Meet the Abbott Law Firm Team

Disability Attorney James L. Abbott, Jr. has practiced law since 1998 and has helped many people with Social Security problems get their benefits. James Abbott has worked on all levels of Social Security appeals. James Abbott has also studied medical problems so he can better understand his clients and help them get the benefits that they deserve.

He has also practiced in the areas of criminal, family, civil and personal injury. Plus, he has helped people with DWIs, drug chargers and other criminal cases. James Abbott feels that sometimes good people find themselves on the wrong side of the law, and when they do, he's there to help them. Some people have been injured by the negligence of others. He has helped people collect money they need from insurance companies when they have been injured in car wrecks. He has worked on many civil cases and tried cases in court.

When Abbott Law Firm was started, a committment to helping the clients with their legal problems was made. Clients get a cell phone number to call so they always have a way to contact Abbott Law Firm in case of any emergency.

No matter what your legal problem is, Abbott Law Firm can either help you, or refer you to someone who can. Call us first.

James Abbott is a member of the Amarillo Bar Association, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives.

Heald Business College (California, A.A. Accounting 1992)
West Texas A&M University (B.A. Political Science 1995)
Texas Tech University (J.D. Law 1997)
Attended West Texas A&M University 2001 to current (Studying Biology, Studying for Medical School)
Took MCAT 2006
He has taken classes in, among other things, Biology, Physics, Organic Chemistry, Microbiology, Pathophysiology and Anatomy & Physiology.

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Brenda manages our office and is responsible for SSA appeals. What would we do without her?! Brenda has worked over 10 years as a legal assistant for two different attorneys. She has experience in preparing motions in family matters, divorce cases, criminal cases and civil litigation. She has helped in the preparation of discovery in civil case, plus has helped prepare Social Security cases from the initial filing through all levels of appeal.

Education: West Texas A&M University (B.A. Criminal Justice 1996)

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Myra is our telephone contact specialist. She is responsible for completing SSA forms over the telephone and internet. You may contact her directly at

Mary Ann is our legal assistant. She is responsible for medical record and file maintenance. She also assists clients in completing their paperwork and follows up with Social Security. You may contact her directly at