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Jessica M. Friedman


Areas of Practice

  • Social Security Disability

  • Veterans Disability Compensation

  • Railroad Retirement Disability

  • Estate and Business Planning

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama (2008)

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama (2009)

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (2011)

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (2017)


  • University of Alabama Law School, LL.M. in Taxation (2017)

  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D. (2008)

  • Brandeis University, B.A. (2005)

  • The American College, CLU (2023)

Jessica M. Friedman


Ms. Friedman advises clients on Social Security Disability matters, providing independent, informed counsel to individuals on the legal aspects of their disability claims. Ms. Friedman also assists Veterans in their claims for disability compensation from the Department of Veteran's Affairs.

Ms. Friedman holds a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Alabama. She advises insurers and individuals on business and estate planning issues.

Prior to working at Friedman Law Firm, Ms. Friedman had a Clerkship with the Honorable Judge W. Keith Watkins of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama from 2008 to 2009.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Birmingham Bar Association

  • Alabama Bar Association

  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, Member

  • National Organization of Veterans Advocates, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • The Women's Foundation of Alabama - Board of Directors, 2021 to present

  • Alabama Bar Association Lawyer Assistance Program Committee, 2020 to present

  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Executive Leadership Team, Man and Woman of the Year Campaign, 2019-2021

Firm News

Understanding Eligibility for Railroad Disability Annuity

Question: I Can't Work, Why Can't I Get Disability Benefits??

Appealing Social Security Denial: Your SSDI Hearing

Working While Applying for Disability