Cross-post: I’m currently a divorce attorney. I’ve been practicing for two years - one as an employment attorney and one as a divorce attorney. I recently received an offer to work as a ssi/ssdi attorney and I’m thinking about taking it. I would be advocating for people who were denied ssi/ssdi benefits. In the next year or two, I would like to go solo. Should I continue at my organization doing divorce law or do ssi/ssdi work? Any advice from ssi/ssdi/divorce attorneys is welcomed.

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Why not do both when you go solo

That’s an option. I don’t have any experience with ssdi work, so maybe the question should be - should I accept this offer to get that experience and then do both divorce law and ssdi when I go solo? I’ve heard negative things about ssdi though, so I’m looking for advice from people who have practiced in that area

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