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Elizabeth L. Gade has represented Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claimants at all levels within the Social Security Administration, including initial applications and appeals, for more than 19 years. She also represents clients in federal District Court. She earned both her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of California at Davis and has worked in community mental health treatment programs. She is a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR) and a member of the Sacramento Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (SOSSCR). She works in both Roseville and Sacramento.

Stephen A. "Tony" Valizan is an associate attorney with the Law Office of Elizabeth Gade Inc. He represents Social Security Disability and SSI claimants at all levels within the Social Security Administration, including initial applications and appeals as well as claimants in federal District Court. He earned his law degree from the University of California at Davis in 2008. While there, he received the Public Service Law Certification for his studies and work in public service. He is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR) and an officer in the Sacramento Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (SOSSCR). He works in both Woodland and Sacramento.

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Diana Treadway is the post-approval specialist at the Law Office of Elizabeth Gade Inc. She has extensive experience in the area of Social Security Disability Insurance and SSI law and has worked closely with Elizabeth Gade for 16 years. Her particular expertise is in assisting clients in receiving their correct benefits after being found disabled by Social Security. In addition to her post-approval work, Diana does intake interviews with new clients and provides assistance to clients undergoing continuing disability reviews by Social Security.

Case Managers

Our case managers maintain ongoing relationships with our clients and the Social Security Administration (SSA) offices to ensure that the application and appeals processes run smoothly. They handle the paperwork, medical records, appointments and any other issues connected to our clients' claims.

From our office locations in Sacramento, Woodland, Grass Valley and Roseville, we provide SSDI and SSI claims services for people throughout Sacramento County, Yolo County and Placer County, California. Call us toll free at 800-458-0323 or use our convenient email contact form to submit your questions and arrange a free consultation with an experienced Sacramento Social Security Disability lawyer at our firm.