Donald Chewning

Donald Chewning

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Social Security Disability Attorney in Two Rivers, WI

Chewning Legal, LLC
 | 1607 Washington Street, Two Rivers, WI 54241
Phone: 920-663-1006
Fax: 920-793-5379
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Social Security Disability (90%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (0%)
Attorney Profile

Donald J. Chewning is in solo practice with Chewning Legal, LLC and focuses primarily on helping individuals pursuing Social Security disability claims. Mr. Chewning represents clients throught the state. Mr. Chewning helps clients obtain Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, providing assistance with initial applications and handling denied claim appeals at both the administrative and federal court levels of the process.

Mr. Chewning is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Texas at Austin (B.A., 1997), a summa cum laude graduate of Marquette University Law School (J.D., 2000), and a former law clerk to the Honorable Justice Ann Walsh Bradley of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. He has argued cases in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and before the Wisconsin Supreme Court. In addition to practicing law, Mr. Chewning remains an active member of several professional organizations, including the State Bar of Wisconsin (member, board of governors, 2008-2010) and the Manitowoc County Bar Association and is a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR).

About Donald Chewning

Admitted: 2000, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage:


  • Member, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Summa Cum Laude, Marquette University Law School

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Admitted to practice before federal district courts in the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin and the Northern District of Illinois.
  • Argued before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Wisconsin Supreme Court
  • Board of Governors, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2008 - 2010
  • Sustaining Member, National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Identifying and Addressing Ethical Issues In Your Practice, Washington D.C., National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives Spring Conference, 2015
  • Speaker, Avoiding Common Mistakes in Social Security Disability Claims, 2012 Wisconsin Solo And Small Firm Conference, 2012
  • Speaker, Topics:  Social Security Get the Basics Down & Resolve Ethical Issues in your Practice, Seminar: Handling a Social Security Disablity Case (NBI, Inc., Dec. 10, 2014)
  • Articles Editor, Marquette University Law School

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A. With Highest Honors, 1997
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Office Location for Donald Chewning

1607 Washington Street
Two Rivers, WI 54241

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Last Updated: 4/10/2019

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