Walter Blakeney

Associate Attorney

    Attorney Information

    Walter BlakeneyWalter A. Blakeney was born in Mobile, Alabama in 1981. He graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Criminology and Political Science. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Valparaiso University School of Law. He is licensed to practice in the state of Alabama, all Federal Courts in Alabama and the Federal Court for the Northern District of Florida. He has been an attorney with Brock & Stout since 2007, exclusively handling Social Security cases since 2009. He is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR).

    Education

    • Juris Doctor, Valparaiso University School of Law

    Bar Admission Info

    • Alabama

    Professional Memberships Info

    • nosscr-member

    Brock & Stout Offices Served

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    Blogs Reviewed by Walter Blakeney

    Your Work History is Important When Filing for Disability

    To determine eligibility for Social Security disability benefits (SSDI), the Social Security Administration (SSA) needs to know the details of an applicant’s medical condition and of their work history. You may wonder why the SSA cares about your work history. A review of the process the SSA goes through to… read more →

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    Receiving Social Security Disability for Hearing Loss

    According to statistics by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), 14% (27.7 million) of adults ages 20-69 have reported some trouble with hearing. Hearing loss can occur at birth, gradually develop, or happen suddenly because of illness or injury. Medical advances in recent years, such as… read more →

    Social Security Disability - Claim Denied

    3 Tips for Appealing an SSDI Rejection

    Have you applied for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and received a rejection? You are not alone. Many applications for disability benefits get rejected in the initial phase. Many applications get rejected initially because of incomplete documentation supporting the application or mistakes made by the Social Security Administration (SSA). Because… read more →

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