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Katelyn M. Burke

Katelyn M. Burke

Burke Law, PLLC
  • Social Security Disability
  • Massachusetts
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Katelyn Burke is an attorney and the founder of Burke Law, PLLC. Katelyn received her law degree from Suffolk University Law School where she received a “Distinguished Oral Advocate” award. After completing law school and passing the Massachusetts Bar Exam, Katelyn decided to take her advocacy skills nationwide by working at a national Social Security Disability advocacy group. There, Katelyn traveled the United States representing clients from Massachusetts to Alaska and was recognized for her outstanding client advocacy.

Katelyn founded Burke Law, PLLC with the understanding that the best way to provide traditional legal services today is by keeping up with practice trends and taking a modern approach. That is why Katelyn uses evolving legal technology to improve the handling of matters and keep clients better informed regarding the status of their cases. It is also why she practices mindfulness techniques that allow her to be present and high-functioning in any situation. So, if you are looking for energetic representation that is not just sound, but also efficient, look no further.

Practice Area
Social Security Disability
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers
ID Number: 690566
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  • English
Professional Experience
Burke Law, PLLC
- Current
Associate Attorney
Orlando and Associates
Senior Legal Associate
Citizens Disability
Legal Associate
Citizens Disability
Suffolk University Law School
J.D. (2014)
Honors: Distinguished Oral Advocate
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University of Vermont
B.S. (2011)
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Client Advocacy Award
Citizens Disability, LLC
Distinguished Oral Advocate
Suffolk University Law School
Professional Associations
State Bar of Massachusetts
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National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives
- Current
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Massachusetts Bar Association
- Current
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Articles & Publications
How to Reform Massachusetts' Independent Contractor Law
The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Service
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Legal Answers
2 Questions Answered
Q. Hi, I have to give back money to Social Security. It is money that I don't have. I feel it's not my fault.
A: You have a few options here. If you do not think you were overpaid, you can request a reconsideration of the determination. If instead, which it sounds like here, you believe you may have been overpaid, but it is not your fault, you can ask for a waiver of the overpayment and complete SSA Form 632, Request for Waiver of Overpayment Recovery. You also have the option of asking both for a reconsideration and waiver. The important thing is that you take timely action on this matter. If you worked with an attorney on your previously approved claim, I recommend reaching out to the same.
Q. how hard is it to collect ssdi at 62
A: Assuming you can establish that you do have severe medical conditions, one hurdle you will need to get over is proving that you cannot do your past relevant work. Unlike for a younger individual, once that is established, the kinds of jobs Social Security Administration will tell you to go get trained in now are narrowed. It is impossible to completely answer your question without more detail, but age does help.
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Burke Law, PLLC
Burlington, MA, USA
Telephone: (978) 880-7137
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