Maria Bermudez is an attorney and legal consultant assisting disabled individuals nationwide, including the U.S. territories. She focuses her practice on disability advocacy in the areas of Social Security disability and Long-Term disability under private policies.
Over the last fourteen years, she has held positions with the federal government, an international defense firm, plaintiff's firm and currently operates her own practice - Law Office of Maria E. Bermudez, LLC doing business as Disability Advocacy Group. Before practicing law, she served as a law clerk in the Family Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey. Ms. Bermudez has spent considerable time volunteering for community outreach programs, as well as writing for a number of publications including the American Bar Association’s Law Practice Today and The Legal Intelligencer.
Ms. Bermudez served as the Philadelphia Bar Association's 2017 Chair of the Government and Public Service Lawyers Committee; 2015 Chair of the Young Lawyers Division and Co-Chair of the Social Security Disability Committee. She is on the Board of the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania and previously served as the secretary on the Board of Directors for Friends of Farmworkers. In 2015, she was selected as a Diverse Attorney of the Year by the The Legal Intelligencer and in 2013, she was selected as a Lawyer on the Fast Track by The Legal Intelligencer. She's a current member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives.
In 2007, Ms. Bermudez earned her law degree from Delaware Law School. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Rosemont College in 2003. Ms. Bermudez is licensed to practice in all Federal courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. She is NJ State Certified Bilingual Spanish/English.