PRACTICE

AREAS

Social Security Administration

 

Supplemental Security Income

 

Social Security Disability Insurance

 

Cases at: Office of Hearing Operations; Appeals Council and/or District Court.  

Business

Corporate Creation and Governance (California LLC's and Nonprofit)  

 

Contract formation and review

 

Document Review and Analysis

Veterans Administration

 

Service Connected Disability Compensation/Non-Service Connected Pension 

Cases at the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims 

 

Public Benefits

 

California State appeals related to: General Assistance, Medi-Cal, and/or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) 

Estate Planning

 

Wills

 

Trusts

 

Durable Power of Attorney

 

Advanced Health Care Directive

 

Special Needs Trust ​

THE LAW OFFICE OF MICHAEL WOLCHANSKY

Specializing in Administrative Law, Business Transactions and Estate Planning. 

 

WITH OVER TEN YEARS OF EXPERIENCE, THE 
 LAW OFFICE OF MICHAEL WOLCHANSKY 
IS HERE TO FIGHT FOR YOU.

 

Biography

MICHAEL WOLCHANSKY
MANAGING ATTORNEY 

Michael attended undergraduate school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and graduated in 2002 where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Personal Finance. He received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco and obtained Certificates of Specialization in Public Interest and Intellectual Property Law. He has been practicing law since 2006 and has worked at small firms, federal and non-profit organizations. 

Michael co-authored AB830 which added civil damages for violence based on gender equality and gender expression. This legislation was signed by Governor Jerry Brown in August 2015. 

He is admitted to practice in the State of California, United States Supreme Court, United States District Court Northern District of California,  United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, and Veterans Administration and the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

He volunteers with the San Francisco Bar Association Volunteer Legal Services Program, AIDS Legal Referral Panel and the National Veterans Legal Services Program-Pro-Bono Veterans Consortium. 

Michael also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Non Profits: QUIL- (Queers United for Intersectional Liberation ((formerly Groundswell Institute)) and Spectra Project.  He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of: California Conference of Bar Associations; Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom Foundation, Pride Law Fund and American Constitution Society and was the founder and inaugural president of the Golden Gate University Chapter of the American Constitution Society. 

He was a speaker for the American Bar Association Continuing Legal Education course: Social Security Disability Hearings: Proving Mental Health on April 10, 2018. A copy of the program can be found here

 

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