • Social Security Disability
  • California
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Former Senior Attorney, Social Security Administration (Pasadena, CA SSA/OHO)

Former Administrative Law Judge, California Department of Social Services (Los Angeles, CA State Hearings Division)

I represent clients throughout the entire Social Security disability application process. In addition to representing clients applying for SSDI and SSI benefits in the Office of Hearings Operations (OHO), I also handle cases involving Continuing Disability Reviews (CDRs) overpayments, children and survivor's benefit issue, also with providing assistance with retirement benefits.

My practice is unique in that I represent Social Security clients who are dealing with issues involving SSA Field Offices regarding suspension, termination and reinstatement of SSI and other benefits. I appear with clients in cases before Disability Hearing Officers I seek to give my utmost effort on behalf of clients wherever they are in the process of securing Social Security benefits.

I also represent clients who are applying for Disability Retirement before Public Agencies including LACERA, LACERS, CalPERS and others throughout the State of California

I am also a former Administrative Law Judge for the California Department of Social Services and handle cases involving Medi-Cal, Cal Fresh and Cash Assistance benefits..

University of California - Los Angeles
M.A. | Urban Planning
UCLA School of Law
J.D. | Law
University of California - Los Angeles
B.A. | Geography
Professional Experience
Law Offices of Kelvin K. Lee
- Current
Administrative Law Judge
California Department of Social Services, State Hearings Decision
Decided cases involving issuance of public benefits, including Medi-Cal, Cal Fresh and Cash Assistance.
Vertical Advocate/Staff Counsel
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Service as vertical advocate representing Department in State Personnal Board Cases
Senior Staff Counsel
California Department of Real Estate
Represented Department of Real Estate in Licensing Matters
Staff Counsel
California Department of Motor Vehicles
Represented Department of Motor Vehicles in cases involving applicants and holders of occupational licenses.
Senior Attorney
US Social Security Administration, Office of Hearing Operations
Wrote administrative law judge decisions in disability cases, and adjusticated disability claims when warranted.
Speaking Engagements
Social Security and Administrative Law, San Gabriel Chamber of Commerce Attorney Panel, San Gabriel, CA
San Gabriel Chamber of Commerce
Informational panel for Chamber of Commerce Members
Real Estate Licensing, Overview of the California Bureau of Real Estate
California Bureau of Real Estate
Professional Associations
San Gabriel Valley Lawyer Referral Services
Referral Service Member
- Current
Activities: Represent referred clients in Social Security and other legal matters.
Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California
Governing Board Member
- Current
Activities: Oversee governance of non-profit serving the Hemophilia population throughout Southern California
San Gabriel Chamber of Commerce
Attorney Panel Member
- Current
Activities: Member of Chamber of Commerce Panel regularly holding informational seminars for the San Gabriel Community
UCLA Alumni Association
- Current
State Bar of California # 152867
- Current
National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives (NOSSCR)
Referral Service Member
Activities: Belong to referral service for claimant's representatives
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • Free Consultation
    I give free consultations regarding Social Security Disability Cases.
  • Contingent Fees
    Social Security disability applications are handled on a contingency fee basis. There are hourly or fixed fees for other matters. I am glad to discuss payment arrangement so that I am able to represent you.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Cash or Checks
Practice Area
  • Social Security Disability
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Law Offices of Kelvin K. Lee
1455 San Marino Avenue
Suite D
San Marino, CA 91108
Telephone: (626) 524-5038