We do not request reimbursement of costs
(such as repayment for obtaining medical records)
from veterans nor from people who suffer from multiple sclerosis.

Kelly C. Connelly, Esq., Ph.D.

Of Counsel

Dr. Kelly C. Connelly works in an Of Counsel capacity with Chermol & Fishman. For more than ten years, she served as an Assistant Regional Counsel in SSA’s OGC, both in Philadelphia and Chicago. She has briefed hundreds of disability appeals in federal courts across the country.

During her time at OGC, Professor Connelly received a lengthy list of awards for her outstanding quality of legal representation. She graduated summa cum laude from Adelphi University and from the Duke University School of Law with honors. Professor Connelly received her Ph.D. in English Literature from Temple University.


  • J.D., Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina Honors: With Honors
  • Ph.D., Temple University
    Major: English Literature
  • B.A., Adelphi University
    (Summa Cum Laude)

Past Employment Positions

  • Social Security Administration’s Office of the General Counsel, Assistant Regional Counsel
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