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Joseph D Capitan

Joseph D Capitan

America's Trusted Disability Insurance Lawyers
  • Social Security Disability
  • Pennsylvania
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Summary

JOSEPH D. CAPITAN is a co-founding partner of Abell & Capitan, Esq. and manages the firm’s Philadelphia, PA law office. Joe focuses his practice on long term disability, individual disability, short term disability, and Social Security disability insurance matters. He has successfully represented disabled individuals against insurance companies such as Cigna Group Insurance/Life Insurance Company of North America, Aetna, Hartford, Reliance Standard, Liberty Mutual, Guardian, MetLife, Sedgwick, Lincoln National Life, and more. Additionally, Mr. Captian handles Social Security disability hearings before Administrative Law Judges in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. He also handles Social Security disability cases pending before the Appeals Council. In 2006, Mr. Capitan earned his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law, where he was a research assistant. He earned his bachelor’s degree in English from Bucknell University in 2003.

Practice Area
  • Social Security Disability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Long Term Disability
  • ERISA Disability Claims
  • Individual Disability Insurance
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner, Attorney at Law
Abell & Capitan Law
- Current
Representing the disabled in long term disability, individual disability, and short term disability insurance claims.
Associate
Martin Law LLC
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Education
University of Miami School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Bucknell University
B.A. | English
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Awards
Pennsylvania Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Pennsylvania Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Pennsylvania Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Joseph Capitan has been listed as a Pennsylvania Rising Star since 2012.
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania Association for Justice
Member
Current
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Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member
Current
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Philadelphia Bar Association
Member
Current
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Speaking Engagements
Social Security Disability Boot Camp, Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania CLE
First of a five month series that will review how to identify a Social Security disability case, explain Social Security's standards of disability and its five-step process, and provide an overview of how to handle cases before an administrative law judge.
Appealing Partially Favorable SSDI Decisions, Social Security Disability: From Start to Finish, Philadelphia, PA
National Business Institute
Websites & Blogs
Website
Abell & Capitan Law
Contact & Map
Abell & Capitan Law
Louisville Office
Kentucky Office
6011 Browsboro Park Blvd
Suite A
Louisville, KY 40207
USA
Telephone: (502) 230-4659
Fax: (502) 206-2899
Abell & Capitan Law
Chadds Ford Office
225 Wilmington West Chester Pike
Ste 202
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
USA
Telephone: (267) 419-7888
Fax: (267) 270-2998
Abell & Capitan Law
1650 Market Street Floor 36
Philadelphia, PA 19103
USA
Telephone: (267) 419-7888
Fax: (267) 270-2998
Abell & Capitan Law
Newtown Square
18 Campus Blvd
Ste 100
Newtown Square, PA 19073
USA
Telephone: (610) 978-5434