About Disability Support Services

Disability Support Services is located in Baltimore, Maryland. We employ a team of highly trained case managers who will assist you through every step of the Social Security disability process. However, that isn’t the most important thing about us. It isn’t just our expertise, it is our dedication. We take the time to know the details of your case. Our main goal is to ease your mind that you are in good hands. Your case is important to us. You will never feel like just a number.

We strive to work towards getting our clients the disability benefits that they need. Our team understands that no two cases are alike. We endeavor to give you the personalized attention you require. Everyone works toward the same end goal. Moreover, we understand the process of achieving approval differs from one person to another. With over 20 years of experience, DSS offers its clients the knowledge and experience to adapt to any situation and meet its objective.

One of the best things about us is that we have a whole team of attorneys and disability representatives who specialize in Social Security Disability law. Many people think it is best to hire a law firm. Unfortunately, many offices, while they may have the manpower to handle your case, do not have extensive experience in this particular field.

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Our Team

DSSMD - Team Member - Yolanda Darby-Richardson

Yolanda Darby-Richardson
Senior Attorney

Yolanda Darby-Richardson graduated summa cum laude from the University of North Carolina Charlotte and the University of Maryland School of Law. She was admitted to the Maryland Bar in November 2001. She has dedicated her practice to helping the people of Maryland help themselves for over 20 years. More than 15 of those years have been focused exclusively on Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income cases, representing claimants nationwide. When she is not in court she enjoys time with her family, gardening and finding something new to build with her power tools.

DSSMD - Team Member - Amber Hrica

Amber Hrica

Amber Hrica graduated from Patterson High School in 2005. She started working for Disability Support Services in early 2006 and left for a short period and returned in 2012. She has been with the company for almost 15 years in total. She is dedicated to helping people with their Social Security cases and giving them the assistance and support they may need through the long process. When she is not in the office she enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching her son play baseball and going out doors when the weather is nice.

DSSMD - Team Member - Thrish Hanley

Trish Hanley
Office Manager

Thrish Hanley started working for Disability Support Services in 2011 and has been with the company for 13 years. She has worked in various positions in the company over the years and is currently the Office Manager. She is very dedicated to her clients and enjoys explaining the process to them so they are aware of what happens at every step. When she is not in the office she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and shopping for great deals.

What Makes DSS the Right Choice?

Besides our extensive experience in the Social Security legal field, our team is fully certified. We have the all the required Social Security Administration’s certifications. DSS also belongs to accredited National Organizations, including the NOSSCR (National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives) and the NADR (National Association of Disability Representatives)

The benefit of hiring Disability Support Services, Inc. (DSS) is we offer the best representation team in Maryland for Social Security disability claims. We only practice in this state. This gives us the ability to concentrate on your case, giving you the advantage. What’s more, because we only work in Maryland, we are familiar with the state’s legal processes and distinctions.

Because this is the only law that we practice we give you the attention your case deserves. Come to us for anything from filling out the initial application to filing any necessary appeals and handling your hearing in front of an Administrative Law Judge.

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