Linda Cosme
Vice President, Disability Policy & Strategy

Linda focuses on evaluating disability sector trends, threats, and opportunities to drive strategic planning and implementation of improved operational processes. She identifies and refines the actions and activities that we perform for clients by blending disability law with analytics.

Linda brings a unique multifaceted perspective that includes experience with the Disability Determination Services (Initial, Reconsideration, Continuing Disability Review, and Quality Assurance), SSA’s Office of General Counsel (Federal Court), program expertise from the Disability Quality Branch (pre-effectuation and targeted case reviews), and the Appeals Council (reviewing ALJ decisions, policy assessments, and data analytics). On the advocacy side, Linda has represented clients at Community Legal Services of Philadelphia and in private practice at every level through the Courts of Appeal. She provides pro bono services to national stakeholders.

Linda received a JD from Saint Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, TX, Master’s degree in Management (Webster University), Master’s in Psychology (University of West Georgia), and Bachelor’s degree. She is admitted to practice law in Arizona, Georgia, and in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

About Citizens Disability, LLC:

Since 2010, Citizens Disability has been America’s premier Social Security Disability Insurance institution. Our services include helping people in applying for SSDI benefits, managing the process through Reconsideration, and representing people in person at their Hearing, and if necessary, bringing their case to the Appeals Council. Our mission is to give a voice to the millions of Americans who are disabled and unable to work, helping them receive the Social Security Disability benefits to which they may be entitled. Learn more about us and disability benefits like SSDI & SSI or give us a call at (800) 492-3260.

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Why Choose Citizens Disability?


Not only did Citizens Disability help me get accepted on to disability payments, a year later when it was time for me to be put on Medicare, they contacted me repeatedly. At first I didn’t know why, but when I finally got back to them they had an insurance expert compare plans to find me the best option. This was included in my original fee! Outstanding service all the way around.
Charles E., Ohio

They’re very easy to work with. They were informative in this process. It was nice to have them on my side going through this situation. I’m glad to say with their help I came to a successful conclusion. Thank you Citizens Disability.

Joseph G., Tennessee

Professional, understanding & patient. They got me more than I thought I would get. It took less time to get my benefits. Definitely recommend them to get the help you need.

Julie T., Wisconsin

They basically held my hand throughout the whole process. Kept me informed, up-to-date, and quickly answered any of my questions They were relentless. Filed two appeals before my Hearing was finally held. My Disability Claim was approved with no problems. Thank you very much Citizen Disability!

Dana F., Maryland

Citizens Disability really does fight for you. They are fair and efficient. Most importantly they get the job done to this client’s satisfaction. Great work Citizens Disability!!

Andy B., Ohio

I couldn’t be happier than I am right now. I’ve tried to get disability years ago, and then I contacted Citizens Disability and they were able to help me and the judge came back with a fully favorable decision on my behalf. I couldn’t have won this without the help of everyone at Citizens Disability. Awesome company and support from all. I can’t thank you enough.

Laura T., Idaho

One step at a time, Citizens never gave up keeping me informed thru the entire process. Even when I became discouraged Citizens would lighten my load with new and promising information. Citizens is highly recommended by me. Excellent work, excellent results. Job well done. A thousand thank-you(s) to the entire team at Citizens Disability.

Vanice B., North Carolina

Citizens Disability was a life saver. I hired them after I appealed my denial. They were very attentive and kept me informed about my case every step of the way. They won my case and I would refer anyone to them because they give excellent service!!!

Robyn S., California

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Getting our clients the benefits they deserve.

We Work Tirelessly For Our Clients

We work relentlessly to get our clients the benefits they deserve… and it shows! Citizens Disability clients received over $1.5 BILLION in SSDI & SSI payments just last year alone!

We get results – over 100,000 wins for our clients, and counting!
Over 90% of our clients win benefits when they complete the process with us!
Our advocates have over 500 years of experience working on SSDI cases!
Applicants have an over 3x better chance of getting approved with an advocate!