Chris R. Borgia, Esq. won his first dsability case against the SSA while still in law school when a close relative who was severely disabled was denied multiple times. Mr. Borgia graduated from the University of Miami School of Law and founded Social Security Disability Law Firm, P.A. to focus his skills on the exclusive representation of the disabled. Mr. Borgia brings both his legal skills and the kind of knowledge that can only come through personal experience.

In 2014, Mr. Borgia was named as one of the “Top 100 Lawyers” in the field of Social Security Disability Law by the National Advocates Foundation. Mr. Borgia also served as Adjunct Professor at Florida International University’s Legal Studies Institute and is a frequent lecturer at the School of Law on Social Security Disability Law.

Law Bar Admissions

    • State of Florida, The Florida Bar
    • U.S. Federal District Courts
    • Southern District (Miami/FTL)
    • Middle District (Orlando/Tampa)
    • Northern District (Jacksonville)

 

Professional Memberships

    • The Florida Bar
    • American Bar Association
    • American Trial Lawyer’s Assoc.
    • Middle District (Orlando/Tampa)
    • Broward County Bar Association
    • Palm Beach County Bar Assoc.
    • National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives

 

 

Educational Background

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF LAW,Coral Gables, FL
(J.D.) Juris Doctor, cum laude

    • University of Miami Inter-American Law Review
    • Moot Court Board
    • Dean's Fellow
    • Honors Council
    • Phi Delta Phi Honors
    • Dean's List
    • Litigations Skills Honors Recipient
    • Who’s Who of American Law Students

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, Miami, FL,
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Graduated With Honors

    • Graduated with Honors/Dean’s List
    • Pre-Law Honors Society
    • President of the FIU Law Association
    • Judicial Affairs Committee

MIAMI-DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Miami, FL

Associate of Arts in Pre-Law

Legal Experience


SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY LAW FIRM, P.A.,
President and CEO
Current owner and chief litigator of the law firm dedicated to representing the disabled in matters before the Social Security Administration and the Federal Government throughout Florida.


FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, Miami, FL,
Adjunct Professor of Law
Legal Studies Institute
Law professor on topics such as: disability, personal injury and torts law.


FOWLER WHITE BURNETT, P.A., Miami, FL,
Civil Trial Attorney
Handled all aspects of business and commercial litigations matters in state and federal courts.


THIRD DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL (3d DCA), Miami, FL,Law Clerk to the Honorable Gerald Cope


OFFICE OF THE STATE ATTORNEY, Miami, FL,
Criminal Prosecutor
Assisted in criminal prosecutions in the juvenile and felony trial divisions.


SUPREME COURT OF FLORIDA, Miami, FL, Special Advocate
Court Appointed Special Advocate and Guardian Ad LitemLegal advocate for abused and neglected children.

Details

SpecialitySocial Security Disability Law
AccredationsAmongst Top 100 Lawyers By National Advocates
Principal OfficeSocial Security Disability Law Firm, P.A.
Chris R. Borgia, Esq.
4000 Ponce de Leon Blvd.,
Suite 470Coral Gables,
FL 33146
Ft. LauderdaleSatellite Office
Chris R. Borgia, Esq.
500 E. Broward Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale,
FL 33309
954-889-4371
Palm BeachSatellite Office
2385 NW Executive
Center Drive
Boca Raon,
Florida 33431954-889-4371