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      Freddrick "Freddie" Effinger


Freddie spent the majority of his diverse legal career working as a Social Security Administration  attorney, gaining  knowledge and expertise in all aspects of the Social Security disability program. After nine years with SSA, Freddie began representing clients in all disability and non-disability matters and truly found his stride.  With more than a decade of experience helping clients and having won more than $1,000,000 in benefits, Freddie Effinger and Effinger Law are ready for your case and cannot wait to help you get your benefits. 

Areas of Practice: Social Security Disability 

Specialties: Overpayments / Federal Appeals


University of Alabama School of Law, J.D. (2008)

Oberlin College, B.A. (2005)

Bar Admissions: 

Alabama (2009)

Northern District of Alabama (2009)

Relevant Experience: 

University of Alabama School of law - Adjunct Professor

Disability Law - August 2023

Effinger Law - Owner/Attorney - July 2021 - Present

Friedman Law Firm - Attorney - Nov. 2019 - Jul. 2021

Social Security Administration - Attorney - Sept. 2010 - Nov. 2019

Jefferson County DA's Office - Deputy DA - Jan. 2010 - Sept. 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships: 

Birmingham Bar Association (2020)

National Organization of Social Security Representatives (NOSSCR)(2019)

Magic City Bar Association (2021)

Registered Mediator with Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution (2019)


Let’s Work Together

PO Box 1441

Birmingham, AL 35201

Tel: 205 401 0350

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