Erika A. Riggs

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Top Rated Social Security Disability Attorney in Troy, MI

Disability Law Group
 | 625 East Big Beaver Road, Ste 204
Troy, MI 48083
Phone: 248-800-2369
Fax: 248-838-1341
Selected To Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Social Security Disability (80%),
  • Military/Veterans Law (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Erika A. Riggs is a partner at Disability Law Group. Mrs. Riggs focuses her practice on Social Security Disability, Supplemental Security Income, and veterans' disability benefits, and her client base is located throughout the state. Mrs. Riggs assists adults as well as children who are disabled. She helps individuals in need prepare and complete the required application as well as any necessary appeals. She takes pride in ensuring that her clients are informed of their rights as well as prepared for their hearings in front of an Administrative Law Judge. Mrs. Riggs obtained her Juris Doctorate Wayne State University Law School in 2011 and received numerous scholarships for her volunteer work and academic achievements. She also co-founded a Detroit-based non-profit, The 313 Project, which still provides scholarships to high school students with demonstrated need and community involvement. Erika also continues to volunteer as a mediator and at free legal clinics for people in need and serves as a board member of the Michigan State Bar Young Lawyers Section.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Social Security Disability
    • 20%Military/Veterans Law
    Focus Areas

    Military & Veterans Law


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020

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    About Erika Riggs

    Admitted: 2011, Michigan

    Professional Webpage:


    • Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan, Crain's Detroit Business, 2017
    • For commitment to public service, the community and state bar invovement., State Bar of Michigan YLS Regeana Myrick Outstanding Young Lawyer Award Finalist, State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section, 2019

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • State Bar of Michigan, Social Security Section, Member
    • National Organization of Veterans' Advocates (NOVA), Member
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • Macomb County Bar Association, Member

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Free Legal Aid & Resource Clnic, Troy, Michigan, 2019
    • The 313 Project
    • National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives, Member

    Educational Background:

    • Wayne State University, B.A.


    • “I have sent many clients to Erika Riggs, and they always contact me and speak very highly of her. She is a very professional and knowledgeable attorney who behaves always with kindness and respect.”
    • “Erika Riggs shows more empathy than any other attorney I have ever met. Her clients consistently provide positive reviews about her strong character and advocacy.”

    These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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    Office Location for Erika A. Riggs

    625 East Big Beaver Road
    Ste 204
    Troy, MI 48083

    Phone: 248-800-2369

    Fax: 248-838-1341

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    Last Updated: 10/21/2020

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