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Albuquerque's Choice for Social Security Disability & Civil Representation

We provide experienced legal representation for workers seeking short-term and long-term disability benefits from Social Security, and offer help through each step of the process, from initial applications to hearings by the Federal Court. In addition, we also serve clients regarding personal injuries, wills, and offer expertise in civil litigation.

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About Decker Griffel, LLC - Albuquerque Law Office

The attorneys at Decker Griffel, LLC, have the experience and drive to aggressively pursue your legal issues.

The firm is owned and operated by attorneys, Benjamin Decker and Lindsay Griffel, who collectively have over 26 years of legal experience. They spent their formative years working for well-respected regional and national firms focusing on civil litigation, jury trials, administrative proceedings, and transactions. Ben and Lindsay carried that experience and knowledge with them to form Decker Griffel, LLC, and have devoted the five years since to constantly elevating their skills and practice to deliver favorable results for their clients. The Firm’s dozens of glowing reviews and testimonials from clients reflect that Decker Griffel, LLC, delivers. Additionally, Ben and Lindsay are both AV® Preeminent™ peer-review rated attorneys on Martindale-Hubbell, further demonstrating their excellent legal abilities and high ethical standards.

Decker Griffel, LLC, is pleased to serve the diverse administrative, civil litigation, and transactional needs of individuals and businesses across a range of areas of legal practice.

We represent individuals in their claims and appeals for Social Security Disability benefits, Personal Injury, Long-Term Disability Benefits, PERA disability Benefits, and other civil torts like breach of contract. Decker Griffel, LLC, handles all stages of these claims before New Mexico state and federal courts and governmental agencies, including to conduct pre-suit investigations, prepare settlement demands, prepare and file initial applications and complaints, conduct discovery, pursue pre- and post-judgment motions, attend hearings and arbitration, mediation, and settlement proceedings, conduct bench and jury trials, collect on judgments, and pursue appeals. We also offer estate planning services including drafting wills, trusts, transfers on death deaths, advanced health care directives, and powers of attorney.

Decker Griffel, LLC, also serves the civil litigation and transactional needs of businesses (from sole proprietors to international corporations) in a diverse array of industries, including, for example, auto and retail sales, banking, construction, health and medicine, manufacturing, logging, real estate, and education. To that end, Decker Griffel, LLC, represents plaintiff and defendant businesses in all stages of civil litigation, including to defend them against claims for torts and violations of the New Mexico Unfair Practices Act, auto liability, personal injury, premises liability, worker’s compensation, and employment discrimination. As plaintiff’s counsel, Decker Griffel, LLC’s helps businesses pursue their commercial claims involving contract disputes, collections and foreclosures, and trademark infringement.

Decker Griffel, LLC, also assists businesses with their transactional needs, including by, for example, drafting, negotiating and reviewing contracts, preparing UCC filing statements and continuances, registering trademarks, and preparing mechanics’ and materialmen’s liens.

The attorneys at Decker Griffel, LLC, are all licensed to practice law in the New Mexico state courts, the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District Court of New Mexico, and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Benjamin and Lindsay are also members of the Montana State Bar. Benjamin is a member of the Arizona State Bar.

We Can Help You at Any Stage of Your Case

We are accepting new cases. Contact us today to request a free consultation. We can help you or your business start from scratch or pick up where you (or your former attorney) left off. We are experienced with:
  • Filing applications and appeals for Social Security and Long-term Disability benefits
  • Filing and answering Complaints and other pleadings
  • Motion practice
  • Interrogatories, Requests for Production, Requests for Admissions, Depositions, & Subpoenas
  • Bench and Jury Trials
  • Settlement, Mediation, and Arbitration
  • Disability Hearings
  • Pursuing Appeals, including in federal district court

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Please call us at (505) 227-8477 to get started.

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