Social Security Disability Lawyers
Personal Injury Lawyers* & Workers’ Compensation Lawyers*
Eric A. Shore
President/Managing Attorney, since January 1, 1999 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Areas of Practice:
Social Security Disability, Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation
- Bar Admissions:
New Jersey, 1994
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1995
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May, 1994 Juris Doctor
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, May, 1991
Major: Philosophy B.A.
- Classes/Seminars Taught:
Social Security Disability and SSI, The Peoples Law School, Philadelphia, PA, 2003
Dennis J. Gruenke, Esq. was selected as Main Line Today’s “Personal Injury Attorney of the Year” in 2007. He is a 1987 graduate of Villanova University, where he double majored in Political Science and History. He received his law degree in 1990 from the University of Maryland, School of Law. He was admitted to the Maryland State Bar in 1990 and to the Pennsylvania State Bar in 1991. Mr. Gruenke practices in both state courts and federal courts, and is a member of three local bar associations: Lehigh, Montgomery and Delaware.
Graham F. Baird, Esq. is an experienced employment lawyer in Philadelphia in the areas of civil rights, workplace discrimination and wrongful termination, and police misconduct and malfeasance. Graham is also a passionate consumer advocate handling matters involving fraud arising out of the sale and marketing of household goods, real estate and motor vehicles. He also handles cases involving unlawful and illegal debt collection and credit reporting practices. Graham earned his J.D. from Temple University and his B.A. from Washington State University. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the District of New Jersey and the Middle District of Pennsylvania. He joined the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore in 2015.
Scott K. Johnson, Esq. is an experienced employment litigator in Philadelphia in the areas of employment discrimination, wage & hour violations, and federal whistleblower claims. Scott is also a dedicated advocate for parents of disabled children in special education disputes with school districts. He also handles class action and other complex litigation involving consumer fraud, defective products, false advertising, and systemetic employment discrimination. Scott earned his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and his B.A. and M.P.A. from the University of Washington, Seattle. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and California, the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Northern District of California, Eastern District of California, Central District of California, Southern District of California, and the District of Colorado, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He joined the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore in 2017.
Lisa Cunningham, Esq. is a managing associate at the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore. Her practice focuses on Social Security Disability and Veterans Disability Benefits. Lisa earned her law degree from the University of Baltimore, where she received the Dean’s Citation Award for Outstanding Achievement. Lisa is a member of the New York City Bar Association’s Disability Law Committee. She is licensed to practice law in New York State.
Jo Ann Kelton, Esq. received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from West Chester University in 1990, and her law degree from Villanova University School of Law in 1993. She is also a Registered Nurse and graduated from Abington Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1974. She is admitted to the bars of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. In addition to representing disabled claimants, Jo Ann is also a Chester County representative to SEPTA’s Citizens Advisory Committee, a member of the Executive Committee, and Chair of the Railroad Subcommittee. She is a proud mother of four daughters and grandmother of three.
Alexa L. Guarni, Esq. received a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Temple University in 2012. In 2015, she graduated from Delaware Law School with her Juris Doctor. Currently, Alexa is an associate at the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore, practicing Workers’ Compensation and Employment Discrimination.
Alexis Franklin, Esq. received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Stanford University in 2005 , and her law degree from Rutgers Law in 2016. Her practice focuses on workplace harassment and discrimination, wrongful termination, and civil rights. Prior to joining the Law Offices of Eric Shore, Alexis gained legal experience in both the public and private sector. She is licensed to practice in the state of New Jersey.
Michael A. Shore, Esq. is the proud father of Eric A. Shore. Prior to becoming Of Counsel to the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore, Mr. Shore had extensive legal experience as a partner in the law firm of Bobrin Shore and Newman. He has practiced law for more than 45 years in the Philadelphia area focusing primarily on personal injury, workers compensation and social security disability law. Mr. Shore has been admitted to the bars of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and has been a member of the Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Bar Associations. He received his law degree from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Law in 1965.
Allan S. Meltzer, Esq. received his undergraduate degree in Finance from American University, and his law degree from New York Law School in 1992. Allan has been a hearing attorney with the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore since 2008. He has represented over one thousand claimants in Social Security Disability hearings and is a passionate advocate for his clients.
Gabrielle Muller, Esq. received her undergraduate degree from Yeshiva University and Stern College. She earned her law degree from Cardoza School of Law. Gabrielle is licensed to practice in New York and New Jersey. She joined the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore in May 2009.
Jennifer L. Ruth, Esq. received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Mansfield University, and her law degree from Widener University School of Law in 2003. She is admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Jennifer has been representing disabled and injured individuals for over ten years, specifically representing over one thousand Claimant’s in Social Security Disability hearings, as well as Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury claims. She is also an experienced employment lawyer, representing individuals in Civil Rights, Workplace Discrimination and Wrongful Termination matters. Jennifer has been an attorney with the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore since 2015 and is a passionate advocate for her clients.
G. Evan Jones, Esq. received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky and his law degree from Drexel University. Prior to joining our firm, he represented hundreds of disabled claimants in hearings before Administrative Law Judges of the Social Security Administration. Evan supervises the Social Security Department and continues to help disabled individuals receive the benefits they deserve.
Toni L. Telles, Esq. is an experienced employment lawyer in New Jersey in the areas of workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination and wage and hour issues. She also practices civil rights law, including police misconduct. Ms. Telles is admitted to practice law in New Jersey, as well as the United States District Court of New Jersey. Ms. Telles is a member of the New Jersey Association of Justice and a former Chair of the New Jersey Lawyers Guild, New Jersey Chapter. She earned her J.D. from Rutgers – Camden School of Law and her B.A. from Rutgers University, where she graduated summa cum laude. Ms. Telles joined the firm in 2016.
Linda M. Lopez, Esq. is an experienced litigator handling workers’ compensation and a variety of disability claims. She has devoted her career to advocating for the rights of injured and disabled people. Linda earned her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law, and her B.A. from Moravian College. She is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the District of New Jersey. She is also accredited to represent veterans in their claims before the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. She joined the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore in 2017.
*Attorneys at the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore handle Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claims throughout the United States. Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, and other types of cases are handled in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland only.