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Jennifer Modell - Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh Social Security Disability (SSD) Lawyer
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Updated 8/31/2012

Caroselli Beachler McTiernan & Conboy, L.L.C.

20 Stanwix Street
Seventh Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4802

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Jennifer Modell Overview

Attorney Jennifer Modell graduated with honors from the University of Chicago in 1985 with a degree in linguistics. She obtained a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law in 1991 where she was on the Dean's list. She is licensed to practice in all Pennsylvania State and Federal Courts, New York State, and in any Social Security Court throughout the United States.

Attorney Modell has been working with disabled clients since 2005 and has represented social security claimants in hearings before Administrative Law Judges, at the Appeals Council and in Federal District Court.  She currently focuses her practice in Social Security Disability and Veteran's Benefits.

Attorney Modell has also practiced in the fields of criminal defense, immigration and civil rights law. In addition, Attorney Modell headed the Rhode Island Disability Law Center's Brain Injury Project and was instrumental in developing legislation to fund services for individuals with traumatic brain injuries. She also taught Immigration Law and Business Law courses at the Long Island University of New York.

She is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association Social Security Practitioners Committee and the National Organization of Social Security Representatives (NOSSCR). Ms. Modell is a passionate and committed advocate for disabled people. Her clients appreciate her compassion and perseverance in pursuing their Social Security Disability claims.

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Practice Areas

  • Social Security Disability (SSD)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Veteran's Benefits

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania

Other Affiliations

  • Allegheny County Bar Association (Social Security Practitioners' Committee)
  • National Organization of Social Security Representatives (NOSSCR)


  • Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1991
  • University of Chicago, 1985

Classes and Seminars

  • Immigration Law, Long Island University, New York
  • Business Law, Long Island University, New York
  • Pro-Bono Seminars, Williams University School of Law, Rhode Island
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20 Stanwix Street
Seventh Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4802


412-664-1180 (Local)
866-466-5789 (Toll Free)


412- 391-7453


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