Meet Georgia Disability Attorney Anjel Burgess from Burgess & Christensen

Attorney Anjel F. Burgess has carved a niche in the legal realm, combining her profound understanding of medical science with her passion for law to champion the rights of those seeking disability benefits. Her journey to law wasn’t direct; initially aspiring to be a doctor, she found her true calling in the legal field. However, her role today is within the medical world. Anjel jokes about being an “unlicensed doctor who’s a lawyer,” a testament to her deep engagement with medical records and advocacy for her clients.

What truly sets Anjel Burgess apart in her clients’ eyes is the remarkable combination of empathy and experience she brings to every case. From the first interaction, clients are met with care and understanding that goes well beyond the norm. Anjel and her team dedicate themselves to hearing and genuinely listening to the unique stories, concerns, and challenges each client faces. This compassionate approach, coupled with a commitment to transparency and honesty, ensures that clients are heard and thoroughly informed about their legal journey ahead. This blend of personal touch and professional integrity not only achieves results but also builds trust and confidence, making Anjel a standout in her field.

A Problem Solver at Heart

Anjel stands out for her legal insight and her intrinsic desire to solve problems, especially for those whose needs are often overlooked. With a Master’s degree in Gerontology and a background in pre-med, she brings a unique perspective to the practice of disability law. This combination of qualifications enables her to delve deep into the medical aspects of her cases, ensuring that the impact of a client’s condition on their daily life is communicated and understood in the complex proceedings of the Social Security Administration.

Empathy and Experience

Clients and colleagues are often most impressed by Anjel’s ability to secure positive outcomes and the genuine care and empathy she and her team exhibit from the first interaction. Her approach involves actively listening to her clients, understanding their concerns, and preparing them for the road ahead, highlighting potential challenges honestly and clearly.

Strategic Approach to Disability Cases

Anjel’s strategy for handling disability cases involves meticulously reviewing each case file and identifying potential weaknesses that could lead to a denial. She then collaborates closely with clients to develop compelling arguments to address these challenges. With more than a decade of dedicated experience, her experience in persuading examiners and judges of her client’s needs is unparalleled.

A Voice in the Community

Anjel’s commitment extends beyond the courtroom. She is a valued speaker, contributing her insights to various organizations within the legal and medical fields. Her role on the board of directors for several nonprofit organizations, including The Hypersomnia Foundation and Clubhouse Atlanta, further underscores her dedication to service. Through her podcast, The DisabiliTEA, Anjel fosters open discussions about disability, advocating for greater awareness and support. Her contributions to the field have not gone unnoticed, with recognition from peers in publications such as Super Lawyers and Georgia Trend Magazine and high praise from clients on platforms like Avvo.

Educational and Professional Background

  • Bar Admission: Georgia
  • Education: J.D. from Georgia State University College of Law, M.A. in Gerontology from the University of South Florida, and B.S. in Zoology/Pre-Med from North Carolina State University.
  • Memberships: Georgia Bar Association, National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives, Cobb Bar Association.

Honors and Recognitions

Anjel’s excellence in her field is reflected in her numerous accolades, including recognition from 2019-2024 as a Super Lawyer and a perfect 10/10 rating on Avvo.

Find Out How Burgess & Christensen Can Help with Your Case

Navigating the complexities of disability law requires not just an understanding of legal principles but a compassionate advocate who understands the medical intricacies of your case. Attorney Anjel F. Burgess embodies this blend of experience and empathy, offering hope and guidance to those in need. If you require assistance with Social Security Disability call Burgess & Christensen today at 770-422-8111 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with a dedicated advocate for your rights.