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Maria E. Bermudez

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Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Phone:
215-268-7646
888-229-6467
Fax:
267-765-2034
Email:

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MARIA E. BERMUDEZ is an associate at Martin Law and focuses her practice on Social Security Disability and Long-Term Disability (ERISA). Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Bermudez practiced at an international defense firm litigating insurance matters in the areas of life, health, disability and ERISA claims. Previously, she served as a law clerk in the Family Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey. Ms. Bermudez spends considerable time volunteering for community outreach programs, as well as writing for a number of publications including The American Bar Association’s Law Practice Today and The Legal Intelligencer.

Ms. Bermudez is a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association and serves as the 2015 Chair-Elect of the Young Lawyers Division and Co-Chair of the Social Security Disability Committee. She is also a member of the Minority Bar Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and was recently appointed to PBA’s Board of Governors as a Zone 1 Delegate. She is an associate board member of the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania. Ms. Bermudez is the secretary on the Board of Directors for Friends of Farmworkers. In September of 2013, she was selected as a Lawyer on the Fast Track by The Legal Intelligencer.

In 2007, Ms. Bermudez earned her law degree from Widener University School of Law. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Rosemont College in 2003. Ms. Bermudez is admitted to practice in State and Federal courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She is NJ State Certified Bilingual Spanish/English.

Areas of Practice

  • Social Security Disability

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2008
  • New Jersey, 2009

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware
    • J.D. - May, 2007
  • Rosemont College, Rosemont, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - May, 2003
    • Major: Sociology

Published Works

Honors and Awards

  • Pennsylvania Rising Star, 2012 - 2014
  • Lawyers on the Fast Track

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Chair Elect
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Minorities in the Profession
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania, Board Member
  • Friends of Farmworkers - Board of Directors, Secretary
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, Member
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Previous Names

  • Maria Bermudez-Harris

Languages

  • Spanish