John M. Sweeney, Esq. (Social Security Disability)
The most recent addition to the Augulis Firm, John joined us in May of 2015. A lifelong Philadelphian, John obtained his B.A., magna cum laude, from Temple University in 2006. He was also a member of the National Political Honors Society, Pi Sigma Alpha. John then attended Widener University School of Law (now Delaware Law School) where he earned his J.D. in 2011.
While at Widener, John was an active member of the Moot Court Honor Society, and had the pleasure of service as the Vice President of Interscholastic Competitions while in his final year at the school. He was also sent to represent Widener at the Tulane University Mardi Gras Invitational Sports Law Competition, in both 2010 and 2011. His teams made the semi-finals and the quarter finals, respectively. John is admitted to practice in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
John began his legal career in 2012 with a social security disability and veterans disability firm in Southern New Jersey. There, John practiced exclusively in the area of Social Security disability, helping disabled workers secure much deserved disability payments in the form of SSD and SSI. He was also the attorney responsible for handling the children’s SSI cases. While at the firm, he also worked with South Jersey Legal Services to assist indigent clients with their children’s SSI cases.
John brings with him a wealth of knowledge with regards to Social Security, and is also active in both the Estate Planning and Elder Law disciplines within the firm. He is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR) as well as the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.