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Edward C. Ahlers

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Top Rated Social Security Disability Attorney in Cincinnati, OH

Crowley, Ahlers & Roth Co., LPA
600 Vine St, Suite 908
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-621-1652
Fax: 513-621-8430
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2023
Licensed in Ohio Since: 1982
Practice Areas: Social Security Disability, Workers' Compensation: Claimant, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

Edward C. Ahlers is a partner with the Ohio law firm of Crowley Ahlers & Roth Co LPA. After graduating from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1982, Mr. Ahlers served as a clerk for two years in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Mr. Ahlers then worked for the Legal Aid Society of Cincinnati for two years and then entered private practice in 1986.  Since joining his current law firm in 1988, he has focused his practice on representing individuals with the following types of claims:

  • Workers’ compensation
  • Social Security Disability
  • Personal injury
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

Mr. Ahlers was admitted to practice in Ohio in 1982. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and has handled cases in both of these courts.

Mr. Ahlers has a 30 plus year history of successfully representing claimants at administrative hearings before both the Social Security Administration and the Ohio Industrial Commission. He has also successfully pursued denial of benefit claims in both state and federal court, and has obtained favorable rulings for his clients in the Ohio Supreme Court and in the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

As a legal professional, Mr. Ahlers holds active memberships in several professional associations, including the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives, the Ohio Association for Justice, the Southwestern Ohio Trial Lawyers Association and the Cincinnati Bar Association where he is a past Chairman of their Social Security Committee. Beyond the courtroom, he is deeply committed to his local community, as seen by his involvement for many years with Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Social Security Disability
  • 30%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2023

About Edward C. Ahlers

First Admitted: 1982, Ohio

Professional Webpage:



  • Super Lawyers, Social Security, 2015-2022, Super Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity

  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives, Member, 1990 - Present
  • Ohio, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1993  
  • Cincinnati Bar Association’s Social Security Committee, Past Chairman, member since 1988
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1982
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Member, 1983 - present

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor (VLP), 1986 - 2006  

Educational Background

  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1982
  • Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, B.A. summa cum laude, Honors: With Honors, Major: English, 1979

Industry Groups

  • Also handling short and long term disability insurance claims.
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Office Location for Edward C. Ahlers

600 Vine St
Suite 908
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Phone: 513-621-1652

Fax: 513-621-8430

Last Updated: 9/7/2022

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