Suzanne Harris, Esq.

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For more than 30 years, Suzanne Harris has been helping the disenfranchised with their Social Security issues. Suzanne was a lead attorney in Social Security and other public benefits litigation for nearly 20 years in legal services programs in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Florida. Suzanne formed the law firm in 1995, and Peter Helwig joined the firm in 1999. Suzanne and her staff are committed to providing personal and experienced service to every one of her clients. Harris & Helwig has continuously served clients from its offices at Christina Cove Office Park, 6700 South Florida Avenue, in Lakeland, since 1995

Area of Practice
Social Security Disability Law Administrative Hearing & Adjudication Disability

Bar Admissions
Florida, 1986 Massachusetts, 1977 Connecticut, 1978 U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1986 U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1986 U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 1986 U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1986 U.S. Supreme Court, 1990

Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts Degree: J.D., 1976 Denison University, Granville, Ohio Degree: B.S., 1972

Past Employments
Florida Rural Legal Services, Head of Benefits Unit, 1986-1995 Western Mass Legal Services, Attorney, 1967-1985