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Our Mission

We understand that filing for Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income benefits can be a complicated and frustrating process. Having a team of experienced professionals on your side greatly increases your chances of receiving benefits. Our attorneys and staff have more than 10 years experience practicing Social Security disability law in Austin, San Antonio, Waco, and the surrounding areas. We focus exclusively on Social Security disability claims and our expertise comes through in the attention and dedication that we bring to every case we handle. You need someone to fight for the benefits you deserve.

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Cooke & Vu

Our Process

At Cooke & Vu, we assist our clients from the beginning of the application through all levels of the administrative process. If you don’t know where to start or you have already received a denial, we can help you. Our clients have a dedicated case manager in our office and always have access to an attorney for their legal questions. If you must attend a hearing, one of our experienced attorneys will be there to represent you. Remember, our firm practices only social security disability law and our goal is to fight for your financial freedom and the medical benefits you need.

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Who We Serve

We help people with disabilities obtain their Social Security disability benefits and gain access to the medical care they need. We help people with physical and/or mental problems who find themselves unable to work, or only able to work part-time. In the case for children, we help those who are experiencing difficulties at home or at school. By helping people obtain their Social Security disability benefits, our clients are better able to focus on their health and get on the road to recovery, both medically and financially.

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Changing lives every day

“Thank you for always being honest, quickly returning phone calls and listening. You always kept me informed of the progress of my case. My husband and I are extremely grateful for your hard work and perseverance.”

– Annette, approved at the Application level

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Average Timeline for the Social Security Process

Average Timeline for the Social Security Process

For most people, the Social Security process takes a long time with the longest wait typically being at the Hearing and the Appeals Council levels. Currently, we see the Application level taking about 3-6 months, the Reconsideration level taking about 3 months, the Hearing level taking about 12-15 months, and the Appeal Council level taking… Read more »

The Evidence Submission Rule (effective April 20, 2015)

The Evidence Submission Rule (effective April 20, 2015)

After much debate and commentary, on March 20, 2015, the Social Security Administration ruled claimants and claimant’s representatives are required to “submit all evidence known to you that relates to your disability claim.” 20 C.F.R 404.1512(b)(2)(i) and 416.912(b)(2)(i). In other words, all evidence, even evidence not supportive of a claim, must be submitted to the… Read more »

Changing lives every day

“Thank you for always being honest, quickly returning phone calls and listening. You always kept me informed of the progress of my case. My husband and I are extremely grateful for your hard work and perseverance.”

– Annette, approved at the Application level

View all testimonials

Average Timeline for the Social Security Process

Average Timeline for the Social Security Process

For most people, the Social Security process takes a long time with the longest wait typically being at the Hearing and the Appeals Council levels. Currently, we see the Application level taking about 3-6 months, the Reconsideration level taking about 3 months, the Hearing level taking about 12-15 months, and the Appeal Council level taking… Read more »

The Evidence Submission Rule (effective April 20, 2015)

The Evidence Submission Rule (effective April 20, 2015)

After much debate and commentary, on March 20, 2015, the Social Security Administration ruled claimants and claimant’s representatives are required to “submit all evidence known to you that relates to your disability claim.” 20 C.F.R 404.1512(b)(2)(i) and 416.912(b)(2)(i). In other words, all evidence, even evidence not supportive of a claim, must be submitted to the… Read more »